Sharansky to use Genesis Prize proceeds to fight coronavirus

By JOSEF FEDERMAN – Associated Press – Sunday, May 3, 2020 JERUSALEM (AP) – Former Soviet dissident , winner of the 2020 Genesis Prize, announced Monday that he will donate the $1 million award to organizations fighting the coronavirus pandemic and assisting people most affected by the outbreak. In a statement released by prize organizers, […]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump cites a Biden apology but none offered

By CALVIN WOODWARD – Associated Press – Sunday, May 3, 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) – President stated falsely on Sunday that Democratic presidential rival Joe Biden apologized for calling him xenophobic in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Trump also played down the threat to meatpacking employees who are being called to work as infections run high. […]

Amanda Lamb: A month (or two) of somedays …

By Amanda Lamb, WRAL reporter I was watching an interview with Jason Mraz the other day and he was talking about a new song he wrote during the pandemic called “A Month of Somedays.” He came up with this because during the stay-at-home mandate he said he has been doing many things he called his […]

Local music program offers virtual classes for three generations

By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor The pandemic has been tough on family connections, particularly those between grandparents and grandchildren. Older adults are at higher risk for serious complications from COVID-19, and many families are following social distancing to keep their relatives safe and healthy. That means no hugs from grandchildren for lots […]


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