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RALEIGH — The North Carolina state prison system now has some additional resources to help those incarcerated better their chances of being successful upon their release. Thanks to the expansion of the Second Chance Pell Experiment, two private universities and a community college in the state will offer incarcerated individuals the opportunity to participate in postsecondary educational programs.

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ROCKINGHAM — More than 8 tons of trash were picked up from Richmond County roadways in October, according to the monthly solid waste report.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. prison system, comprising 55 facilities and employing roughly 16,000 staff, is one of the largest agencies in the state. That might surprise some, as prisons, from the real estate they occupy, to the critical role they play in governance, are not foremost in our minds when it comes to policy.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County set a new record high for coronavirus cases Monday, with most coming out of Morrison Correctional Institution.

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