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July 17, 2018

Imagine you've just found out about a piece of state legislation that will affect your life. Maybe it's a new regulation for your business. Maybe it's a change in the tax code, or something that affects your personal liberties.

You're ready to head to the legislature to speak your mind, so you keep…

Colin Campbell

July 16, 2018

Bless your heart to the person promoting buying the lot at the corner of 14th and Greenville Boulevard. There’s already been mortgage companies and insurance companies across the street. The only one I can remember being extremely productive was Jennette Cox’s realty house. It’s…

July 16, 2018

With President Trump announcing Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court, the public discussion has turned to whether a new justice will tip the ideological balance of the Supreme Court and help overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that…

Andy Haile

July 16, 2018

Thanks to tinkering by North Carolina’s General Assembly, voters this November will face a virtual book of a ballot, chock full of somewhat bewildering constitutional amendments.

Some are rather silly, such as the amendment to establish a constitutional right to hunt and fish ... except when…

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July 16, 2018

The Washington Post

The death toll in Nicaragua continues to rise. A bloody assault on protesters last week by police and pro-government paramilitary forces left 31 civilians, four police officers and three members of President Daniel Ortega's black-hooded paramilitary groups dead. It left the…

July 16, 2018

If I told you that North Carolina had one of America’s top-ranked systems of public education, there are at least three ways you could respond.

You could question what I mean by “top-ranked system.” You could challenge the factual accuracy of my claim. Or you could contest the…

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July 15, 2018

I am a word person.

Even as a child I remember being enthralled by reading and writing assignments. I thumbed ahead in books and finished chapters while other were still struggling through the opening pages. 

Having parents who were always reading to me probably was the key to my love of the…

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July 15, 2018

Bless your heart to the people responsible for the Concert on the Common series. This was an amazing event for a Wednesday night and I cannot thank the city enough for putting it on. Keep up the good work, mayor!

BTH of a mother who took care of her five children, but her five adult children cannot…

July 15, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh is the wrong choice to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. If he is confirmed to the Supreme Court, everything that we hold dear as a nation will be at stake.

From a protecting a woman’s right to choose to dismantling the Affordable Care Act, Kavanaugh could…

July 15, 2018

The recent article about State Treasurer Dale Folwell and the ECU Physicians-Vidant Health merger perplexes me.

I’m not a health care professional, business executive or attorney— just a North Carolina taxpayer. So maybe I’m dense or ill informed. But why did the article say…

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