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27 Wake County Camps Open for Summer 2020
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27 Wake County Camps Open for Summer 2020

North Carolina has seen countless events cancelled since the onset of COVID-19. But which summer camps can kids (and parents) in Wake County look forward to in Summer 2020? The Recap: The Limited Wake County Options The state entered Phase 2 of the COVID-19 reopening on May 22, and that change spelled some good news...

North Carolina Court of Appeals: Courts Can’t Resolve Inner-Church Defamation Disputes
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North Carolina Court of Appeals: Courts Can’t Resolve Inner-Church Defamation Disputes

In a divided opinion issued May 19, the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that courts are prohibited from hearing defamation claims when they arise from internal religious disputes regarding ecclesiastical matters. The specific lawsuit had come from two former church members suing their former pastors. However, the three appeal court judges’ decisions did reach...

What One Small Business Saw at the Raleigh Protests
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What One Small Business Saw at the Raleigh Protests

As nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice continue to intensify, Raleigh businesses have already suffered from the unrest that has followed peaceful protests. Here’s an ‘on the ground’ perspective on what one business in City Market experienced late Saturday night. On the following morning, it saw its community begin to pull itself back...

Legislature Progressing on Vote-by-Mail Reform
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Legislature Progressing on Vote-by-Mail Reform

Chances are, you could be voting by absentee ballot in this fall’s high-stake elections. And the North Carolina state legislature has made progress this week on a bill that would make voting by mail more convenient. Having passed through the House yesterday, it will begin its Senate process. House Bill 1169 (which would give voters more options in...

How to Travel Through RDU With COVID-19 Restrictions
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How to Travel Through RDU With COVID-19 Restrictions

If you want to travel through Raleigh-Durham International Airport despite COVID-19 concerns, you can find safe options. RDU isn’t a wide-open petri dish for the virus, it turns out. But what should you know about RDU air travel in the COVID-19 crisis? At Security Checkpoints in RDU You’ll first notice a change in RDU’s parking...

New Leader Named for North Carolina Unemployment Benefits Office
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New Leader Named for North Carolina Unemployment Benefits Office

There has been a shake-up at the very top of the North Carolina unemployment benefits office, amid growing criticism of how the state has handled the unprecedented surge of unemployment claims during the coronavirus crisis. This personnel change could improve the state’s response to skyrocketing unemployment claims. Gov. Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that former lawmaker Pryor Gibson will be the new assistant secretary overseeing the Division...