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Biden rule to shield ‘Dreamers’ seeks to bypass Congress

The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young children from deportation, the latest maneuver in a long-running drama over the policy’s legality.

Pelosi vows to pass infrastructure, eyes smaller social bill

With President Joe Biden’s broad domestic agenda at risk of collapse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday vowed that Democrats will pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill this week and push ahead on the bigger $3.5 trillion social safety net and climate change bill while acknowledging the total amount will drop.

U.S. to donate 500 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to global supply

The Biden administration is purchasing 500 million more doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to donate to low- and middle-income countries, which will bring the total number of shots committed by the U.S. for the global supply to 1.1 billion, the White House said.

Biden easing foreign travel restrictions, requiring vaccines

President Joe Biden will ease foreign travel restrictions into the U.S. beginning in November, when his administration will require all foreign nationals flying into the country to be fully vaccinated.

McMaster says he will fight Biden ‘to the gates of hell’ after vaccine mandate speech

Attorney General Alan Wilson said his staff has started to look into the law and its legal standing.

NC congressman reacts to Pres. Biden’s vaccine mandate

A North Carolina lawmaker is speaking out after President Joe Biden's sweeping new federal vaccine requirements that will affect as many as 100 million Americans.

Biden to announce new COVID-19 mandates for federal workers, others

President Joe Biden is toughening COVID-19 vaccine requirements for federal workers and contractors as he aims to boost vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant that is killing thousands each week and jeopardizing the nation’s economic recovery.

Biden OK’s North Carolina’s disaster request from Storm Fred

President Joe Biden has approved a request for federal funds to be made available to residents of western North Carolina who saw major flooding last month due to Tropical Storm Fred.

Jobless Americans will have few options as benefits expire

Millions of jobless Americans lost their unemployment benefits on Monday, leaving only a handful of economic support programs for those who are still being hit financially by the year-and-a-half-old coronavirus pandemic.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.