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UNCW hopes to have fall reopening plan by end of May

UNCW is still working on a reopening plan for its fall semester.

North Carolina public universities aim for fall 2020 restart

The leader of North Carolina’s public university system says he plans to reopen campuses in the fall with precautions against COVID-19.

Documents: UNC system president didn’t report board seats

The interim president of North Carolina's public university system didn't disclose on required annual public statements that he was paid as a board member of major corporations doing business with the state.

NC Senate approves bill to allow the sale of alcohol in college stadiums

A bill authorizing boards of trustees at University of North Carolina system schools to decide whether to sell alcohol at their stadiums and athletic facilities has cleared the final hurdle in the General Assembly.

Bill to address ride-sharing user safety passes NC committee

Spurred by the slaying of a college student in neighboring South Carolina, lawmakers in North Carolina are working on new rules for ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft to make users feel safer and know when drivers are legitimate.

North Carolina House moving quickly on retooled ID standards

The North Carolina House is moving quickly on retooling recently developed rules to determine which student or employee identification cards are reliable for use as voter IDs starting next year.

Cooper seeks $3.9B bond package, 9 percent teacher raises

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's two-year budget would seek to borrow twice as much as state House Republicans are proposing in their respective proposed construction bond referendums.

UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

The board overseeing North Carolina's public universities is meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters at the state's flagship campus.

UNC Board of Governors member: UNC plan for Silent Sam ‘cowardice’

When the UNC System Board of Governors meets later this month and discusses UNC Chapel Hill's plan to build a new facility that would house a controversial Confederate statue, Thom Goolsby won't support the idea.

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Gov. Cooper visits NC vaccine site, encourages adults to get vaccinated

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen visited a vaccine clinic held by the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services to see more people get their COVID-19 vaccine. 

Jackson atop NC Senate fundraising; Walker coffers also full

North Carolina U.S. Senate candidates have released their first campaign finance reports of the 2022 election cycle.

North Carolina unemployment rate falls to 5.2% in March

North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell for the sixth consecutive month in March.