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Katsuji Tanabe opened a restaurant in Raleigh after competing on seasons 12 and 14 of #TopChef. But due to revenue… https://t.co/yc5HfssyB4Since George Floyd's death, these Confederate monuments have been removed in North Carolina. From @wunchttps://t.co/Ue0yTYqnCm
Retweeted by WUNCN.C. Republicans failed Wednesday to override several of Gov. Roy Cooper's vetoes. Four upheld involved bills respo… https://t.co/A3FhROtm4SUnited Airlines is warning that it may have to furlough as many as 36,000 employees this fall. Jobs in other indust… https://t.co/Y5lMPXiUvc
7/9
2020
Jacksonville, Florida is in the midst of preparing for the convention and dealing with a massive spike in coronavir… https://t.co/Z23Chx6caqLeslie McCrae Dowless Jr. of Bladen County is running again for a local elected position. https://t.co/IX1vu7vYhvINBOX: #UNC Chapel Hill says it has had 37 cases of COVID-19 among its student-athletes and athletics dept since Ju… https://t.co/8Ux444k2nr
Retweeted by WUNCFour former detention officers and a nurse at a North Carolina jail have been charged with involuntary manslaughter… https://t.co/I8I0qjr4eRToday's Coronavirus updates: ➡️ Hospitalizations hit a new high for the 3rd straight day ➡️ Legislators failed t… https://t.co/qjVK6KPpzTToday marks 100 days since @NC_Governor's #COVID19 stay at home orders went into effect. Earlier this week, we aske… https://t.co/TPyb7AtFzgContain spittle, not your style. Masks 🤿 Are 🔥 In @Shukurucouture shares the stories behind her sell-out mask de… https://t.co/tgGgiTQDUS
Retweeted by WUNC @bermaninstitute @wakeforestmed @Shukurucouture "I wear a button around town that says: I'm wearing a mask for you,… https://t.co/sXgIZNYYC0
Retweeted by WUNCThe Supreme Court upheld a Trump administration rule that significantly cut back on the Affordable Care Act require… https://t.co/SuHpXUh8FK @bermaninstitute @wakeforestmed @Shukurucouture "It is the job of public health to keep everyone in the community s… https://t.co/BykjGEXG1X
Retweeted by WUNCThe U.S. has more than one million international students enrolled in various graduate and undergraduate programs.… https://t.co/IirXXa3fD7Chatham County parks department is introducing a pop-up playground to encourage exercise during the pandemic. 🏋️‍♂️… https://t.co/AVuk6KHjxeWe're talking all things masks on @state_of_things today. Drop your mask questions in the comments and our guest… https://t.co/ttfS4NkGe4Asheville police have charged three men for bringing guns to a #BlackLivesMatter counter-protest in June.… https://t.co/AHW7191olOAuthorities in Sydney say domestic violence reports have increased 30% or more during the pandemic. https://t.co/rMw0E4eupnA month into Trump's latest law-and-order, fear-the-anarchists push, there is little indication in polling that it… https://t.co/il9H1OeNSoDedicated to recording, sharing, and preserving the stories of veterans, service members and their families,… https://t.co/dfMlfcZ3zg
7/8
2020
Today's #COVID19 updates: 📌 Lots of cancellations - Raleigh to cancel festivals, road races and parades through O… https://t.co/jJK2RCpPrYAre you enrolled at a #UNC system school and looking for a *paid* fall internship in journalism? Apply to spend swe… https://t.co/dzETT4Mayr
Retweeted by WUNCAfter months of socially distant play dates, remote learning and Zoom parties, families are working hard to find a… https://t.co/JxRm6oQLUyHow often should I wash it? Does silk work as well as cotton? From efficacy to aesthetics, we're talking everythi… https://t.co/AmjWLjd0rS
Retweeted by WUNCPresident Trump's niece, Mary Trump, is expected to release her tell-all book next week, despite a legal battle att… https://t.co/Y5JLeTH8BdFrom Asheville to Wilmington, we're tracking all the confederate monuments that have been removed recently. https://t.co/IKPn2prmvdWe're talking about a group of bald cypress trees in a Bladen County swamp that are thousands of years old. Researc… https://t.co/RxabF1n2Zn
