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RALEIGH — Most students attend colleges or universities primarily to acquire the knowledge, skills, and credentials required to get a rewarding job. That’s what most college students … more
Since the new wave of race consciousness that has been sweeping our country, precipitated by the graphic video of the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin, something very strange … more
“There’s nothing good going on after midnight that you need to be part of,” my momma repeatedly told me. She was right. Our legislators would do well to heed that advice. No … more
This must be Opposite Week because I found myself — at least partially — agreeing with something said by socialist grandstander Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She was criticizing Amazon … more
RALEIGH — For years, North Carolina conservatives and progressives argued incessantly about the effects of the state’s rightward turn. Conservatives said lower taxes and less regulation … more
As more information trickles out on the assassination of Haiti President Jovenel Moise, there are details that point to the issue of narcotics trafficking in South Florida and issues surrounding how … more
Throughout the ongoing global pandemic, there have been many opinions and skeptics. Few doubt the seriousness of the situation, but there are definite opinions about the response to the outbreak. … more
RALEIGH — One of the best ways to save black lives and help poor North Carolinians would be to increase funding for North Carolina police departments and sheriffs. That’s the core … more
The Poor People’s Campaign has announced a “season of nonviolent, moral direct action,” targeting the U.S. Senate with disruptive activities every Monday, July 12 through Aug … more
THUMBS UP Mayor William Elmore, Brian McNeill, Carolyn Elmore, Sharon Stevens and countless volunteers for their efforts to attract and host this year’s North Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball … more
RALEIGH — Because political behavior is a rich and fascinating field of study, you can find many valid and useful theories to explain why conservatives and progressives disagree about the … more
“If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands,” the catchy children’s song goes. North Carolinians are joining our neighbors across the nation in smiling more, going to … more
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