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    Why does it seem we are willing to talk ourselves into a recession? Opponents of President Biden seem almost gleeful about the prospects and the media has also been complicit in talking up the possibility. The John Locke Foundation’s latest Civitas poll revealed 52.1% of North Carolinians be…

    There is a bit of mythology that sometimes creeps into the way longtime supporters of North Carolina’s public education system describe the halcyon days of the late 20th century under the leadership of former Gov. Jim Hunt and Democratic legislators like former House Speaker Dan Blue and for…

    If you saw the headline of Michael Gerson’s recent Washington Post column, “Why I will never live without a dog again,” you probably thought it was going to be a feel-good story about dogs. Which it was.

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    RALEIGH — In nearly all North Carolina communities with bus systems ridership is significantly lower than it was just a few years ago. In Greensboro, for example, there were 1.9 million passenger trips on city buses last year, down approximately 60% from the total in 2014. Over the same peri…

    Do you ever dream of doing something big, but find yourself feeling too small to try? When I feel that way, as I often do, I like to think about Darleen. I wrote this story 20 years ago. If you recall it, your memory is better than mine. It goes like this:

    Back in October, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on ABC’s “The View” that the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol was an “assault on law and order” but “it’s time to move on.” Rice added, “I know what happened on Jan. 6 was wrong, but I also know as a government and as a country …

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