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Cooper, Forest spar over COVID, economy at governor’s debate
Thursday, October 15, 2020
RALEIGH — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest traded jabs over reopening the economy and dealing with the threat of the coronavirus pandemic during North Carolina’s lone gubernatorial debate on Wednesday night. As Forest highlighted his ambitions to more aggressively get kids in physical classrooms and adults back to
Greensboro Latinos warn of attempted intimidation by ‘poll monitor’
Thursday, October 15, 2020
GREENSBORO– On Thursday at 8:45 a.m., a single Republican poll monitor menacingly stood less than four feet away from a group of eight Latino activists as they waited in the line to early vote. Although there were dozens of people in line who appeared Black and white, he stood across from the only Latinos, pointedly taking notes on a clipboard as they
Carolina Senate race upended by sexting, virus diagnosis
Monday, October 5, 2020
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s intensely competitive and expensive U.S. Senate race has been upended by personal and health disruptions that sent sharp tremors and uncertainty through the campaigns and an electorate already casting ballots. Democratic nominee Cal Cunningham acknowledged and apologized for exchanging sexually suggestive text
Debate anger: Biden tells interrupting Trump, ‘Shut up, man’
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
CLEVELAND — Marked by angry interruptions and bitter accusations, the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden erupted in contentious exchanges Tuesday night over the coronavirus pandemic, city violence, job losses and how the Supreme Court will shape the future of the nation’s health care. In what was the
N.C. Supreme Court rejects death sentences
Monday, September 28, 2020
RALEIGH – Three death row prisoners were resentenced to life without parole Friday after the N.C. Supreme Court ruled that they had been unconstitutionally returned to death row after receiving life sentences under the state’s Racial Justice Act. Christina Walters, Quintel Augustine, and Tilmon Golphin will be removed from death row because
Tillis calibrates ties to Trump
Thursday, September 24, 2020
RALEIGH — When President Donald Trump fired up a crowd at a North Carolina airport recently, he gave a shout-out to the home-state senator fighting in his own tough reelection battle that could decide control of the chamber. Republican Sen. Thom Tillis, Trump said, has “been by my side!” But at that moment, Tillis wasn’t. Sitting
Supreme Court vacancy looms large in 2nd Senate debate
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
RALEIGH — Questions about the potential successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg hung heavy over Tuesday night’s second debate in a U.S. Senate race in North Carolina whose outcome could decide the chamber’s control. While Republican incumbent Thom Tillis embraced a swift process toward President Donald Trump’s preferred conservative on the
US Senate challenger supports Poor People’s Campaign agenda
Friday, September 11, 2020
U.S. Senate challenger Cal Cunningham responded to the policy priorities of the Poor People’s Campaign during a town hall, saying he supports a living wage, health care for all and restoration of the full Voting Rights Act. Cunningham, the Democrat who’s challenging Republican incumbent Sen. Thom Tillis, said he supports several measures to

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NCCU student-athletes march to the polls

DURHAM – More than 160 North Carolina Central student-athletes participated in the NCCU

Boy Scouts bankruptcy could leave churches liable

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Churches who chartered or have ever hosted a Boy Scouts of America

North Carolina young voters ready to change the world

RALEIGH – Meredith College senior Dani Bahena Bustos, 21, knows the issues that loom large