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Bettman: Plan is to hold ’22 NHL draft in person in Montreal

He told The Associated Press the league is aiming for full arenas at the start of next season and an in-person draft in Montreal but would be ready to adjust as circumstances dictate.

Brazil reopens amid looming threat from delta variant

State governors are rolling back restrictions, soccer fans are starting to return to stadiums, and even the mayor of Rio de Janeiro has said the city’s famous New Year’s party is back on.

AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots

Those findings underscore the challenges facing public health officials as soaring infections in some states again threaten to overwhelm hospitals.

NCDHHS doubles wastewater monitoring sites to track COVID-19 spread

The additional sites were selected to include wastewater monitoring sites in all parts of the state.

India’s pandemic death toll could be in the millions

A report released Tuesday estimates excess deaths to be 3.4 million to 4.7 million since the pandemic began through last month.

Canada to let vaccinated US citizens enter country on Aug. 9

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said Monday a date for the U.S. to allow fully vaccinated Canadians to cross the land border isn’t yet known.

$15 million NC project launching soon to track COVID-19 variants

They’re teaming up with other medical universities in the state and partnering with health systems to share data.

Germany easing restrictions on travel from UK, Portugal

Germany’s national disease control center said late Monday that Britain, Portugal, Russia, India and Nepal will be removed from the country’s highest risk category of “virus variant areas” effective Wednesday.

Johnson says restrictions to ease, UK must live with virus

Britain has recorded more than 128,000 coronavirus deaths, the second-highest toll in Europe after Russia, and infections are rising now due to the highly transmissible delta variant.

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UNCW men’s and women’s soccer schedules released

Both teams' schedules have been released as of Thursday.

Habitual felon sentenced to up to 4.5 years in prison

Evidence was presented by the State that Jones had committed a similar breaking and entering into a storage building in January of 2018 on Virginia Avenue.

Dept. of Insurance fines Humana $630,000

Humana has accepted the voluntary settlement agreement without admitting any liability or violation of any federal or state laws, regulations or rules.

Interior Department announces next steps for proposed offshore wind energy project

This project, if approved, would be the first to operate off North Carolina's shore and has the potential to provide considerable economic benefits to the region during construction and throughout the project's lifetime.