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North Carolina Families Try to Balance Changing Summer Camp Plans for Kids

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing Piedmont families to constantly juggle their schedules. Even summer planning has been thrown for a loop.  

When will you get your stimulus payment? Here’s how to check

Coronavirus stimulus checks are on their way and millions of Americans are anxiously awaiting the money while checking their bank accounts for signs of the money being deposited.

Obama to endorse Biden for president

Former President Barack Obama will endorse Joe Biden on Tuesday, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN.

Biden pledges to pick a woman to be his running mate

Joe Biden on Sunday committed to picking a woman running mate if he is the Democratic presidential nominee. Biden made the statement during the Democratic debate in Washington, D.C.

Dolly Parton wants to make a return visit to the cover of Playboy

Dolly Parton wants to appear on the cover of Playboy again.

Elizabeth Warren ends presidential campaign

Elizabeth Warren is dropping out of the presidential race, a source familiar with her plans tells CNN, following another round of disappointing finishes in primary contests across the country on Super Tuesday.

Survey says many Americans won’t buy Corona beer due to Coronavirus

Corona beer isn’t making any changes to its advertising despite the name’s unfortunate similarity to the deadly coronavirus.

Facebook removes ‘North Carolina Breaking News’ page for spreading ‘fake news’

The Facebook page "North Carolina Breaking News" contained some posts touting good deeds by police officers in the city of Winston-Salem. But the officers named in the posts didn't exist.

Father sues hospital after wife dies during childbirth

After his wife died giving birth to their baby boy, a father of two began research into the “maternal mortality crisis” in the United States, the only developed country with a rising death rate for pregnant or new mothers. He is now pushing for policy changes and awareness.

New device may prevent McDonald’s ice cream machines from breaking

When you want a McFlurry, one of the worst things to hear is that the McDonald’s ice cream machine is broken.

Soldier surprises mom at police officer swearing-in ceremony

A soldier came home for the first time in over two years to give his mother a sweet surprise on a special day.

‘You called me a liar’: Audio of post-debate chat released

CNN has released audio of a post-debate exchange between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in which she accuses her 2020 Democratic opponent of calling her a "liar on national TV."

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.