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Churches are taking varied approaches to resuming in-person worship since guidance for mask wearing and gatherings has loosened.
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Airman First Class Emily Riddles, assigned to 156th aeromedical evacuation squadron, North Carolina Air National Guard, prepares a COVID-19 vaccine shot at Central Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 21, 2021.
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The pandemic has claimed around 12,000 North Carolinian lives since March 24, 2020. To honor them, we're telling eight life stories – a cross-section of our Carolina neighbors – that ended too soon due to COVID.
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  • Host Charlie-Shelton Ormond explores how a multimillion dollar jail expansion proposal in Haywood County is causing a rift within the community and raising questions about the importance of rehabilitation and the effectiveness of incarceration.
  • The bridge over the Oregon Inlet on North Carolina's Outer Banks is vital to the residents of Hatteras Island, so it's hard to imagine there was a time when there were serious disagreements about building the bridge in the first place.
  • Nnenna looks at the interplay between light and shadow much differently since her beloved Phil, a photographer and architect, taught her about the connection. Those lessons guided her through the highest and lowest moments of his ALS journey. | Support this show with a donation to wunc.org/give.
  • A darkening sky slowly shadows the story of time traveling lovers Nnenna and Phil.
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On April 21, 2021, Pasquotank County deputies shot and killed Andrew Brown Jr., 42, as they carried out drug-related search and arrest warrants. Local officials said they would not pursue criminal charges against the officers involved. Brown's death renewed peaceful protests in Elizabeth City, as North Carolinians continued to call for change to root out racism.
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For parents raising a transgender or non-binary child, the parenting journey may not be what they expected. But following a child’s lead and learning how to be an advocate are important takeaways from the experience.
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