Retweeted by WUNCResearchers estimated an 8% increase in firearms violence from March through May, or 776 additional injuries or dea… https://t.co/vYY5WKnmHJThe good news is the ICU rate has stayed the same, meaning more patients are in the hospital, but less need the hig… https://t.co/ETxxnXDiOxState is monitoring Charlotte closely for hospital capacity since we’ve seen higher rates of hospitalization in that area.Read more about how NC's Latinx community has been disproportionally affected by #COVID19: https://t.co/ofVzKuujdOIt's difficult to conduct successful contact tracing when there is distrust, fear, and language barriers in certain… https://t.co/06GPTNTWeRQ: Will any of the new sites be at walk in facilities? People who don't have access to cars also need to be tested.… https://t.co/K08UXZ4Ah6Who should get tested? ☑️ Anyone with #COVID19 symptoms ☑️ Anyone who's been in contact with someone who has… https://t.co/ALz4Hf10tq.@SecMandyCohen noted her concern for lack of reagent supplies and testing results taking too long (6-7 days)The state is also deploying up to 300 free testing sites to underserved NC communities throughout the month of July.State has issued an order that #COVID19 testing sites will no longer require a doctor's referral to get a test done… https://t.co/0FWn3kZS6cFace coverings are key to further easing restrictions. It's a simple but powerful action to help us protect people'… https://t.co/2m4o75DA6QNC's numbers are still going in the wrong direction. - @SecMandyCohenNOW: Watch today's #COVID19 press briefing: https://t.co/RMk8MIMQ36In Gaston County, a panel of 12 volunteers will decide the fate of a Confederate monument that has stood outside th… https://t.co/Sahc6uITXfFollowing a pair of divisive speeches over the holiday weekend, President Trump took aim on Twitter at NASCAR and i… https://t.co/Jr9YAHnsFoA bill vetoed by @NC_Governor on Monday could have made investigations into deaths occurring in police custody, or… https://t.co/U1S0fva1yMLast year 20,000 women transitioned out of the military, making them the fastest-growing cohort of veterans. https://t.co/OhWpeAxvQl
7/7
2020
The Wake County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously for the holiday. https://t.co/5R0HWCis9g"I figured I could handle jail," he said, "and if the fine wasn't too large, I figured it would be better paying a… https://t.co/9rxR2tWuyuWednesday marks the 100th day since Governor Cooper announced the #COVID19 stay at home orders for NC. We want to… https://t.co/o26YwlhEcXMeet Juan José Mejia Guillén - father, construction worker, business owner, Durham resident, and scared of contract… https://t.co/L7A6m0KNVUAs climate change and coastal development have converged in recent decades, flood risk in many places has skyrocket… https://t.co/SFtCh4DGGg @lyndseygilpin @wunc @BlueRidgePublic @southerlymag Dominion Energy pulled the plug on the #AtlanticCoastPipeline y… https://t.co/wsVd6jXcyf
Retweeted by WUNCWith the extra $600/week many are receiving in federal unemployment benefits ending in a few short weeks, many are… https://t.co/bX7RxXa4zAThe Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been #Cancelled. What happened? Hear the details from @lyndseygilpin at noon on… https://t.co/ehS4e4PjpY
Retweeted by WUNC"When are we going to be able to gather in a space with a thousand people?" is one of the things Dorrance is wondering during the pandemic.
Retweeted by WUNCToday's #COVID19 updates: 📌 The number of ppl currently hospitalized with #COVID19 is the highest it's been since… https://t.co/ttmBsedcpYHispanic North Carolinians make up nearly half of all #COVID19 cases statewide. A lack of access to culturally-appr… https://t.co/yz10eUrdBkLooking for more @HamiltonMusical after watching the movie this weekend? Check out @anisrao's 2017 interview with t… https://t.co/DFu1NUQXDADevelopers don't typically have to elevate buildings to 8 feet above sea level or get flood insurance in "X zones."… https://t.co/sGRrF7asWxNorth Carolina is one of 33 states where anti-racism rallies have been met with armed counter-protesters. Armed pr… https://t.co/FMYGynHlFZFor employees of @WakeGOV, #Juneteenth could soon be a paid holiday. The Board of Commissioners will vote later tod… https://t.co/d5DNCe8neuBill Campbell had a cough and a fever, prompting him to go to the hospital. But they didn't give him a #COVID19 swa… https://t.co/joNfU4vhKM
7/6
2020
Despite a victory last month over a critical permit, @DominionEnergy and @DukeEnergy said that recent developments… https://t.co/z1vbu0tRyJThe Army is holding its first nationwide virtual recruiting campaign, after the #COVID19 pandemic forced it to scal… https://t.co/Nt3YxdFzig
7/5
2020
Armed counterprotesters, mostly white and some members of the militia movement, have confronted anti-racism rallies… https://t.co/09TyRSAK2a
7/4
2020
