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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has signed into law House Bill 951, which will change how power companies, namely, Duke Energy, produce energy and how they can charge customers. The bill, known as “Energy Solutions for North Carolina,” was introduced in June and has gotten bipartisan support.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill designed to block the state attorney general from entering collusive lawsuit settlements. It's Cooper's 11th veto this year and No. 64 since he took office in 2017.

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Friday, 17 September 2021 12:37

OPINON: Cooper's all in on critical race theory

Even in North Carolina, the rejection of fundamental American principles thunders ahead. The proof? Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed an anti-critical race theory bill on Sept. 10. If one reads the text, it’s hard to imagine political leaders opposing these principles a few years ago. Simply put, the bill works to reinforce the American tenets of equality and our E Pluribus Unum motto.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has pulled out his veto stamp again to reject bills dealing with public school indoctrination and penalties for rioting. Cooper now has vetoed 10 bills this year and 63 bills since becoming governor in 2017.

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RALEIGH — The state Senate has voted again, 27-15, to place new limits on the governor's emergency powers. The Senate's endorsement of the measure returns the issue to the state House.

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Gov. Roy Cooper is closing in on 60 vetoes since he took office, but few will be lower than his impending veto to repeal the Jim Crow-era pistol permit system. A law in North Carolina for over 100 years, there is plenty of evidence the legislation was implemented in 1919 to keep blacks unarmed.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper wants a provision to curb a governor’s powers removed from state budget plans.

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RALEIGH — Some Republican members of the N.C. Council of State used a meeting Tuesday, Aug. 3, to underscore the challenges employers face in finding workers because, at least in part, of generous unemployment benefit payments from the federal government.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Thursday, July 29, that, although statewide mask mandates will still expire July 30 according to recent guidance, his administration is launching vaccination verification requirements for Cabinet agencies and a general campaign to pressure other government entities and private businesses toward similar vaccination requirements.

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Marley Moss: The Official Rich…

ROCKINGHAM — Marley Moss, a senior on the Richmond Senior High School cheerleading team, has been named the Official Richmond County Female Athlete of the Week presented by HWY 55. Read more

Pedro Molina: The Official Ric…

ROCKINGHAM — Pedro Molina, a senior soccer player, has been named the Official Richmond County Male Athlete of the Week presented by HWY 55. Read more

First-round exit in SAC tourna…

SANFORD — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ soccer team made a first-round exit in the Sandhills Athletic Conference tournament on Monday. Read more

Personable and Knowledgeable: …

PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas nurse Keelie Sanchez Ingram, R.N., has been honored with the DAISY Award for July 2021. Sanchez Ingram, who works in the GI Lab at... Read more

COVID boosters available at Ri…

ROCKINGHAM — Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID boosters are being given at the Richmond County Health Department Monday-Thursday 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. and on Friday 8-11 a.m. Pfizer boosters will... Read more

Financial incentives for COVID…

RALEIGH  — The  $25 Summer Card pilot program operated by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services was successful in encouraging COVID-19 vaccination, according to a published research letter... Read more

N.C. WILDLIFE: Howling coyotes…

RALEIGH — Just in time for Halloween, expect to see and hear more coyotes over the coming weeks as young coyotes leave their parents’ territory to establish a home of... Read more

OPINION: Surge in violence mer…

Are North Carolinians safer today than they were a decade ago? That depends on how you define the term “safe.” Read more

Proposed redistricting maps fi…

RALEIGH — The N.C. House Redistricting Committee submitted its proposed state district maps Friday, Oct. 22, after two months of public hearings and open meetings. They can be viewed on... Read more

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