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NC will require masks for all students and teachers in K-8 school...

North Carolina will require all students and teachers in kindergarten through eighth grade to wear masks indoors when they return to the classroom next month.

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NC: Raleigh Pushes for Permanent Fare-Fr...

There's been no campaign against the idea of giving transit users a free ride. But fare-free transit hasn't truly faced a reckoning yet.

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Charlotte workers go on strike, demandin...

The minimum wage was last increased in 2009 to $7.25. Workers across North Carolina are demanding better pay immediately.

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OMG: Liquor Shortages Reported in North Carolina, Vermont

WNCT reported this week that North Carolina has seen a shortage, in part because of the way the alcohol industry in that state is structured, with the “sale, distribution, and p

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5 Apps to Help You Stay Safe During a Hu...

Find cheap gas, connect with nearby residents, and get the fastest alerts for impending danger in your area using these apps.

Group pressing for election to remove Ra...

Under the city's charter, the petition must be signed by at least 13,745 people, which would equal 25 percent of the number who cast votes in Raleigh's last election in 2019. Baldwin declined to comment on the recall effort. "North Carolina’s top ...

North Carolina has a state-certified COVID-19 vaccination card. W...

Raleigh, NC – Gov. Roy Cooper this year said his administration was exploring the development of a vaccine passport for residents. “We want to be able to help people to be able to show others that they have gotten the vaccine because a lot of people ar ...

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Nikole Hannah-Jones chooses to teach at ...

Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says she will not teach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill following an extended fight over tenure there, and instead will take a

How a Raleigh pharmacist preaches the im...

As hospitalizations continue to rise because of the spread of a newer COVID-19 variant, one pharmacist wants people to realize how important vaccines are against the coronavirus. Dr. Faith Clark is a Raleigh Walmart pharmacist spreading the message about the importance of COVID-19 vaccines Dr.

Left-leaning groups pressure Schumer to act on voting bill

As state lawmakers return to Raleigh to continue the legislative session, Republicans plan to try to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a bill restricting certain abortions in North Carolina. Progress NC recently launched a digital ad campaign ...

Fayetteville native on 1,800-mile walk t...

During the last the months of 2020, the military recorded 156 suicide deaths among all branches of service - a 25 percent jump from the same period the previous year.

Biden’s visit to Raleigh targets area wi...

The community center sits in the middle of a tract — bordered by Millbrook Road to the north, New Hope Church Road to the south and Capital Boulevard to the east — that’s marked by the undesirable

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NFL Week 6 Wrap-Up: The NFC (L)East

With Week 6 of the 2020 NFL season finished, the NFC East is atrocious, the Titans are special, and Rodgers needed a wake-up call.

Run One of These 3 Holiday-Themed Virtual Races—Starting With Hal...

Work off those quarantine pounds while still having fun—by participating in one of these holiday virtual races.

General Mills Releases 'Buddy the Elf' C...

Let's stick to the four main food groups for breakfast—candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup!

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Two-Headed Snake Found Inside a North Ca...

Jeannie Wilson of Taylorsville, North Carolina, discovered a two-headed rat snake in her house. Shortly after, she found a "forever home" for it with a snake wrangler.

New 'Bachelorette,' New Drama: Here's the Season 16, Episode 1 Re...

"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC and the drama's already started! (Warning: spoilers ahead)

Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

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NFL Week 4 Wrap-Up: Cowboys... We Need t...

With the NFL working around COVID diagnoses of notable players like Cam Newton and a multitude of Titans personnel, we see the Cowboys struggle and Houston's coach is fired.

H&M Clothing Chain Announces Closure of 250 Stores

After losing revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, clothing retailer H&M will close five percent of its retail spaces.

Bad Bunny's New Crocs Sell Out in Minute...

Bad Bunny's new, glow-in-the-dark Crocs sell out on the first day of release!

NFL Week 3 Wrap-Up: Seahawks Fly While R...

With Russell Wilson proving he is the MVP front-runner, the empty stadiums are shedding light on which teams are elite and which teams need assistance.

Disney+ Releases Premiere Date for The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Spe...

Celebrate Star Wars' Life Day for the holidays!

There's an Actual Scientific Way to Perf...

After extensive research, chemists have cooked up the perfect formula in the lab.

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Florida Condo Collapse: Victims to Recei...

A judge is expediting the case in order to get money to the victims as quickly as possible.

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2 Brand-New 'Harry Potter' Virtual Reali...

Get your wands ready! You are about to experience, MAGIC!!

'Lupin' Season 2 Review: 'Aladdin' Meets 'Bond' Meets 'Sherlock H...

A review of season 2 of Netflix's "Lupin," a French mystery drama of good, old-fashioned deception: disguises, secret maps, codes, and classic misdirection are all ingredients in the recipe that continues to charm and entertain us.

The Cleveland Indians Will Now Be Known ...

It's the end of an era—the Cleveland Indians will be no more ... the name, that is. At the end of the 2021 season, they will assume their new namesake, the Cleveland Guardians.

Popeyes Is Introducing Something New ......

The nuggets are set to launch nationwide on July 27, 2021.

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7-Eleven Offering Free Slurpees for the Entire Month of July

7-Eleven will be offering free slurpees for the entire month of July if you have a coupon, which can be redeemed on any day of the month. People can use their coupon and get a free slurpee whichever day of July they choose.

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‘Last of Us’ HBO Series Casts ‘Mindhunte...

The Last of Us” series at HBO has cast Anna Torv in a recurring guest star role. Torv joins previously announced series leads Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as well as cast members

UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw...

Explosive bantamweight contenders will headline the UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw card on Saturday as second-ranked Cory Sandhagen takes on former two-time champion T.J. Dillashaw. The main UFC fight card is set for 7 p.

8 Mind-Boggling Examples of the Mandela Effect That'll Make You Q...

The Mandela Effect is a phenomenon where we can vividly remember these moments and instances being a certain way, but in reality, we were completely wrong. Now, there are plenty of instances of the Mandela Effect, but we've managed to narrow our list down to eight mind-bending examples that have us doubting ourselves and reality.

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Flags to Be Placed on the National Mall ...

The exhibit will be open to the public from September 17, 2021 to October 3, 2021.

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In the Aftermath of the Boulder Shooting...

This controversial gun control policy is likely to invite further debate.

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Top 5 Songs Released This Week, July 11–18

It's our weekly music review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what you think of our music review!

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