Archives: September 2020

Bladen Journal: ‘Cooper’s inconsistencies have befuddled millions of North Carolinians’

The Bladen Journal wrote an editorial this week criticizing Gov. Cooper’s attack on Lt. Governor Dan Forest about reopening schools. When Lt. Governor Forest called for schools to reopen, the Cooper campaign called the proposal “stunning. One day later, Cooper announced his own plan to bring some students back to the classroom. From the Bladen Journal: “Pardon us for again

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Violent Crime Up 15% in Durham This Year

From The News & Observer: “As of Aug. 22, 26 people under the age of 18 had been shot in Durham this year. Eighteen of those people were 16 or 17 years old. Five were between the ages of 6 and 15. Three were 5 or younger. … All told, as of July 25, reported violent crime in Durham was

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ABC11: ‘Lt. Gov. Forest wants schools open, and thinks voters do too’

From ABC11: “Lt. Gov. Dan Forest for the first time vowed to repeal the statewide mask mandate and immediately reopen schools if elected governor. The Republican, hoping to unseat incumbent Gov. Roy Cooper, appeared at a news conference with Senate President Phil Berger (R-Rockingham), educators and parents to lobby the current administration to throw out the current Plan B protocols

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Dan Forest calls for immediate reopening of N.C. schools

Lt. Governor Dan Forest called for the immediate reopening of North Carolina schools on Wednesday, saying parents need the option to send their children to school full-time. There is no science that indicates schools should be closed. “All over the state, parents are fed up by the virtual learning that Gov. Cooper’s plan has forced on North Carolina,” Forest said.

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