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Prison Outbreak

A coronavirus outbreak at Neuse Correctional Institution, in Eastern North Carolina, has contributed to a doubling of confirmed cases in North Carolina’s prisons over the past few days.

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Elections Cuts

The demands of the approaching U.S. presidential race may not be enough to spare county elections boards from broader budget cuts prompted by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Silent Sam

An Orange County judge ruled Wednesday that most of the $2.5 million in the deal for the Silent Sam Confederate statue will be returned to the UNC System, but not all of it.

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Homeless Housing

State and federal officials are lining up more than 16,500 rooms in hotels, dormitories and other facilities for homeless people in North Carolina to stay at to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Undocumented Aid

Domestic work cleaning the homes of American families is a typical and, relatively speaking, stable job for Latina immigrants like Mayra Pérez of Durham.

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Nursing Home Directives

North Carolina health officials on Wednesday ordered new resident and employee protections in the state’s nursing homes and similar settings after the new coronavirus further penetrated those facilities, leading to more deaths.

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Arts Assistance

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Municipal Budgets

Officials in North Carolina’s cities and towns are tasked with balancing their budgets at a time when their revenue streams are unknown.