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RALEIGH — Last week, the North Carolina Child Fatality Task Force submitted its 2022 Annual Report to Gov. Roy Cooper and the N.C. General Assembly. The report contains data on child deaths and recommendations for changes in law to prevent child deaths formulated by the Task Force after studying data, hearing presentations by agency leaders and experts in child health and safety, and hearing recommendations from child death reviews. 

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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale Folwell is once again sounding the alarm on some nonprofit hospitals in the state, with a new report that shows low-income patients are being billed when they were eligible for charity care. This comes on the heels of a similar report released in October by Folwell, who oversees the State Health Plan for government employees, the largest health insurance plan in the state. 

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Monday, 18 October 2021 13:15

OPINION: Mortgage discrimination claims are bunk

A few weeks ago, the Associated Press and a nonprofit journalism outfit called The Markup released a dataset and news stories purporting to prove the existence of pervasive discrimination against racial minorities by mortgage lenders. The McClatchy newspapers in North Carolina (The Charlotte Observer, The News & Observer in Raleigh, and the Herald-Sun in Durham) splashed the Markup/AP findings across their front pages and contributed additional reporting about the North Carolina-specific data.

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RALEIGH — Accountability for publicly funded school choice programs should primarily come through parent empowerment, not regulatory overreach. That’s the assessment of a new report from Notre Dame Law School scholar Nicole Stelle Garnett published by the Manhattan Institute.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees approved the 2021 Performance Measures for Student Success Report from the N.C. Community College System at Tuesday’s meeting. 

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ROCKINGHAM – First responders were called out to a one-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. on Highway 74 West near the Richmond County Animal Shelter.

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EAST ROCKINGHAM – The East Rockingham Fire Department was dispatched at 3:15 p.m. Thursday afternoon to a single-vehicle accident on Hatcher Road, midway between Airport Road and Battley Dairy Road.

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Tuesday, 03 October 2017 08:52

Accident and Fire Report: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017

Accident Report

CORDOVA – On Monday evening, Cordova Fire Rescue was dispatched at 8:30 p.m. to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Ledbetter Street and Old Cheraw Highway.

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Wednesday, 27 September 2017 07:59

Fire Report: Structure Fire

ROCKINGHAM -- On Tuesday afternoon, the Rockingham Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire on the corner of Baker Street and Richmond Road.

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Wednesday, 27 September 2017 07:33

Accident Report: Vehicle Rollover on U.S. HWY 1 South

CORDOVA – First responders were called out at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday to a one-vehicle rollover accident. The incident occurred between Osborne and Sandhills Roads on U.S. Highway 1 South.

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