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Raleigh, NC, United States

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Past articles by Bryan:

Gov. Cooper makes a holiday push for COVID boosters; no plan to reimpose mandates

In a major tonal shift from six days ago, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and state health officials on Monday issued their strongest public health warning yet heading into the holidays, saying they anticipate the omicron variant of COVID-19 will soon severely strain hospitals, become the dominant variant and lead to the highest daily case counts since the pandemic first hit the state… → Read More

Ex-Rep. Renee Ellmers mounts bid for congressional return

Former North Carolina U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers announced Wednesday that she will seek a congressional comeback. → Read More

Cooper approves bill formalizing NC prep sports oversight

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper approved a measure Tuesday for a new governing structure for high school sports. → Read More

Erica Smith ends US Senate bid, moves to replace Butterfield

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic former state Sen. Erica Smith announced Tuesday that she has ended her candidacy for U.S. Senate and will now launch a congressional bid to replace → Read More

NC Republicans advance bill limiting mail-in ballot counting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With the legislative year nearing an end, North Carolina Republicans on Wednesday advanced a string of measures that voting rights groups fear would prevent lawfully cast → Read More

NC Gov. Cooper says he'll sign 2-year budget bill into law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Tuesday that he would sign the legislature’s final two-year budget bill into law once it reaches his desk, → Read More

Rep. Madison Cawthorn running in new congressional district

Rep. Madison Cawthorn says he’ll run in a new congressional district under North Carolina’s newly approved map. The 26-year-old ally of former President Donald Trump announced his switch on Twitter Thursday night, casting it as an effort to thwart the bid pundits have expected from state House Speaker Tim Moore. → Read More

North Carolina sued over newly passed maps favoring GOP

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Barely 24 hours after their passage, North Carolina's newly drawn maps are facing another legal complaint that will likely determine how much Republicans can expand their → Read More

What is critical race theory? Many struggle to define topic

Critical race theory has become a lightning rod for Republicans and an issue in the Virginia governor's race. → Read More

EXPLAINER: So much buzz, but what is critical race theory?

It has become a major issue in the Virginia governor's race. Former President Donald Trump has railed against it. Republicans in the U. S. Senate introduced a resolution condemning any requirement for teachers to be trained in it. And several Republican-controlled states have invoked it in legislation restricting how race can be taught in public schools. The concept known as critical race theory… → Read More

EXPLAINER: So much buzz, but what is critical race theory?

Critical race theory has become a lightning rod for Republicans and an issue in the Virginia governor's race → Read More

EXPLAINER: So Much Buzz, But What Is Critical Race Theory?

The concept known as critical race theory is the new lightning rod of the GOP. But what exactly is it? → Read More

North Carolina's $25 reward helped boost COVID vaccinations

What works and what doesn't when it comes to encouraging people to get vaccinated against COVID-19? A new study in North Carolina shows that offering $25 to people getting their first shot was an important factor, while long odds at a big lottery prize made little difference. The study released on Monday examined a pilot program offering $25 to residents in four counties. → Read More

Race-blind redistricting? Democrats incredulous at GOP maps

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A decade ago, North Carolina Republicans redrew their legislative districts to help their party in a way that a federal court ruled illegally deprived Black voters of the… → Read More

Beasley again the top fundraiser in NC US Senate race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley was the top third-quarter fundraiser for candidates in next year’s U.S. Senate race in North Carolina, according to → Read More

Robinson declines again to apologize for anti-LGBTQ remarks

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson on Tuesday again declined to apologize for remarks he made in June criticizing sexual education in public schools and → Read More

Court: McCrory backers can be sued for defaming 2016 Guilford County voters who they claimed voted twice

The complaint could pave the way for others to be penalized for making inaccurate voter fraud claims in future elections. → Read More

Cary mother, military veteran enters GOP Senate primary

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Marjorie K. Eastman, a combat veteran, former intelligence officer and mother of one, made her entry into North Carolina's Republican U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday. → Read More

Opponents target Ted Budd, Trump's choice in GOP Senate race

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's endorsement has Rep. Ted Budd playing defense in North Carolina's GOP Senate primary, as opponents accuse him of benefiting from a → Read More

Bill to curb racial teaching goes to North Carolina governor

RALEIGH, N. C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans sent a bill Wednesday to the state's Democratic governor that would limit how teachers can discuss certain racial concepts in the classroom. The measure aims to prohibit teachers from compelling their students to personally adopt any of 13 beliefs, but does little to nothing to prevent any of the more than 500 alleged cases of “indoctrination”… → Read More