President Trump said via Twitter late Thursday that he was supporting Lt. Gov. Dan Forest to unseat Gov. Roy Cooper… https://t.co/WIX9cDM3NCOn today's episode of Tested, a conversation about Confederate monuments coming down across the South. And a reflec… https://t.co/EW8H00Wg5qIt was another busy week in North Carolina politics. @NC_Governor Roy Cooper said he needed more time to decide whe… https://t.co/MxecA5wQbnToday's #COVID19 updates: 📌The @ncdhhs reports 2K+ new lab-confirmed cases. 📌Health @SecMandyCohen reminds reside… https://t.co/wESdKRYMdJA full-time return to school this fall had 34% support, part-time had 38%, and 29% support the stay-at-home option,… https://t.co/PEtzlep8YmListen as Libby Rodenbough from @mipsomusic talks about her new solo record Spectacle of Love. 🎵 https://t.co/U7kCyWbbb2The daily U.S. tally stood at 55,274 late Thursday, which exceeds the previous single-day record of 54,771 set by B… https://t.co/glV0IsnOryDurham @MayorSchewel talks about how the city's implementing its new budget, one that's been the subject of a prote… https://t.co/zxg1qFmcpjArrests on capitol Blvd right now as protesters had blocked inbound traffic https://t.co/MkFBr96EbX
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7/3
2020
Arrests now on capitol blvd as protesters have blocked inbound traffic https://t.co/anY4RzbjKU
Retweeted by WUNCA dozen or more arrests and now #BLM protesters have stepped on either side of Capitol. No traffic right now, as… https://t.co/NR406oXgmx
Retweeted by WUNCA study by Wake Forest Baptist Health has found that between 12-14% of people tested in North Carolina have antibod… https://t.co/QH38ya2E5yAfter 13 seasons, @DukeWBB's Coach Joanne P. McCallie won't be returning to finish out the final year of her contra… https://t.co/Rh1LCqeEkEThis week @NC_Governor approved a bill dedicating $1.5 million to build the North Carolina Freedom Park in downtown… https://t.co/vCk0D3Cib2NC’s own @9thwonder has teamed up with @terracemartin, @KamasiW, and @robertglasper to form a new super group calle… https://t.co/LnueulN7Gg
Retweeted by WUNCWhich strategy for #SchoolReOpening would you most like to see implemented in your district? Today at 12 on @wunchttps://t.co/oOpm4bpyeF
Retweeted by WUNCToday's #COVID19 news updates: 📌@belk announced layoffs, including at its Charlotte corporate HQ 📌NC schools are s… https://t.co/ET4onV4V5nThe key to face masks is consistency: Wearing them all the time. Wearing them in all public places. Wearing them the right way.Q: Have you revisited the idea of regional reopening? A: Possibly, but b/c of the geography of NC, it's going to b… https://t.co/wb7fR0UvwAWe all need to make sure we are taking care of each other as we go into this holiday weekend. - @SecMandyCohenThe difference between now and Memorial Day weekend is that we have new requirements around face coverings and we've paused reopening.State emergency response team is still filling requests for PPE for hospitals, schools, first responders, etc. So f… https://t.co/0TVJuGNzRRWe don't get a holiday from #COVID19. The best way we can honor our country this weekend is by honoring each othe… https://t.co/kr8Ym1yo0LFederal action is urgently needed to address lack of reagent supplies.Good news - our hospitalizations are starting to level. And hospitals still have capacity for more patients. Howev… https://t.co/olhAldMC6DNot only are the number of cases growing, but they're growing quickly - resulting in more rapid viral spread.I'd like to be seeing this metric level off, but it continues to trend upward. - @SecMandyCohen https://t.co/ndeuQLpRX6Hear all the state's #COVID19 updates during today's media briefing: https://t.co/WQ4o349pkSUp next, we dig deeper on the racial disparities in #coronavirusnc with @enlacelatinonc's @thisfeedsme and @wunc's… https://t.co/VkuUZC78xA
Retweeted by WUNCAbout 50 protesters supporting Black Lives Matter gathered in downtown Graham last night demanding removal of a Con… https://t.co/7RhBRcOjQwRaleigh police said officers worked nearly 2,350 hours of overtime. Activating North Carolina National Guard member… https://t.co/UMkjxeg6BWAmericans bought 2.4 million firearms this past month, a 145% increase from June 2019. The spike is apparently due… https://t.co/NuKzaFkBsH.@lynnraenie scored twice as the @TheNCCourage won their second game of the #NWSL #ChallengeCup last night, taking… https://t.co/auu2VjwsC1Joe Biden has been facing growing demands to choose a Black woman as his running mate. However, many progressives a… https://t.co/hGl9THFtBNA moment of silence to close out the two-hour protest in Graham https://t.co/D0Qw9dGec5
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7/2
2020
There have already been a handful of people to drive by with middle fingers out the window. No #counterprotesters y… https://t.co/7p1Yo6jRM2
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7/1
2020

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