The chairman of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners, made it official.
Thurs 4/24/14 Hr 4 Richard A Epstein, Hoover Institution, Defining Ideas, and Chicago Law. Sid Perkins, Science magazine. Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index.
Richard A Epstein, Hoover Institution, Defining Ideas, and Chicago Law. Sid Perkins, Science magazine. Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index.
Thurs 4/24/14 Hr 3 Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Yaakov Lappin, Jerusalem Post. Geoffrey Norman, Weekly Standard. Isaac Stone Fish, Foreign Policy.
Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Yaakov Lappin, Jerusalem Post. Geoffrey Norman, Weekly Standard. Isaac Stone Fish, Foreign Policy.
Former Bank of America Chief Financial Officer Joe Price has reached a $7.5 million settlement with the New York attorney general?s office to resolve allegations related to the Charlotte bank?s…Click to Continue »
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GREENSBORO — A man was robbed at a gas station late Thursday, police said in a news release.
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I would like to ask Boyd W. Thomas a question. He got onto Kay Hagan for supporting the president’s health care bill (letter, April 21). The Republicans have been critical of it for six years but have
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A judge, appointed by Gov. McCrory, spares the Guilford and Durham school boards from an onerous task, for now.
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Three years ago, I asked 300 Greensboro residents what they thought would make Greensboro a healthy city, and heard beautiful answers. When I think about the answers, they make me think about particip
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Now that the Republicans have driven affordable health care into the ground, they are running a political blurb on TV about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Naturally, the GOP finger is pointing at the Dem
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It’s primary time again and time to select the best candidates for office. As a young African American who is relatively new to the political process, I tend to look to respected members of the commun
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Just a word about your coverage (April 2) of Greensboro College student Haylee Pittenger’s wonderful play about the 19th century Greensboro College student’s journal that she found in the college muse
Thurs 4/24/14 Hr 2 JBS Malcolm Hoenlein. Andrew Tabler. James Jeffrey. Ali Afoneh. Jonathan Schanzer.
Malcolm Hoenlein. Andrew Tabler. James Jeffrey. Ali Afoneh. Jonathan Schanzer.
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A draft bill would replace the Common Core State Standards in reading and math with new learning goals created by North Carolina?s Board of Education, in consultation with a new…Click to Continue »
It’s encouraging that the three coal-ash ponds at the shuttered Sutton Steam Plant are near the top of a priority list for cleanup.
More than $12 million in grants is given out, and some organizations live off that funding.
Candidates at the forum at GTCC try to distinguish themselves before a May 6 primary.
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Much has already been said elsewhere regarding the erroneous attack piece that has been circulated about congressional candidate Mark Walker. It is entirely unsurprising that false accusations would be made against Walker. Why? Because he is a genuinely good guy; and a truly nice fellow. He exudes decency. In our…
Ole Asheboro residents gets their first look at plans for a new Family Dollar store.
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From Alexis de Tocqueville: The principle of self-interest rightly understood is not a lofty one, but it is clear and sure. It does not aim at mighty objects, but it attains without excessive exertion all those at which it aims. As it lies within the reach of all capacities, everyone can without difficulty learn and […]
Political action committees representing U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Koch Brothers helped Republican Thom Tillis to a 3-1 fundraising edge over his GOP rivals heading into the final month…Click to Continue »
A pedestrian who was in a Gastonia crosswalk when he was struck by an SUV on April 18 has died of his injuries, police said.Click to Continue »
Melvin “Skip” Alston is not a guy who minces words.
The proposed Garden Parkway fared poorly on the state?s new ranking of highway projects, but supporters of the toll road aren?t giving up.Click to Continue »
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From Karl Fitzgerald and Michael Hudson on Thomas Piketty‘s new book: [O]ne of the things Thomas Piketty goes into great detail and has earned him quite a few plaudits is looking at the difference between economic growth rates and the return on investments. And his general thesis is that when the economic growth rate falls […]
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For the first time in a quarter of a century, Mecklenburg County needs a new clerk of superior court, and two Republican attorneys with experience in the office both want…Click to Continue »
Authorities are hoping that a coffin dug out of the red clay of northern Cleveland County on Thursday holds clues that can help solve a 21-year-old homicide.Click to Continue »
Parents struggling to get out of local shelters got a boost Thursday when Charlotte-based Electrolux donated more than $100,000 in washers and dryers to charities working to rehouse families.Click to Continue »
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From the previously cited Rebecca Rojer at The New Inquiry: [P]rices can be anchored not through the misery of the unemployed but through the government offering a job to anyone unemployed who wants to work. This guaranteed job, set at a living wage with benefits, would set a floor on wages and give workers the […]
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A Democratic primary challenger to U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield this week accused him of lying about his military record and refused to drop the matter Thursday after official records confirmed…Click to Continue »
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has appeared at an Asheville music festival despite initial indications that he would skip the event.Click to Continue »
Several dozen US Postal Service employees protested Thursday outside a post office in uptown Charlotte to criticize a deal involving retailer Staples they see as the latest threat to their…Click to Continue »
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The attorney for former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon said he doesn?t expect any developments concerning his client before late May at the earliest.Click to Continue »
Charlotte-based Park Sterling Corp. reported Thursday that its net income for shareholders grew 11 percent in the first quarter from the same time period a year ago, reaching nearly $3.6…Click to Continue »
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The Global E-Commerce Summit will be held in Barcelona in June: Retail is going through its next revolution and it is the customers who are dictating its pace. Seeking instant satisfaction, connected shoppers switch devices, maintain presence on multiple channels simultaneously and are ready to buy in any country. Retailers need to get ready to […]
A bipartisan commission hand-picked by state Treasurer Janet Cowell is recommending that she and future treasurers share high-level investment decisions for the state?s $87 billion pension fund with a board…Click to Continue »
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A bipartisan commission hand-picked by state Treasurer Janet Cowell is recommending that she and future treasurers share high-level investment decisions for the state’s $87 billion pension fund with a board…Click to Continue »
I was on the edge of my seat, waiting and hoping for a Candy Crowley moment in the first TV debate Tuesday of the front-running Republican candidates for Kay Hagan’s…
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Nucor Corp., the largest U.S. steelmaker by market value, reported first-quarter earnings that beat analysts? estimates after the metal?s price climbed.Click to Continue »
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Every CMS employee deserves a raise, not just teachers…Click to Continue »
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STOKESDALE, N.C. — Explosives-detection dog Ody was only weeks away from being put-down at his kennel in Afghanistan.
“The kennel master gave me two options with the dog. Either find someone to adopt him or he will be euthanized,” explained Brian Friddle.
Friddle was working as a dog handler in Kabul when he came across Ody, a Belgian Malinois. The American service dog was…
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Mike Huckabee will travel to Wilmington on Friday for two fundraisers and a press conference in support of Woody White’s congressional campaign.Click to Continue »
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From a diary at Daily Kos.
This one is on you, Mr. President.
You appointed a fucking cable industry lobbyist to chair the FCC, and unsurprisingly, this is what happens.
“The Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday that it would propose new…
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Engaging the Johnston County school board about the direct educational effects of racial isolation and high-poverty schools puts the proper focus on school district policies and practices that disadvantage certain…Click to Continue »…