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Alexander H. Jones

OPINION

3 questions after the primary

By Alexander H. Jones
| May 23, 2022

Last week saw one of the livelier primaries North Carolina has held in recent years. But for all the...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

How will the hospitality industry change?

By Mike Walden
| May 23, 2022

The North Carolina hospitality industry, primarily composed of restaurants and hotels, is a multi-bi...

Kimball Shinkoskey

OPINION

Making democracy happen

By Kimball Shinkoskey
| May 23, 2022

Many Americans seem to feel that democracy is a reward that society reaps by enabling free, individu...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

The real meaning of the word ‘prompt’

By Thomas L. Knapp
| May 23, 2022

“Failed gun legislation is the norm,” reads the headline at Axios, “after mass shootings like Buffal...

John Hood

OPINION

Housing prices reflect changes in work

By John Hood
| May 21, 2022

It was bound to happen. The percentage of adults working from home has fallen significantly from its...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Election winners: Trump, outside money and rage

By Tom Campbell
| May 19, 2022

Pundits and politicos like to talk about “mainstream” or “Main Street” Republicans, as if they made ...

Josh Stein

COMMENTARY

Scammers target consumers with cryptocurrency scams

By Josh Stein
| May 21, 2022

Scammers are always looking for what’s new and popular to strike the unsuspecting. Cryptocurrency is...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Suppressing insane ideas doesn’t stop insane conduct

By Thomas L. Knapp
| May 18, 2022

Why did Payton Gendron — allegedly, but he livestreamed it, so it’s not like there’s much doubt — mu...

John Hood

OPINION

When Carolinians killed Carolinians

By John Hood
| May 22, 2022

Two hundred and fifty-one years ago this month, two large groups of armed North Carolinians camped a...

D.G. Martin

OPINION

How will NC’s Trump-endorsed candidates fare?

By D.G. Martin
| May 16, 2022

How are we going to use the results of the May 17 primary to measure Donald Trump’s influence over t...

Alexander H. Jones

OPINION

For progress, move NC toward a neo-Morehead-ism

By Alexander H. Jones
| May 22, 2022

By 1840, when John Motley Morehead took office as governor of North Carolina, the illiteracy rate fo...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Ukraine war highlights 2 empires in decline

By Thomas L. Knapp
| May 14, 2022

Nearly three months into the war Ukraine, events upended quite a few assumptions by quite a few peop...

OPINION

In school prayer, let the students lead

By Corey Friedman
| May 12, 2022

The religious right will rejoice if the Supreme Court upbraids a public school district for parting ...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Wise spending, saving can stretch NC’s surplus

By Tom Campbell
| May 12, 2022

When lawmakers return to Raleigh on May 18 for the biennial “short session,” they will be greeted by...

John Hood

OPINION

Telehealth genie has escaped its bottle

By John Hood
| May 12, 2022

Before the onset of COVID-19 in early 2020, patients who preferred to obtain medical services throug...

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