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The N.C. Craft Brewers Guild is among those, including Carolina Journal, seeking clarification from Gov. Roy Cooper about the fate of breweries, wineries, and distilleries.
The N.C. Craft Brewers Guild is among those, including Carolina Journal, seeking clarification from Gov. Roy Cooper about the fate of breweries, wineries, and distilleries.
 
On Sunday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi offered an apparent warning to politicians in the United States who “attack and slander China” over COVID-19, and are “costing … lives,” and “pushing our two countries to the brink of a new Cold War.”
On Sunday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi offered an apparent warning to politicians in the United States who “attack and slander China” over COVID-19, and are “costing … lives,” and “pushing our two countries to the brink of a new Cold War.”
 
He’s refusing to enforce an “order” that includes people comply with clearly unconstitutional edicts—whether a judge says they’re unconstitutional or not.
He’s refusing to enforce an “order” that includes people comply with clearly unconstitutional edicts—whether a judge says they’re unconstitutional or not.
 
A group of military veterans out of Mount Airy, N.C., made a video to bestow a funeral honor guard upon departed service members who are unable to receive one due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
A group of military veterans out of Mount Airy, N.C., made a video to bestow a funeral honor guard upon departed service members who are unable to receive one due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
 
Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to announce at 5 p.m. Wednesday the state can enter Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening Friday, May 22.
Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to announce at 5 p.m. Wednesday the state can enter Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening Friday, May 22.
 
When I worked in Congressman Gene Taylor’s Gulfport, Miss. district office, and helped out with veteran affairs casework, I came across a thick file in one of the cabinets about Roy Mitchell Wheat from Moselle, Mississippi.
When I worked in Congressman Gene Taylor’s Gulfport, Miss. district office, and helped out with veteran affairs casework, I came across a thick file in one of the cabinets about Roy Mitchell Wheat from Moselle, Mississippi.
 
A new documentary claims convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein paid his young female victims to find him new victims.
 
Jens and Uwe Kruger, with bandmate Joel Landsberg, are three of the best string musicians on the planet.
Jens and Uwe Kruger, with bandmate Joel Landsberg, are three of the best string musicians on the planet.
 
One of my favorite quotes is by Benjamin Rush, who once shared his thoughts on Patriotism as a moral and religious duty.
One of my favorite quotes is by Benjamin Rush, who once shared his thoughts on Patriotism as a moral and religious duty.
 
Veterans Day is a day when we pay special tribute to all of those who have served in our armed forces, and their families.
Veterans Day is a day when we pay special tribute to all of those who have served in our armed forces, and their families.
 
Jeff Brooks was watching the governor in a news conference. Brooks, who owns a gym in Onslow County, immediately realized he was in trouble.
Jeff Brooks was watching the governor in a news conference. Brooks, who owns a gym in Onslow County, immediately realized he was in trouble.
 
In response to China’s aggressive move to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong that would further the Chinese Communist Party’s control, the Trump administration is now publicly threatening to impose economic sanctions on both Hong Kong and China.
In response to China’s aggressive move to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong that would further the Chinese Communist Party’s control, the Trump administration is now publicly threatening to impose economic sanctions on both Hong Kong and China.
 
It was bombs from on high and surprise down below.
 
John Fund and Phil Kerpen explain at National Review Online why reports about COVID-19 deaths can be misleading.
John Fund and Phil Kerpen explain at National Review Online why reports about COVID-19 deaths can be misleading.
 
Republican lawmakers filed legislation to ban mail-only elections and tighten oversight for voting by absentee ballot.
 
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reportedly told House Republicans in a conference call on Wednesday that the temporary unemployment insurance policy will not be extended past its original end date.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reportedly told House Republicans in a conference call on Wednesday that the temporary unemployment insurance policy will not be extended past its original end date.
 
Shea is no stranger to public service, having been born into "a family of five generations of firefighters."
Shea is no stranger to public service, having been born into "a family of five generations of firefighters."
 
Everyone in North Carolina is familiar with the executive orders Gov. Roy Cooper has been issuing to address the coronavirus outbreak.
Everyone in North Carolina is familiar with the executive orders Gov. Roy Cooper has been issuing to address the coronavirus outbreak.
 
The UNC Board of Governors’ Committee on Budget and Finance voted on Wednesday to freeze tuition and fees for the 2020-2021 academic year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic downturn that’s affecting many North Carolina families.
The UNC Board of Governors’ Committee on Budget and Finance voted on Wednesday to freeze tuition and fees for the 2020-2021 academic year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic downturn that’s affecting many North Carolina families.
 
