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North Carolina’s Infant Death Rate Reaches Record Low

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 12:38 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today noted that North Carolina’s infant deaths in 2018 reached their lowest rate in the 31 years they have been tracked, decreasing for a third straight year to 6.8 deaths per 1,000 live births down 4.2 percent from the previous year’s rate of 7.1 per 1000 live births.

Another Legislative Vacation

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 10:03 AM

The legislature has once again gone on vacation without doing anything for teachers who have started the school year without a state-funded pay raise.

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