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Jae C. Hong
The number of COVID-19 cases in North Carolina has increased by more than 1,000 cases in one day.
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Natalia Polanco
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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  • North Carolina's vaccination rate ticked up last week, but millions of the state's residents are still not vaccinated. WUNC's Dave DeWitt talks to Rose Hoban from North Carolina Health News about the doubts, the data and the Delta variant.
  • Host Dave DeWitt speaks with Rose Hoban, editor and founder of North Carolina Health News, about how we should feel toward those who have chosen to remain unvaccinated, the efforts to increase North Carolina's vaccination rate, and why some of them might still work.
  • Though every meal feels different without her husband Phil, breakfast is the hardest in the months following his passing. Nnenna reclaims the most important meal of the day with a little help from an underrated pantry staple. | Love this podcast? Support it with a donation at
  • What does Babe the Pig have in common with Hogzilla? And how do we keep a porcine plague from spreading throughout the South? Farmers, trappers and wildlife experts from Western North Carolina to West Texas search for solutions to the region’s big pig problem. | Find more about animal invaders at
North Carolina will be well represented at this year's Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. According to data compiled by WUNC, more than two dozen athletes and coaches with connections to the Tar Heel State will be competing at the delayed summer games.


Join the students of this year's Youth Reporting Institute for WUNC’s first OUTDOOR listening party in Raleigh.
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.
News coverage and resources related to the spread and response to the coronavirus in North Carolina and beyond.
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Vasectomies are administered to hundreds of thousands of people each year. Despite the procedure’s simplicity, it’s often shadowed by misconceptions and fears...let's break those down.
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