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NC’s status among lowest-paying states for unemployment benefits is by GOP design

How did North Carolina get here with such low unemployment insurance benefits available? The primary answer is that these are levels that Republican legislative leaders have been comfortable with for nearly seven years as the state slowly emerged from the depths of the Great Recession of 2008-11. The UI reductions were the key elements in […]

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Raleigh moms launch virtual one-room school house with free weekday sessions for kids, families

By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor Two Raleigh moms are building a virtual village for kids and families, providing some continuity to our days as schools and businesses are shut down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. In just a few weeks, their venture, Tin Can Kids, already is taking off — […]

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Latest: At 38, coronavirus deaths in NC have quadrupled in a week

Raleigh, N.C. — Here are the latest updates on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in North Carolina and across the globe: What you need to know: Latest updates: 5:30 p.m.: Coronavirus deaths in North Carolina have more than quadrupled in a week. By Sunday evening, the state counted 38 deaths, up from just eight […]

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North Carolina Saturday update: Health officials report 183 additional COVID-19 cases

RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY) — The North Carolina Department Health and Human Services reports that confirmed cases of COVID-19 are now up to 2,585 as of Sunday morning. North Carolinians saw 183 additional cases from Saturday’s report of 2,402. Overall, 40,045 residents in North Carolina have been tested from 89 counties. Gov. Roy Cooper and health […]

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More than 2,500 COVID-19 cases reported in North Carolina, 31 deaths in the state

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Here are the latest updates about COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in North Carolina. SUNDAY 3:20 p.m.Sampson County officials announced a third case of COVID-19. The patient is isolated at Sampson Regional Medical Center in stable conditions. Since the person has no travel history or no correlation to […]

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Durham County reports first COVID-19-related death, 182 cases in the county

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Here are the latest updates about COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in North Carolina. SUNDAY 11 a.m.There are now 2,585 cases of the novel coronavirus reported in 89 counties across North Carolina. 31 people have died from complications due to the virus while another 261 people are currently […]

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