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GOP lawmakers canít join NC voter ID lawsuit
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
RALEIGH — A judge didn’t step over the line when she refused to let North Carolina’s legislative leaders formally defend the state’s latest photo identification voting law with other state government attorneys, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. A majority of the 15 judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld 2019
Grief, smiles 1 year after Floyd death as family meets Biden
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
WASHINGTON — They mourned together and laughed together in the Oval Office, and spoke of what President Joe Biden called “the hard reality that racism has long torn us apart.” The first anniversary of George Floyd’s death was supposed to be a milestone moment in Washington, a time to mark the passage of a policing law to make
Broadband, education atop Cooperís $5.7B virus aid proposals
Thursday, May 20, 2021
RALEIGH — Broadband, K-12 and higher education, local infrastructure and targeted businesses would be among the greatest beneficiaries in Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposals unveiled Wednesday on how to spend $5.7 billion in federal COVID-19 aid recently approved by Congress. “This pandemic has brought us a once-in-a-generation challenge. These

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Endless Yard Sale

Time: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18-19: explore


Juneteenth Celebration

Time: 7 p.m. A coalition of local organizations


Juneteenth Celebration

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Juneteenth Celebration

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REVIEW: The Hitmanís Wifeís Bodyguard

On a moment’s notice, these three eccentric actors can bring the crazy. Toss in cursing,

You can save someone from sickle cell disease

World Sickle Cell Day is June 19. Sickle cell disease affects 100,000 mostly Black and biracial

Sturgis wins two national championships at NCAAs

EAST GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T is an up-and-coming team. North Carolina A&T