Displaying items by tag: Roy Cooper

RALEIGH — An executive order giving people a break on utility payments threw local governments across North Carolina into financial havoc.

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ROCKINGHAM — State health officials are “absolutely in discussion right now” as to the possibility of making face-mask wearing mandatory.

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RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper Proclaimed June 15, 2020, Healthcare Heroes Day to recognize the daily heroic sacrifices made by healthcare professionals, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Should Gov. Roy Cooper continue his current approach to reopening North Carolina’s shattered economy, speed up the pace to save more jobs and businesses, or slow it down in response to increases in hospitalized patients with COVID-19?

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ROCKINGHAM — While Richmond County has seen more recoveries than new cases in the past week, the count keeps rising.

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RALEIGH — A bill reopening gyms and bars and expanding seating in restaurants has cleared the General Assembly.

Again.

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RALEIGH — ACE Speedway isn’t the only racetrack defying Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive orders against mass gatherings.

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RALEIGH — Problems with policing and race relations must be dealt with, North Carolina’s leading politicians say. But meeting to talk about the issues doesn’t guarantee change, experts say. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate plans to vote Tuesday, June 9, on legislation that would reopen gyms, bars, and expand in-person dining at restaurants. Sen. Rick Gunn, R-Alamance, tweaked existing and vetoed legislation so that Gov. Roy Cooper would sign it.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper late in the afternoon of Friday, June 5, vetoed a bill that would have reopened private bars and clubs, as well as expanded outdoor seating in restaurants and brewpubs.

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