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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Has there been some good news on income inequality?

Decades from now, people who lived through the pandemic will remember it as a horrible period. Over a ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Deaths of despair need careful analysis

RALEIGH — According to the latest-available set of comparable data, North Carolina ranks 33rd in the nation in ...

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DG MARTIN COLUMN: Vivian Howard plans her return

Are the days of the roadside eateries gone? My book, “North Carolina’s Roadside Eateries,” celebrated the barbecue and ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Freedom is the solution, not the problem

RALEIGH – The “problem” with freedom is that other people may do things that trouble, annoy or even ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Downtown Albemarle deserves better lights

I was pleased 25 years ago when City Manager Ray Allen replaced the ugly freeway lights in downtown ...

Letters to the Editor

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: We need access to Alzheimer’s treatments

After losing my grandmother, Leola Furr, to dementia, I know what more time and more memories would have ...

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KATELYN STEGALL COLUMN: New animal restrictions: What you need to know before June?

Proper planning is vital to running a successful livestock operation, so we want to give you a heads ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: North Carolina economy continues to excel

RALEIGH — North Carolina faces many challenges. You and I may disagree with how to rank those challenges, ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Roads are a solution, not the problem

RALEIGH — While Charlotte is known as the Queen City, the behavior of its leaders sometimes invites comparison ...

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS COLUMN: Let’s listen to student-athletes and respect high school contest officials

With the 2022-23 high school basketball season in full swing, we have, unfortunately, continued to see reports of ...

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