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Child care centers struggle with conflicting coronavirus advice
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Darnella Warthen hoped to keep her Durham child care centers open even as the spread of COVID-19 prompted public schools, businesses and restaurants in the state to close for the foreseeable future. The families she served, largely poor and some struggling with housing, needed her and her staff to watch their kids while they worked lower-wage jobs. But
POLL: Biden-Abrams ticket beats Trump-Pence
Thursday, March 26, 2020
A Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and former Georgia Rep. Stacey Abrams would beat a Republican pairing of Donald Trump and Mike Pence, according to a progressive think tank whose polls of presidential primary contests have earned high marks for their accuracy. Way to Win, a women-led political funding group, commissioned Data for Progress to look into a
Another wave of N. Carolina residents now under home orders
Thursday, March 26, 2020
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s capital county on Thursday added another 1.1 million state residents to those now or soon under stay-at-home orders to dampen the coronavirus spread, which state officials say has contributed to another death. Elected leaders in Raleigh, Cary and the rest of Wake County issued the order, which will take effect as of 5
Issues, not candidates, drive black women’s votes
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The day after Super Tuesday, the Black Women’s Roundtable released its seventh annual report on black women and justice. “The Power of Black Women’s Leadership to Move a Justice Agenda Forward in the 2020 Decade” found that black women are a bellwether force in Democratic elections. “The results of the 2020 South Carolina

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Things to do during the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19, coronavirus or “Rona,” as some are calling it, has changed the way society

Son: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead, 85

NEW ORLEANS — Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans

DPS has first confirmed COVID-19 case

DURHAM – Durham Public Schools has received confirmation of an employee testing positive