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Associated Press, Author at The Coastland Times

kindness

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Not so random acts: Science finds that being kind pays off

By Seth Borenstein, AP science writer Acts of kindness may not be that random after all. Science says being kind pays off. Research shows that ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, July 3, 2020 7:51 pm

news

Forest files lawsuit challenging N.C. governor’s orders

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has filed his lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s decisions to shutter businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic without getting the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, July 3, 2020 1:37 pm

sports

St. Augustine’s University fires longtime track coach

George Williams, longtime track and field coach at St. Augustine’s College and a former coach with the U.S. Olympic team, has been fired, his attorney ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, July 3, 2020 1:33 pm

schools

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Plans to reopen North Carolina schools delayed

By Bryan Anderson, Associated Press/Report for America North Carolina public schools did not receive the statewide guidance they anticipated on Wednesday about how to reopen ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:16 am

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Army quarantines 90 soldiers with coronavirus at Fort Bragg

The U.S. Army has quarantined 90 soldiers and instructors who tested positive for the coronavirus during a survival course at Fort Bragg. A total of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 2, 2020 6:51 am

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North Carolina GOP won’t hold in-person annual convention

By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press The North Carolina Republican Party canceled its annual in-person convention on Tuesday, citing the state health director, who warned ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 2, 2020 6:46 am

school

UNC fined $1.5M for inadequate campus crime reporting

By Bryan Anderson, Associated Press/Report for America The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced Tuesday that it will pay a $1.5 million fine ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 2, 2020 6:39 am

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N.C. legislator: Public records provision will be addressed

North Carolina legislators will take another look at a provision within a bill on Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk that keeps certain police investigative records secret ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 2, 2020 6:34 am

virtual

school

State audit: North Carolina Virtual Public School courses need work

By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press Some classes offered through North Carolina’s online public school portal aren’t meeting required content and design standards, just as ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:14 am

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Western Carolina University to remove name from auditorium

The board of trustees at Western Carolina University has voted unanimously to approve a resolution removing the name of a former North Carolina governor from ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:40 pm

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