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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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RALEIGH — Republican Senate lawmakers have introduced a bill that would change the 100-person capacity limit at outdoor high school sporting venues.

Senate Bill 116 would change the 100-person limit to 40% of an outdoor facility’s capacity.

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ROCKINGHAM — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday extended his modified stay-at-home order for another month.

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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.

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Wednesday, 30 September 2020 19:04

COOPER: Bars can open outdoors only

ROCKINGHAM — After more than six months of being closed because of government mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic, bars in North Carolina can open again — sort of.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has promised $445 million state tax dollars to corporations so far in 2020. At the same time, he’s kept a large swath of North Carolina’s small businesses closed under his COVID-19 orders. 

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RALEIGH— N.C. bar owners are planning another rally Thursday, Sept. 10, as part of a months-long effort to persuade Gov. Roy Cooper to reopen bars.

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RALEIGH — The Pour House Music Hall and Record Shop is eerily quiet. 

Dusty. Empty. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Despite an ongoing executive order keeping gyms closed, one national chain opened up its new Richmond County location Tuesday.

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