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RALEIGH — Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper issued his first executive order of the pandemic in March 2020, at the time implementing a interminable state of emergency, a move that’s typically reserved for hurricanes and other natural disasters.

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ROCKINGHAM — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday proposed spending $45 million on motorsports in the Tar Heel State, including $10 million to Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex.

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RALEIGH — The National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoffs start this weekend, and, as it turns out, the Carolina Hurricanes are one of the best teams in the league, albeit in a shortened 56-game season.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, decreed Wednesday, April 28, that he will lift the mandate on masks for people outside, but that the indoor mandate will remain at least until June 1.

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RALEIGH — After two years of stalemate with the General Assembly, Gov. Roy Cooper used his “State of the State” address to pressure lawmakers to embrace his priorities — expanding Medicaid and dramatically increasing state spending. 

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It seems Gov. Roy Cooper doesn’t get out much, meaning outside North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper is leading a nationwide effort in cooperation with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to encourage business leaders to publicly oppose states that pass election-reform laws.

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ROCKINGHAM — Gov. Roy Cooper said on Wednesday that, due to COVID-19 cases stabilizing and more residents getting vaccinated, he could ease more restrictions on June 1.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper introduced a $55.9 billion budget proposal on Wednesday, March 24, that includes many of the goals he’s had since taking office. But this time he claims they’re needed due to the COVID pandemic.

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RALEIGH — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican lawmakers have reached an agreement on reopening public schools for in-person instruction under a compromise plan that returns most decision-making autonomy to local school boards.

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