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December 11, 2017

Great to see so many bikes donated for poor children but I hope that the police send the right message and include helmets along with those bicycles. State law requires children under the age of 16 to only ride wearing helmets. Ye, so many of them don't, bless their hearts ... and brains.

BYH, as…

December 11, 2017

An alarming item recently crossed my radar screen that really requires all of our attention.

The politicians in Raleigh, stymied by the courts in their attempt to rig the system and cheat voters with racial gerrymandering and unconstitutional voting restrictions, are now trying to gain control by…

December 11, 2017

Our democratic republic is in far more danger than it was even a few weeks ago.

Until this point, there was an underlying faith in much of the political world that if Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian collusion in the election of Donald Trump turned up damning material about the president,…

020917Dionne

December 11, 2017

Before the first fine was issued, a controversial red light camera scheme had already begun causing legal headaches for the city of Greenville.

Automated traffic enforcement cameras began generating $100 civil citations Wednesday following a 30-day warning period, but on Sept. 26, Greenville…

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December 11, 2017

While much of the world marvels at bitcoin's meteoric rise, another part is focused on an environmental byproduct: The sheer amount of electricity that crypto-currencies use. By some estimates, bitcoin's consumption alone exceeds — or will exceed — that of Ireland, Denmark, Japan or…

Elaine Ou

December 10, 2017

The number of warning tickets issued during the grace period of Greenville’s new red-light camera program clearly illustrates a problem that had already made itself abundantly clear to most drivers in the city: too many people run red lights.

Between Oct. 15 and Nov. 15, the program issued 3,…

December 10, 2017

Folks are upset at the limited mention of Pearl Harbor this year. But despite so many Americans losing their lives fighting fascism in WWII, there is so little concern that Nazis and neo-fascists bless our President. Shame on the GOP, and all of those who still enable Nazis. It's just a desecration…

December 10, 2017

North Carolina is urbanizing. One of its urban areas, Charlotte, has an extensive transit system that includes rail lines. Another urban area, the Triangle, is currently embarking on a major expansion of transit service, including some rail. Leaders in the Triad, Asheville, Wilmington, and other…

020517Hood

December 10, 2017

The first use of nuclear weapons occurred Aug. 6, 1945. The second occurred three days later. That there has not been a third is testimony to the skill and sobriety of 12 presidents and many other people, here and abroad. Today, however, North Korea's nuclear bellicosity coincides with the…

George Will

December 10, 2017

On a Friday night last month, I moderated a debate in Manhattan about whether we should scrap capitalism. It was organized by the socialist magazine Jacobin; defending capitalism were editors from the libertarian publication Reason. Tickets for all available 450 seats sold out in a day. So Jacobin…

Michelle Goldberg
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