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

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper will move North Carolina into Phase 2.5 on Friday, Sept. 4, when gyms and bowling alleys will be able to operate at 30% capacity.

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RALEIGH — Gyms are still closed in North Carolina, as Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper remains among a small handful of governors refusing to reopen them.

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RALEIGH — A N.C. Business Court judge is working through several cases against Gov. Roy Cooper from business owners seeking to reopen.

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RALEIGH — Legislators debated past the midnight hour Thursday into Friday on yet another bill that would allow gyms and fitness centers to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. House failed to override a veto on a bill to reopen gyms and bars Wednesday, June 24, sealing the fate of hundreds of businesses around the state.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill opening gyms and bars. 

Cooper waited until the legislature adjourned for the weekend before acting on the measure, which strikes yet another blow against businesses struggling to survive amid a pandemic and ongoing protests over the killing of George Floyd.

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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 — 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 — Like many gym owners in North Carolina, Neil Strother and his wife, Ann, just want to reopen their Wilson business, Victory Fitness.

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