Stories tagged: "roy cooper"


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N.C. Is Taking It Slow on Reopening. Here’s How That Compares to Its Neighbors.

Gov. Cooper ordered the state move to Phase 2 of reopening Friday. But questions remain about the virus’ spread.

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Weeks After Trump Compels Meat Processors to Remain Open, COVID-19 Breaks Out at NC Tyson Plant

A Wilkesboro chicken plant is the site of another coronavirus outbreak at a North Carolina meat plant, Vice News reported Thursday.

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Is It Christian to Reopen Churches?

Amid a push to reopen NC churches, one faith leader asks: Is it a violation of Christian faith to recklessly put the life of our neighbor in death’s way?

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Self-Employed Workers Are Struggling to Get Unemployment Benefits

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, some in NC continue to report that they're struggling to access the state's unemployment benefits.

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NC State Employees Can Now Use Sick Days to Recover From Domestic Violence

In October, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive directive to allow eligible state employees to use their vacation time or sick days to deal with issues related to domestic violence.