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Monday, March 30, 2020

Sentara Healthcare is warning area residents of a new in-home testing scam in which someone calls and claims to be from the health care group offering to make a home visit to provide coronavirus testing.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

RALEIGH — All insurance companies doing business in North Carolina have been ordered to defer premium payments for customers under an emergency declaration activated by the state’s insurance chief.

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Monday, March 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is altering many dimensions of our national life: economic, social, political. But it cannot be allowed to infect the health of our democracy or weaken the ability of every American to cast a ballot in November.

Editor’s note: Pediatricians David N. Collier K. Drew Baker wrote the following letter for youngsters to about the pandemic to promote understanding and acceptance of key measures for prevention and to reduce anxiety.

Saturday, March 28, 2020
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The line outside Costco wrapped from the front entrance down the entire length of the building. Only a few at a time were allowed inside to keep the store from overcrowding. This seemed ridiculous. Why would so many stand in a drizzling rain for so long? Was it because they heard Costco had toilet paper?


Sunday, March 29, 2020

On March 24, 1924, an elaborate formal dinner was held at the Harlem Civic Club. Rather than a 25-member group honoring Jessie Fauset for the publication of “There is Confusion,” Charles S. Johnson — sociologist, writer and editor of the Opportunity magazine — requested that the occasion ser…

Saturday, March 28, 2020