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RALEIGH — The Criminal Justice Analysis Center, housed within the Governor’s Crime Commission, announces the launch of the new Justice Data Portal, a centralized, interactive online clearinghouse of criminal justice data collected by agencies across North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced that an average of nine North Carolinians died each day from a drug overdose in 2020, a 40% increase from the previous year.

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I promise I’m no math geek. So why do my columns about North Carolina politics and public policy so often feature rankings, economic data, or other statistics?

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RALEIGH  — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released the North Carolina Violent Death Reporting System Data Dashboard, an interactive online dashboard that provides aggregate information on violent deaths for all 100 counties in North Carolina. The NC-VDRS dashboard, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was created to make data more accessible to public health partners to inform the development, implementation and evaluation of prevention efforts around violence and safety. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Placards bearing the names of 45 domestic violence victims from across North Carolina dot the lawn of the old Richmond County courthouse.

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ROCKINGHAM — One hundred and sixty-seven purple and silver pinwheels spin in the breeze and shimmer in the sunlight in front of the Richmond County Department of Social Services.

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RALEIGH — As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise across North Carolina, key parts of the state’s science and data remain inaccessible to the public.

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