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RALEIGH — According to the latest jobs report, North Carolina’s headline unemployment rate fell to 6.5% in August, down from 8.5% in July. Good news worth celebrating, … more
I have said before this space is for enlightening, entertainment and edifying, my own personal three Es if you will. I don’t like to bring politics into the mix, but, what is going on in … more
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman observed in a column he wrote in 1996 that “no two countries that both have a McDonald’s have ever fought a war against each other.” more
Paul Kengor is a professor of political science at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania. He has just published “The Devil and Karl Marx,” a careful look at the diabolical side of Karl Marx. more
RV life has led us to Northern California, which means it has led us to both forest fires and very low nighttime temperatures. ... my husband has settled in to a new hobby: keeping the campsite awake with his snoring. more
As most Americans already know, this past Saturday evening, two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies were ambushed and shot while sitting in their patrol vehicle. One officer, a … more
RALEIGH — I have repeatedly criticized Roy Cooper’s troubling efforts to amass power in the governor’s office at the expense of other elected state leaders, local governments, and … more
North Carolina is facing an education crisis. The dilemma is easily understood, but not so easy to resolve: How to educate students in a pandemic? We saw what happened when our universities … more
You can toss my name into the pile of those who will be glad when the many things which have nagged, slapped, drilled or hammered out lives has finally ended. There are many things I cannot wait … more
RALEIGH — I have repeatedly criticized Roy Cooper’s troubling efforts to amass power in the governor’s office at the expense of other elected state leaders, local governments, and … more
As most Americans already know, this past Saturday evening, two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies were ambushed and shot while sitting in their patrol vehicle. One officer, a … more
Belonging to no political party, it may not be my place to say this, but the Harnett County Republican Party did itself no favors when its Executive Committee voted to censure longtime Rep. David … more
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