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RALEIGH — A House Judiciary committee is scheduled Tuesday, April 13, to take up a bill that would fully reopen bars and restaurants, as long as they follow specific safety guidelines.

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RALEIGH — A Greenville bar owner’s lawsuit challenging the state Emergency Management Act is heading to a three-judge panel. The panel will decide whether the act is unconstitutional because of the power it grants to Gov. Roy Cooper.

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RALEIGH — The General Assembly has passed with a unanimous vote a new COVID relief bill that would direct nearly $1.7 billion in aid across the state.

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RALEIGH — A Superior Court judge asked repeatedly Thursday, Feb. 18, for evidence that would justify state government orders that keep private bars closed across North Carolina.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all of our lives. But few in North Carolina can argue that they’ve taken as big a hit as owners and operators of private bars.

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RALEIGH — Bar owners from six counties across North Carolina are going to court to challenge the governor’s executive orders shutting down their businesses. Their lawsuit seeks to have a key piece of the state Emergency Management Act declared unconstitutional.

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Gov. Roy Cooper — and scores of politicians like them — have since March imposed noxious closures and lockdowns with the altruistic goal of keeping us safe. In reality, these government-imposed suppressions have done little but wreck our mental and physical health and devastate our economy.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 12:59

Getting back to business in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — Business around Richmond County is getting closer to normal since the government-imposed shutdown in response to COVID-19.

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Friday, 09 October 2020 17:47

COLUMN: The live music industry and COVID-19

Just after the March 10 concert honoring the music of the Allman Brothers Band at Madison Square Garden in New York City, the country literally shut down in so many ways. 

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RALEIGH — The pandemic and the government’s general response has exposed a curious paradox.

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