As Monday morning rolls in, we’re providing TechWire readers with a quick recap of the past week’s news headlines.

The coronavirus pandemic continued to dominate news coverage last week. The demand for small business loans is overwhelming, says NC Bankers Association’s CEO; a new survey of NC’s tech sector shows business is up and companies are still hiring; Mecklenberg County teamed up with the Carolina Small Business Development Fund to offer $5 million in loans to small businesses; remote working is the new normal for NC tech firms, including Red Hat; here’s what to know about the CARES Act.

In non-COVID news: Bandwidth is opening a new $30 million HQ in Raleigh – CEO David Morken explains why he chose Raleigh; Red Hat named a new CEO; Chapel Hill investment firm TrueBridge Capital raised $190 million for its new fund; two local startups announced new funding rounds: Durham-based NextPlay Careers ($235,000) and Durham-based Teamworks ($25 million).

And, in national news: The stock market is slowly bouncing back, though still unpredictable; small business optimism is dropping; WeWork is suing SoftBank for pulling out of its $3 billion bailout; the Federal Reserve’s new $2.3 trillion loan program targets small businesses and local governments.

Keeping with our Monday tradition, here’s a look back at 79 local, state and national headlines as reported by WRAL TechWire last week:

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FRIDAY | April 10 Headlines: