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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.

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.