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Democrat Ricky Hurtado was the lone member of his party to win a contested race in deeply-red Alamance County. What does that mean for NC Latino voters?
What Ricky Hurtado’s Big Win in Alamance County Means for NC Latinos

A longtime NC advocate for Latino residents says the state is reckoning with a powerful new bloc of voters that could change party politics.

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N.C. Is Taking It Slow on Reopening. Here’s How That Compares to Our Neighbors.

Gov. Cooper ordered the state move to Phase 2 of reopening Friday. But questions remain about the virus’ spread.

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Weeks After Trump Compels Meat Processors to Remain Open, COVID-19 Breaks Out at NC Tyson Plant

A Wilkesboro chicken plant is the site of another coronavirus outbreak at a North Carolina meat plant, Vice News reported Thursday.

A coronavirus-proof business, the drive-in theater, in Kings Mountain, NC.
PHOTOS: This Retro Drive-In Theater Is Booming During Coronavirus

Hounds Drive-In Theater in Kings Mountain drew 700 cars over the weekend. It’s a business built for social distancing.

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Why COVID-19 Death Rates In Rural North Carolina Are Staggering

Often thought to be just an urban problem, the coronavirus has taken a grim toll in some of North Carolina's most remote parts.