Bryan Anderson, The Associated Press

Bryan Anderson

The Associated Press

Raleigh, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Bryan:

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

North Carolina bill raising riot penalties heads to Cooper

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill cracking down on violent protests that critics argue could stifle free speech is heading to North Carolina's governor. → Read More

North Carolina Senate OK's bill limiting racial teachings

North Carolina Senate Republicans on Thursday passed a bill to limit how teachers can discuss certain racial concepts inside the classroom. → Read More

Bill to increase riot penalties clears North Carolina Senate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate on Wednesday approved a bill to raise penalties on those who engage in violent protests, bringing the measure just one step away → Read More

2 Dead, 20 Missing in North Carolina County Flooded by Fred

Authorities in North Carolina have found two people dead and about 20 remain missing in Haywood County in floods caused by Tropical Storm Fred. → Read More

Tropical Depression Fred threatens mudslides in New York

RALEIGH, N. C. (AP) — Tropical Depression Fred blew into the northeastern U. S. on Wednesday, unleashing heavy rains and threatening to cause mudslides and flash floods in upstate New York after closing highways in the lower Appalachians. Dozens of people were rescued from flooded areas in North Carolina after downpours washed out bridges and swamped homes. → Read More

Tropical Depression Fred threatens mudslides in New York

Tropical Depression Fred blew into the northeastern U. S. on Wednesday, unleashing heavy rains and threatening to cause mudslides and flash floods in upstate New York after closing highways in the lower Appalachians. Dozens of people were rescued from flooded areas in North Carolina after downpours washed out bridges and swamped homes. → Read More

NC mountains hit by landslides, flooding and tornadoes as Fred remnants move through

At least 10 inches of rain fell in some areas since Monday causing massive flooding along rivers and streams. → Read More

Now a depression, Fred spawns tornadoes and flooding in US

RALEIGH, N. C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Fred weakened to a depression and spawned several apparent tornadoes in Georgia on Tuesday as it dumped heavy rains into the Appalachian mountains along a path that could cause flash floods as far north as upstate New York. One death was reported — a Las Vegas man whose car hydroplaned near Panama City, Florida, Monday night and overturned into a water-filled… → Read More

North Carolina House approves budget with veto-proof support

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina House on Thursday approved a two-year budget with enough support to thwart a potential veto from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. → Read More

North Carolina's $100 reward offer ignited COVID vaccine interest, data shows

Title: Buncombe County COVID-19 Q&A. Start time: 08/11/2021 02:00:27 PM. End time: 08/14/2021 01:57:27 PM. Interest in COVID-19 vaccines has surged in the week since North Carolina's governor announced that his administration would boost the financial incentive from $25 to $100 for unvaccinated residents who come in for their first shot this month. → Read More

North Carolina's $100 reward offer ignites vaccine interest

While a number of factors are contributing to people's decision to get vaccinated, including the rising spread of the more contagious delta variant, state health officials are hopeful even more → Read More

Bill to raise NC riot penalties clears Senate committee

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina Senate committee voted Monday to advance a measure that would impose tougher penalties on those who engage in violent protests. → Read More