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Sixth N.C. inmate dies of COVID-19

RALEIGH (AP) — An inmate at a central North Carolina state prison who tested positive for the coronavirus has died, the Department of Public Safety has announced. The prisoner at the Albemarle Correctional Institution in Stanly County died on July 14 from ...

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Forest to sue Cooper over mask rule, closures

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest said his impending lawsuit against Gov. Roy Cooper for unilaterally closing businesses and mandating face masks due to COVID-19 isn’t politically motivated, despite their November election matchup. Forest, a Republican, said ...

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