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Big voting changes begin with new year
RALEIGH –- When the calendar changed to 2014, a whole host of voting and election laws changed with it. The sweeping elections overhaul bill passed and signed into law last year made many dramatic changes to the way we conduct campaigns and elections in North Carolina, and the bulk of those changes went into effect as of Jan. 1.
Online tax collections proceed despite do-nothing Congress
RALEIGH — The writing may well be on the proverbial wall when it comes to the collection of state and local sales tax from online sales.
Snow, snow, I need more snow
I know some people may want to shoot me for saying this, but I wish we got more snow last week.
Finding your edge, facing your fear
We use the expression “find your edge” a lot in yoga.
The final barrier
When you stand atop the Narrows Dam, you can see for miles in every direction.
Research study concludes money spent on some research studies to be pretty dumb
I’m gonna let you in on a few little secrets that are gonna blow your mind.
Me and a dog named Brentley
Brentley Drye, beloved son, brother, granddog and friend, passed away Jan. 27, less than a week after Grandma McLester. We were prepared for this one. Well, as prepared as one can be when you lose your best friend.
Happy trails to you, Grandma
I believe in coincidences.
Complaints about code words a diversion to silence Obama's critics
Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman complains the label "thug" is racist code - as do supporters of President Obama. They're both wrong. Just as the politics of New Jersey shows, thuggery is colorblind.
More 27-year-olds live with parents than roommates
The report, which in 2002 began following roughly 15,000 young men and women from their sophomore year in high school through their mid-20s, draws a picture of educated, debt-saddled young adults, more than half of whom are in some kind of committed relationship.
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