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RALEIGH — During the month of April alone, North Carolina lost 572,000 jobs, or 12.5% of the state’s total employment. That’s a higher rate of job loss than any of our neighbors experienced. Among the 12 Southeastern states, only Kentucky and West Virginia fared worse.

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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 — The N.C. Craft Brewers Guild is among those, including Carolina Journal, seeking clarification from Gov. Roy Cooper about the fate of breweries, wineries, and distilleries.

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RALEIGH — Even though Gov. Roy Cooper has allowed open salons and barber shops to reopen partially this week, salon owners still may file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of his COVID-19 orders. 

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RALEIGH — Tattoo parlors are safe enough to reopen. Gyms, yoga studios, and public playgrounds aren’t.

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RALEIGH — The COVID-19 outbreak can’t be an excuse to outlaw most indoor worship services in North Carolina, a federal judge ruled Saturday, May 16.

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RALEIGH — A growing number of N.C. sheriffs won’t enforce Gov. Roy Cooper’s restrictions against indoor worship services as outlined in his latest executive order.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper is urging churches to follow restrictions prohibiting indoor services, but acknowledges law enforcement officers’ leeway in choosing what to enforce.

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RALEIGH — A collection of churches filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, May 14, challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order banning mass gatherings, a move that has severely limited indoor worship services.

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RALEIGH — The Cooper administration may be inviting Medicaid fraud, thanks to an executive order the governor issued Tuesday, May 12.

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