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RALEIGH — The person who manages most of state government’s financial assets — the $107 billion pension fund for state and local employees, for starters — is not an appointee … more
With so-called censors like these, who needs publicists? Facebook and Twitter are under the microscope for suppressing links to an unverified news story alleging Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden … more
Perhaps the most overlooked elections, ranking just slightly ahead of Soil and Water Conversation District commissioners, are those of judges. This year, our judicial elections may be among the most … more
There is more content available today about the upcoming election than likely in any previous cycle. While we could fill this page with media sources that have some type of information about the … more
About that fly! I think there is pretty universal agreement that he won the vice presidential debate last week, but what do we really know about him? What is his name? Was he there with a message for … more
1 Timothy 1:1-2 (ESV) “Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness, in hope … more
Should public colleges be able to keep records from their secretive Title IX tribunals under lock and key, or do students have a right to know when their classmates are found responsible for sexual … more
The NFL season is in full swing after most teams have now played four games this year. Most stadiums either don’t have fans at all, or are allowing a limited number in attendance due to the … more
I am feeling very much in tune with Alice as she observed about her adventures in Wonderland: “It just gets curiouser and curiouser.” After the bizarre debacle that was originally intended to … more
Psalm 138:7 (ESV) “Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch out Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and Your right hand will save me.” There are … more
“Leaving Letitia Street” is a collection of 11 short stories in the classic Southern tradition of eccentric but mostly lovable characters that get themselves into what North Carolinians might … more
Once every three seconds. Twenty times a minute. One in four women. One in seven men. These figures help define the scope of domestic violence, or intimate partner violence as it is also called, … more
RALEIGH — When Democrat Jen Mangrum and Republican Catherine Truitt first filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction, neither could have expected that the central issue of the … more
A month before Election Day, President Donald Trump’s largest liability could become an asset. In an early Friday tweet, the president said he and first lady Melania Trump had tested … more
I doubt anyone ever has a trip to the hospital on a list of fun things to do, but it is especially not fun right now. We knew that my husband had another back surgery on his horizon and when his … more
After a prolonged NBA season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NBA Finals are finally here. The Los Angeles Lakers punched their ticket to the championship with a 117-107 victory over the Denver … more
1 Corinthians 10:13 (ESV) “No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will … more
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s economy, battered by COVID-19 itself as well as government’s costly attempts to contain its spread, is still struggling to recover. There were about … more
Mitch McConnell texted me the other day with an urgent message. If Democrats are elected — particularly Joe Biden — America will be lost to socialism. OK, it wasn’t just me. Mitch actually … more
Activists can’t be jailed for telling jurors they’re free to acquit defendants who break unjust laws, a federal court recently confirmed. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote struck down a … more
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