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Tuesday April 28th, 2020 night edition

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6:30 p.m.: North Carolina is set to hire 250 employees to help trace contacts of those exposed to COVID-19.

5:30 p.m.: An WRAL News poll asking "When do you think schools in North Carolina should reopen?"

5:00 p.m.: Newest COVID-19 case updates for today show 9,246 confirmed cases in North Carolina, with 473 hospitalized and 322 dead.

1:00 p.m.: The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is increasing COVID-19 testing at the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women (NCCIW) in Raleigh.

12:30 p.m.: One of three mothers who said they started the ReOpenNC protest has tested positive for COVID-19.

10:30 a.m.: Coronavirus cases in North Carolina have topped 9,000, with cases reported in 95 of the state's 100 counties.

Dr. Mike Walden, an economist at North Carolina State University, said the process will happen, but it will be slow. »

Fancy That: Comcast's Network Holding Up Fine Without Usage Caps

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Fancy That: Comcast's Network Holding Up Fine Without Usage Caps.

from the captive-audience dept. For many years in the early aughts, broadband providers insisted they needed to impose usage caps and costly overage fees to help manage network congestion.

We engineer the network to handle spikes and shifts in usage, and what we have seen so far with COVID-19 is within our capacity.". »

US was warned of threat from anti-vaxxers in event of pandemic

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US was warned of threat from anti-vaxxers in event of pandemic.

America’s “anti-vaxxer movement” would pose a threat to national security in the event of a “pandemic with a novel organism”, an FBI-connected non-profit research group warned last year, just months before the global coronavirus pandemic began.

Revealed: leader of group peddling bleach as coronavirus 'cure' wrote to Trump this week Read more. »

Release Date Updates For The Last of Us Part II, Ghost of Tsushima

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Amidst some disruptions to our working styles, we wanted to provide an update to PlayStation gamers who are eager to learn when our next exclusive titles will arrive to PlayStation 4.

As we begin to see an ease in the global distribution environment, I am pleased to confirm that The Last of Us Part II will arrive on June 19.

And Ghost of Tsushima will follow on July 17. »