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Our family recently returned from an extraordinary, eight-day excursion to Greece. If you’ve never been, it is the most beautiful place we’ve ever visited. We’d initially been … more
Like most Americans, I have been personally hit by cancer in my family. I know the fear, tears, stress and questions that come when a family member is diagnosed. An event Friday reminded me of … more
I love working as a receptionist at Lauren Ashley Salon & Day Spa. One of my favorite days to work is Friday when I get to see all those “weeklies” come in for their weekend … more
RALEIGH — Are North Carolinians safer today than they were a decade ago? That depends on how you define the term “safe.” The overall crime rate was lower in 2020 than in 2010. … more
Despite being a politician all his life, and never having worked in a blue-collar job, President Joe Biden declared, “I’m a union man,” when he announced his presidential campaign … more
Do we even want to go back to pre-pandemic work conditions? Not since 1942, when women flooded into the workplace in support of the war effort, have we seen a worker revolution such as we are … more
Many conservatives praised Netflix for “standing up to cancel culture” by defending its decision to carry Dave Chappelle’s comedy special, “The Closer.” Critics in … more
Following a year’s absence because of the dreaded COVID plague, and frankly that is what is has been, the North Carolina State Fair is back. The lights, action, animals and, of course, food are … more
RALEIGH — A few weeks ago, the Associated Press and a nonprofit journalism outfit called The Markup released a dataset and news stories purporting to prove the existence of pervasive … more
Stop the presses: Facebook seeks to maximize profits. Frances Haugen, a former Facebook employee, appeared on “60 Minutes,” where she slammed Facebook, a publicly owned corporation, … more
RALEIGH — Closing down school buildings for many months last year — and offering poorly executed virtual schooling as an inadequate substitute — proved to be a disaster for North … more
Cancel culture has reared its ugly head once again, and this time in a new and unprecedented way. A lecture by a physicist was canceled at one of America’s premier institutions of science, … more
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