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Friday, 26 June 2020 19:42

COLUMN: Cooper's mask order has no teeth

On Wednesday, June 24, Gov. Roy Cooper issued yet another executive order related to the COVID-19 pandemic, mandating that North Carolinans wear face coverings for at least the next three weeks.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons has issued a statement regarding the situation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where George Floyd died after being held down by three police officers, one of whom kept his knee on Floyd's neck even after Floyd loss consciousness.

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RALEIGH — A growing number of N.C. sheriffs won’t enforce Gov. Roy Cooper’s restrictions against indoor worship services as outlined in his latest executive order.

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WASHINGTON — Sheriff James Clemmons will be spending one day a month in the nation’s capital after being appointed to a federal commission.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals determined the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office violated a Vietnam veteran’s due process rights by denying his application for a concealed handgun permit.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper issued the 33rd veto of his administration when he rejected a bill requiring N.C. sheriffs to cooperate with federal immigration officials before they release inmates held in local jails.

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