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RALEIGH — N.C. Forest Service officials urge the public to use extreme caution with fireworks to reduce the risk of igniting wildfires during Independence Day celebrations.

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CHARLOTTE — The Fourth of July is just ahead, a time when people typically enjoy the summer holiday with backyard barbecues, fireworks or water fun. But this year, celebrating Independence Day will be different due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The American Red Cross offers safety tips you can follow.

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PINEHURST — Following a decision to resume many non-time sensitive procedures last month, FirstHealth of the Carolinas is relaxing some of the visitor restrictions in place at hospitals and clinics. 

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North Carolina is in talks with Republican organizers to ensure the August presidential nominating convention can be held safely in Charlotte, Gov. Roy Cooper said during a Tuesday, May 26 news conference. His comments come after President Trump threatened to relocate the Republican National Convention if full attendance isn’t guaranteed. 

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CHARLOTTE — Summer is just ahead — the perfect time of the year to enjoy the outdoors. But this year summer fun will be different due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The American Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina offers safety tips you can follow.

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CARTHAGE — Local residents can soon weigh in on what transportation projects they want to see included in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s 10-Year transportation plan for 2023-2032. 

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GARNER — The Governor’s Highway Safety Program is now accepting grant applications for eligible projects that would advance traffic safety in North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina communities interested in participating in the 2020 Watch for Me NC safety program may now submit applications to the N.C. Department of Transportation.

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RALEIGH — To reduce bicycle injuries and deaths, the N.C. Department of Transportation is encouraging people to apply to receive free bicycle helmets as part of an annual initiative the agency conducts.

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PINEHURST —FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond were awarded an "A" in The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 hospital safety grades, a national distinction positioning both campuses among the safest hospitals in the United Sates. 

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