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Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.

US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Wilmington Juneteenth Committee reacts to federal holiday declaration

On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed a bill into law declaring Juneteenth a national holiday. Now some in the Cape Fear are reacting.

Heated debate before US Catholic bishops vote on Communion

The issue is by far the most contentious agenda item at the virtual national meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Biden signs bill making Juneteenth, marking the end of slavery, a federal holiday

President Joe Biden signed a bill Thursday afternoon making Juneteenth a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

Biden says ‘America is back at the table’ as 1st foreign trip continues

President Joe Biden declared that "America is back at the table" Sunday as he concluded his first Group of Seven summit on his first overseas trip as president and prepared to head for Brussels for another round of talks with top allies at a NATO summit.

Pelosi rules out having Biden create Jan. 6 commission

Pelosi said House committees could take the lead in investigating.

George Floyd’s family meets with Biden and lawmakers on anniversary of death

Members of George Floyd's family are in Washington Tuesday to meet with President Biden and top congressional leaders, one year to the day after his death at the hands of a white police officer rocked the country and sparked nationwide protests against police brutality.

Biden doubling spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

President Joe Biden says he's doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.