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Wednesday, 01 July 2020 17:25

COLUMN: State shouldn't play favorites

With hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians out of work and millions fearful about their futures, state and local policymakers are about to encounter a parade of companies, industries, and special-interest groups asking for targeted tax breaks and other handouts.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order requiring face masks made North Carolina businesses responsible for enforcement. But they weren’t given directions about how to comply until the order had taken effect. 

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STATESVILLE — Carolina Farm Credit is now accepting applications for the 12th year of the Ag Biz Planner program and the 5th year of the Ag Biz Basics program.

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ROCKINGHAM — Will Moss never intended to be in the tire business.

After several years of helping his father, William “Bo” Moss, change tires, he vowed not to do it again.

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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 — (Thursday), Gov. Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 143 to addresses the social, environmental, economic, and health disparities in communities of color that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Order directs state agencies and offices to provide targeted measures to help communities of color that have been affected by the pandemic. 

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RALEIGH — Unemployment, homelessness, depression, and a host of mental health issues are on the rise for North Carolina’s military veterans.

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RALEIGH — Jeff Brooks was watching the governor in a news conference. Brooks, who owns a gym in Onslow County, immediately realized he was in trouble. 

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RALEIGH — Only 2.2% of volunteers tested in North Carolina have coronavirus antibodies — a percentage both hopeful and troubling for the state’s ability to reopen its economy, based on recent data from the first phase of a Wake Forest and Atrium Health COVID-19 Study. The findings come as Republicans and entrepreneurs push to reopen businesses shuttered by government orders.

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ROCKINGHAM — Sly’s Famous Diner is more than a restaurant, according to 22-year-old DeMarcus Hough.

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