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Sometimes I hate it when I’m right. My April Fools’ column predicted that our return to life as we knew it before COVID would likely be determined by those who refused to take the shot. … more
It is a long-standing tradition to air the national anthem prior to kickoff at football games. Now, the NFL has decided to follow this tradition by playing “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” … more
This past weekend, I bet many of you were tuned into the Summer Olympics telecast from Tokyo. Its touching torch relay Friday ended with the cauldron being lighted by Japanese tennis standout Naomi … more
Since I consider myself a sports fan I have to take notice when the Olympics start. I find myself watching unusual sporting events and thinking about the history of the world’s greatest sports … more
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
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