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"Don't Say Gay" Bill · Raleigh

North Carolina education bill would bar LGBTQ+ curriculum through third grade

50% Left coverage: 14 sources
The measure would bar K-3 class curriculum from addressing LGBTQ issues. The bill also would allow passing mention of a teacher or parent's same-sex relationship. The measure would broaden the rights parents already have in state and federal laws. House Speaker Tim Moore, whose chamber would receive the bill if it passes the Senate.See the Story
US & Canada · Raleigh

Rioter Hoped to Attack Capitol Again at Inauguration

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
"A North Carolina man is accused of striking a police officer with a large metal pole and punching others with his fists during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol," the Charlotte Observer reports."For David Gietzen, however, that may have only been Act One.""After joining the unpreceSee the Story
Raleigh, North Carolina · Raleigh

5 things to know: Republicans file Medicaid expansion bill for N.C.

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
North Carolina is one of 12 states that has not expanded Medicaid since the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Republicans note that the state would receive about $1.5 billion over two years for expanding Medicaid. Republicans also have included a variety of other changes dealing with access to healthcare in the bill that goes beyond Medicaid expansion.See the Story
Raleigh, North Carolina · Raleigh

North Carolina’s ‘Parents Bill of Rights’ passes through Senate committee, draws comparisons to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
RALEIGH, N.C. (WGHP) – The North Carolina Senate Republicans’ bill to expand parents’ say-so on issues involving their children’s education – including when sexuality can be discussed by teachers – has passed through committee.Called the Parents’ Bill of Rights, the House Bill 755 was approved by the Senate Education Committee along a party-line vote on Wednesday morning.See the Story
Housing · Raleigh

'Affordable housing is such an issue': Person County Habitat for Humanity looking for volunteers

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The first of possibly four homes are planned for a small neighborhood in Roxboro. The Habitat for Humanity project would not have been possible without outside help. Volunteers from Wake, Durham and Orange counties offered their hand to finish this build. "Affordable housing is such an issue. One bedroom, one bathroom house is really all that you need," said Ellie Burgess.See the Story
US & Canada · Raleigh

PPP loan letter shows $260K+ in approved financing–with no application

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Dealing with COVID-19 has been tough for businesses and getting funding to help in the recovery process can be daunting.Recently, a situation has arisen where businesses are offered cash via a solicitation letter that may not be what it seems.See the Story
Raleigh, North Carolina · Raleigh

'Take a breath and jump in,' experts advise when talking to children about the Texas massacre

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Experts say it's necessary to have an open discussion with your child.Durham Public Schools and other districts are grappling with how to talk to children.Psychologists say choosing to not tell your school-age children about this latest massacre could lead to other mental health issues and feelings of distrust.See the Story
Wake County · Wake County

'It all starts with one': Wake County moms demand change after Texas elementary school shooting

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Maddie Segal and Beth Putz stand outside of the legislative building to demand change to laws. Segal: "I'm a mom who's afraid to send my child to one of the few places that should be safe" To get a concealed carry permit:File the application in the county of residence. You do not need a permit to open carry.See the Story
Raleigh, North Carolina · Raleigh

Search for Supreme Court leaker falls to former Army colonel

People who know Gail Curley describe her as smart, private, apolitical. Leaks to Politico suggest the court seems ready to overturn Roe v. Wade. Curley is the court's 11th Marshal and the second woman to hold the post. Experts say leaking the draft opinion likely wasn't a crime.See the Story

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