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The Trump administration has taken another critically important step in strengthening the moral health of our nation, and hence our future. The Department of Health and Human Services has issued … more
How much are you paying for health care? You may say too much, you may even cite the cost of a recent procedure you’ve had, but do you know what the actual cost of care is? More importantly, do you … more
As I have always said, I’m not a huge fan of Mondays. The older I get, the harder it is to pry myself out of bed to begin another work week. The first goal I set for any upcoming work week is to … more
Jussie Smollett, “Empire” actor, claimed that on Jan. 29, two masked men identifying themselves as Donald Trump supporters and using racial and homophobic insults attacked him. Smollett said the … more
This week I had the privilege to cover the return of Cpl. Eric Cook to the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office. For those of you who may not know what happened, last April, while investigating a … more
When you grow up in a small town and go to a small school, basically everybody is your friend. When you attend a small school, you have to interact with everyone, and you get to know little things … more
Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders is running for president again. Fresh on the heels of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s triumph as an avowedly socialist candidate for Congress, Sanders boasts that … more
Let’s face it, there aren’t a lot of times when a news reporter has the chance to write about shoes, but this week, thanks to one of the best college basketball players in the country, I have … more
RALEIGH — Although I write regularly about politics and public policy, my “day job,” so to speak, is to give money away. It’s not as easy as you might think. Or, to be more precise, it may … more
Do you remember the TV game show “Family Feud?” It was good fun as one family competes with another for cash prizes, but we all know that real life family feuds can be bitter, divisive and cause … more
My high school friends were all in a group text on Valentine’s Day. Those of us with kids began it around 8 p.m. because, well, we weren’t doing anything. The married ones joined in around 9:30, … more
We have all heard what appeared to be repeated, horrifying accounts of an alleged attack of a Hollywood actor in Chicago on Jan. 29. We sat contemptuously as “Empire” star, Jussie Smollett, … more
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