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The mythical lore of invincibility was assuredly established by a teenager. When we were young, we felt like life as we knew it would never end. Not merely our agility and energy, either. As … more
The principal of Riley High School in South Bend, Indiana, is a gentleman named Shawn Henderson. Henderson has been Riley’s principal for two years, and his affection for and dedication to the … more
High-speed broadband internet service is no longer a luxury. It is a necessity for students to research and do homework, for businesses to conduct commerce, for telemedicine in underserved areas and … more
RALEIGH — Most North Carolinians think it is reasonable for voters to show identification before casting a ballot. A solid, although not overwhelming, majority voted last fall to place a voter-ID … more
No, no, no. No! That’s my response to the latest trial balloon floated by the White House to join with Silicon Valley on a creepy program monitoring Americans’ “neurobehavioral signs” to … more
For whatever reason, my father was fascinated with hurricanes and the tracking of hurricanes. When dad was alive, I never had to worry about tracking a hurricane because I knew he had it covered, … more
The left-wing media is having a field day distorting acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ken Cuccinelli’s comments regarding the famous poem emblazoned on the base of the … more
RALEIGH — The latest ratings of highway systems are out — and for North Carolina, the news is mixed. In general cost-effectiveness, our state’s roads and bridges rank a bit better than average. … more
John Paul Wright, professor at University of Cincinnati, and Matthew DeLisi professor at Iowa State University have penned a powerful article titled “What Criminologists Don’t Say, and Why,” in … more
editor’s note: I wrote this poem, equating racism to hate. At its base level, racism is hate. The hate I see is racism past and present that I’ve witnessed or learned about. The hate I feel, is … more
Nothing is more important in education than children learning to read. It is the foundation upon which all learning is built, however North Carolina’s success rate in helping children master … more
RALEIGH — When State Treasurer Dale Folwell took office in early 2017, he found North Carolina’s state health plan to be in even worse shape than he originally thought. Costs were soaring. The … more
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