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RALEIGH — North Carolina received more than $4.9 million federal funds for small rural hospitals in the state to provide COVID-19 testing and mitigation, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today. The program will provide increased COVID-19 testing to rural populations ensuring an equitable distribution across the state.  

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The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to cut $40 million from the federal Charter Schools Program, in a major policy shift away from the bipartisan support that charter schools have enjoyed in recent years.

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RALEIGH — Public school districts in North Carolina have received about $5.3 billion in COVID-related relief from the federal government. But, on average, school leaders have spent just 13% of that money.

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WADESBORO — With the start of the school year just around the corner, Pee Dee Electric is reminding local K-12 teachers to submit their applications for a Bright Ideas education grant.

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Monday, 19 July 2021 13:20

OPINION: We need more and better policing

One of the best ways to save black lives and help poor North Carolinians would be to increase funding for North Carolina police departments and sheriffs.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina, the leading provider of credit to farmers and rural residents in North Carolina, has made a generous $30,000 gift to North Carolina State University’s Soldier to Agriculture Program.

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RALEIGH — Three bills comprising the thrust of legislative election integrity efforts advanced through the N.C. Senate Committee on Redistricting and Elections on Wednesday, June 9. Senate Bills 326, 725, and 724 were each approved by voice vote and referred out of committee.

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RALEIGH — A bill sponsored by Democrats in the N.C. House would pump billions of additional dollars into public education over the next few years toward meeting the requirements of a new remedial agreement in the ongoing Leandro lawsuit.

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HAMLET — As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Richmond Community College recently received an additional $3.469 million for direct student aid from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III. RichmondCC has already awarded over $1.748 million directly to students impacted by the pandemic.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has distributed additional funds to students who qualified for federal funding through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II to assist students with exceptional financial need.

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