On Monday, May 18, the opinion team for The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer called for Gov. Roy Cooper to take responsibility for North Carolina’s disastrous unemployment insurance system.
On Monday, May 18, the opinion team for The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer called for Gov. Roy Cooper to take responsibility for North Carolina’s disastrous unemployment insurance system.
 
Thousands of churches across the nation — Catholic, Lutheran, nondenominational, and more — are saying no to governors still curtailing Americans’ First Amendment rights under the guise of “safety.”
Thousands of churches across the nation — Catholic, Lutheran, nondenominational, and more — are saying no to governors still curtailing Americans’ First Amendment rights under the guise of “safety.”
 
To what extent should blame be meeted out for the Coronavirus Crisis that is such rich political plunder for the Democratic Socialists?
To what extent should blame be meeted out for the Coronavirus Crisis that is such rich political plunder for the Democratic Socialists?
 
In a recent piece published in The American Spectator, I made the case that despite an abundance of spending on civic education in public schools, the government is failing in this endeavor.
In a recent piece published in The American Spectator, I made the case that despite an abundance of spending on civic education in public schools, the government is failing in this endeavor.
 
Andrea Widburg of the American Thinker writes that Florida’s governor has released his “inner Trump.”
Andrea Widburg of the American Thinker writes that Florida’s governor has released his “inner Trump.”
 
President Trump said the United States will not shut down again if a second wave of coronavirus cases hits the country.
 
The N.C. Rules Review Commission unanimously voted to reject a State Board of Elections’ request for emergency powers on Thursday, May 21.
The N.C. Rules Review Commission unanimously voted to reject a State Board of Elections’ request for emergency powers on Thursday, May 21.
 
Is it not ironic how Democratic Socialist Non Patriots in congress and their propagandist media are lecturing real patriots?
Is it not ironic how Democratic Socialist Non Patriots in congress and their propagandist media are lecturing real patriots?
 
The FBI has arrested a Georgia man and charged him with defrauding an Atlanta-based company where he worked by allegedly lying about having COVID-19, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia said in a press release Thursday.
The FBI has arrested a Georgia man and charged him with defrauding an Atlanta-based company where he worked by allegedly lying about having COVID-19, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia said in a press release Thursday.
 
The handling of the so called Corona Virus Pandemic to date is an example of extreme bad judgment in generating estimates of future contagious conditions, the severity of the virus and has trashed the Constitution of the United States.
The handling of the so called Corona Virus Pandemic to date is an example of extreme bad judgment in generating estimates of future contagious conditions, the severity of the virus and has trashed the Constitution of the United States.
 
Higher education reform will only come from the outside, probably from political reform.
 
Leandro v. State of North Carolina casts a long shadow over the public schools in the Tar Heel state.
Leandro v. State of North Carolina casts a long shadow over the public schools in the Tar Heel state.
 
John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist considers the 44th president’s efforts to cripple the 45h president’s administration.
John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist considers the 44th president’s efforts to cripple the 45h president’s administration.
 
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
 
Even though Gov. Roy Cooper has allowed open salons and barber shops to reopen partially this week, salon owners still may file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of his COVID-19 orders.
Even though Gov. Roy Cooper has allowed open salons and barber shops to reopen partially this week, salon owners still may file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of his COVID-19 orders.
 
A new coronavirus outbreak in China, where the disease originated, threatens to upend the progress that the rest of the world has made in the fight against the disease as it might be changing in a way that makes it more difficult to detect.
A new coronavirus outbreak in China, where the disease originated, threatens to upend the progress that the rest of the world has made in the fight against the disease as it might be changing in a way that makes it more difficult to detect.
 
Tattoo parlors are safe enough to reopen. Gyms, yoga studios, and public playgrounds aren’t.
 
Cassidy Morrison of the Washington Examiner reports that most states are moving toward an end of government lockdowns in time for the unofficial start of summer.
Cassidy Morrison of the Washington Examiner reports that most states are moving toward an end of government lockdowns in time for the unofficial start of summer.
 
First it was gloves and face masks. Then they said face masks were not need to prevent the spread of the Chi Com Virus.
 
The University of North Carolina System won’t raise tuition and fees this year while students and their families struggle to stay financially afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University of North Carolina System won’t raise tuition and fees this year while students and their families struggle to stay financially afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Joy Pullmann of the Federalist pushes back against a condescending characterization of the long-serving U.S. Supreme Court justice.
Joy Pullmann of the Federalist pushes back against a condescending characterization of the long-serving U.S. Supreme Court justice.
 
Florida bar owners have mounted protests in response to the state’s lockdown orders, arguing that it’s unfair Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis allowed for gyms and restaurants to reopen but not their places of business.
Florida bar owners have mounted protests in response to the state’s lockdown orders, arguing that it’s unfair Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis allowed for gyms and restaurants to reopen but not their places of business.
 
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