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NC remains in Phase 3 and expands mask mandate
NC remains in Phase 3 and expands mask mandate
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 28, 2020

While the U.S. continues to tackle and brace the coronavirus (COVID-19) as the colder winter months are nearing, North Carolina will remain in...

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UNC System Racial Equity Task Force hosts key findings meeting
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 15, 2020

The UNC System Racial Equity Task Force, started this past summer under the system’s Board of Governors, was created in response to nationwide...

The riverwalk along the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington.
New Hanover County 2020 election results
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 7, 2020
As of Nov. 6, the North Carolina State Board of Election unofficial 2020 general election results have reported 100% of the state’s precincts, however, only 74.56% (5,487,734 out of 7,359,798) of the ballots casts have been counted.
The North Carolina State Capitol building, where these bills discussed by Judge JH Corpening were deliberated over by NC officials.
NC 2020 election results
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 7, 2020
As of Nov. 6, the North Carolina State Board of Election unofficial 2020 general election results have reported 100% of the state’s precincts, however, only 74.56% (5,487,734 out of 7,359,798) of the ballots casts have been counted. According to reports from WECT, local boards of elections are set to meet between Nov. 10 and 13 to approve the remaining provisional and absentee ballots. Official election results are expected to be reported following those meetings. 
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UNCW mourning the loss of Carly Rae Baron
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 2, 2020
At a Halloween gathering this past weekend, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) PCOM junior Carly Rae Baron was shot and later passed away from her injuries, according to reports from WWAY.
UNC System host town halls discussing race and equity
UNC System host town halls discussing race and equity
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 28, 2020
On Oct. 27 the UNC System held its first of two town halls for respective students to discuss race and equity. These open forums were a follow up to a previous survey they had sent across campuses to get a better feel of the climate of race and equity at various UNC System universities.
Jenna Wadsworth is the democratic candidate running for NC Commissioner of Agriculture.
Meet the candidates: Jenna Wadsworth
Gia Lash, Contributing Writer • October 26, 2020

Jenna Wadsworth is the Democratic candidate running for the North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture. She grew up on a farm in Johnston County,...

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New Hanover voter guide 2020: District and county offices
Nicolas Ziccardi, Contributing Writer • October 25, 2020
this guide is intended to give you a better glimpse not only at who you are voting for, but what they are running for. 
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New Hanover voter guide 2020: State offices
Nicolas Ziccardi, Contributing Writer • October 25, 2020
Not only do local candidates have the greatest control over the facets of life that reach their citizens, but they are also more closely linked and beholden to their constituents.
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New Hanover Voter Guide 2020: Federal offices
Nicolas Ziccardi, Contributing Writer • October 25, 2020
Once again, America has reached that hallowed event voters hold both sacred in their hearts and yet seem to dread all the same. One roadblock many Americans face when picking their candidates are not only deciding who to pick but deciphering what position they are running for in the first place. Positions that may read as trivial or, frankly, boring, have potentially the greatest effect on citizens.
A nurse administers a flu vaccination shot to a woman at a free clinic held at a local library on October 14, 2020 in Lakewood, California. (Mario Tama/Getty Images/TNS)
New Hanover County offering free flu shots
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 22, 2020
New Hanover County recently announced efforts to help locals get their flu shots this fall. According to a press release released by the county, they will be working in collaboration with New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) and Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) to offer free flu shots to local residents. 
Democratic N.C. Governor Roy Cooper and Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest.
Roy Cooper and Dan Forest face off in election debate
Bethanie Simms, Contributing Writer • October 18, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic took center stage during the 2020 NC governor debate. Gov. Roy Cooper and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest faced off...

From left, Sen Thom Tillis (R-NC), Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), speak during a committee oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on August 5, 2020. (Carolyn Kaster/Pool/Abaca Press/TNS)
Senator Thom Tillis tests positive for COVID-19
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 4, 2020
Following a weekend with announcements of several politicians, including President Donald Trump, testing positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) N.C. republican Senator Thom Tillis is the latest to receive a positive test result.  
NC shifts to Phase 3
NC shifts to Phase 3
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 4, 2020
Under this new phase, which took effect on Oct. 2 and continues through Oct. 23, entertainment venues like amusement parks, movie theaters and bars can open up to limited capacity. 
President Donald Trump speaks to his supporters during a Thursday rally in Freeland, Michigan. (Mandi Wright/Detroit Free Press/TNS)
NextGen NC offers insight into President Trump's visits to NC
Aurora Xiong, Contributing Writer • September 16, 2020

President Donald Trump’s recent visit to N.C. has sparked some discussions behind his intentions. With the 2020 presidential elections quickly...

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