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RALEIGH — The NC Department of Revenue will temporarily pause accepting Phase 2 applications for Business Recovery Grants as the General Assembly considers increasing eligibility for additional types of businesses.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Revenue has opened a second application period for the Business Recovery Grant program. The BRG will issue a one-time payment to eligible North Carolina businesses that suffered an economic loss of at least 20% during the pandemic. The Phase 2 application deadline is March 18.

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RALEIGH — A research brief from curriculum publisher Amplify shows that elementary school students continue to lag behind in literacy almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WASHINGTON — Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2022 crop year have until March 15, 2022, to sign a contract. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers these two safety net programs to provide vital income support to farmers experiencing substantial declines in crop prices or revenues.  

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will open the application period for Phase II of the state’s Swine and Dairy Assistance COVID program beginning Feb. 23.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with North Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities, is hosting a mental health summit to assess the mental health needs of minority students on campus and the effects of the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The global establishment press has spilled metric tons of ink trying to paint Canada's "freedom convoy" as a gaggle of racist pinheads holding up progress for the heck of it.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Monday reported fewer than 50 new COVID cases over the weekend and two additional COVID-related deaths.

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RALEIGH — Following the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announcement that North Carolina won’t be ending the mask mandate for public school children, N.C. Speaker of the House, Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, stated that the House would be advancing legislation to give parents the ability to opt-out of the mask requirement. Legislation is expected after redistricting.

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ROCKINGHAM — For the first time in a while, Richmond County’s rate of positive cases is below the state average.

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