NHRMC Trustees approve Novant partnership recommendation

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- We are one step closer to the future of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. On Tuesday night, the NHRMC Board of Trustees approved the Partnership Advisory Group's recommendation to partner with Novant Health.

Black Americans exercise their economic power for #BlackoutTuesday

Tuesday is #BlackoutTuesday2020. Many African-Americans are boycotting America's pocketbook by not spending money all day and, if they do, only will spend at black-owned businesses.

North Carolina residents won’t need a doctor’s order for a COVID test

North Carolinians will no longer need to get an order from their doctor to receive a coronavirus test.

In NC gov’s race, Forest runs 1st ad; Cooper has $14M cash

Recent unrest in North Carolina cities and job losses related to COVID-19 closings are featured prominently in the first general election ad of the governor’s race from Republican nominee Dan Forest.

Father-son arm wrestling match leads to shooting

A father is in jail after losing an arm wrestling contest to his young son which led to a shooting and an 8-hour standoff with the police.

US commits $1.6 billion to Novavax coronavirus vaccine

The federal government is putting $1.6 billion behind drug manufacturer Novavax for development of a coronavirus vaccine, with the goal of delivering 100 million doses by early next year.

Judge rules bowling alleys in NC can reopen

A North Carolina Superior Court judge on Tuesday ruled that bowling alleys can reopen in the state, despite Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order to keep them closed.

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta's mayor says she has tested positive for COVID-19, despite having what she describes as “no symptoms.”

US ‘looking at’ banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late Monday that the U.S. is "looking at" banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps over national security concerns.

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