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Gov. Cooper’s new Executive Order changes social distancing rules for stores

Governor Roy Cooper announced during a news conference on Thursday that he is signing a new executive order that makes changes to guidelines for shopping at grocery and retail stores. 

Several employees at Duplin County medical practice test positive for COVID-19

Several staff members at Rose Hill Medical Center have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a news release from the Duplin County Health Department.

Amber Alert: Missing 2-year-old found safe, father arrested in Maryland

The Durham Police Department is searching for a missing child Thursday morning.  

At least 65 coronavirus-related deaths in North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released its latest numbers of coronavirus cases in North Carolina.

Judge: Confederate group must return statue fund to UNC

A North Carolina judge has ruled that a $2.5 million fund that was set up to maintain a Confederate statue will have to be returned to the University of North Carolina.

Traveling minister accused of sexual misconduct with boys

A traveling minister accused of sexual misconduct involving teenage boys has been arrested in South Carolina.

Wiped out of toilet paper? Here’s why

Finding toilet paper in a global pandemic is a struggle. That's because it's part of a very tight supply chain.

Record 16.6 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: Roughly one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks.

How COVID-19 could be one reason for rise in NC coyotes sightings

Increased sightings of coyotes in neighborhoods could be due to changes in human activity caused by COVID-19 or could coincide with the normal increase of activity seen every spring as pup-rearing season gears up, according to biologists with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission.

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