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Maddie Policastro

City & State

CHCCS students grapple with mental health effects of Aug. 28 shooting

Following the Aug. 28 shooting on UNC's campus, mental health specialists with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools discuss the best ways to support students, who have grown up experiencing active shooter drills and seeing incidents of gun violence in classrooms across the country. In 2023 alone, there have been 86 incidents of gunfire on school grounds in the United States. 

City & State

Josh Stein files briefs to U.S. Court of Appeals, Supreme Court regarding medication abortion

On April 10, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein and two dozen other attorney generals filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit regarding the recent district court order that suspended the approval of mifepristone, an abortion pill. The district court's order will be paused until Wednesday, April 19 at 11:59 p.m. while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to grant the Biden administration’s emergency request to preserve the FDA’s approval.  “Abortion is a deeply personal decision and is an issue that people have wide-ranging opinions. But, ultimately, that's a decision that women should have the freedom to make for themselves,” Stein said. “And that's why I'm in court fighting to ensure women can continue to access this medication.”

City & State

A look at three North Carolinians who volunteer in, around Ukraine

Meet Dave Jernigan, Jonathan Mills and Isabella Romine: three North Carolinians who played, and still play, significant roles in helping Ukrainian refugees since the Russian invasion over a year ago.  “Lviv — it's a really beautiful place,” Jernigan said. “It’s a very vibrant city, but everywhere you look you see trauma.” In one of his volunteer roles, Jernigan said he helped convert a network of Soviet-era tunnels under hospitals into air raid shelters so patients and doctors could evacuate — sometimes mid-surgery — if imminent danger were to arise.

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