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DG MARTIN COLUMN: Lift up your gates and sing — a new book about Jerusalem

The city of Jerusalem is again at the center of the world’s attention. Today it is the capital ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dogs attacking Postal Service nothing to joke about

Many of us have seen a cartoon or read a comic strip where a dog chasing a letter ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN — Let’s talk taxes — the right way

RALEIGH — State and local governments annually collect tens of billions of dollars in taxes from North Carolinians. ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Churches need to help unhoused individuals

City Council should not be tasked with addressing the homeless problem in a city of hundreds of churches ...

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DG MARTIN COLUMN: The most beautiful North Carolinian

I confess. I have a special interest in North Carolina women who have somehow gained national attention for ...

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Will we soon have a four-day workweek?

The common five-day workweek has been around since 1940. That was the year the five-day, eight-hour workweek became ...

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D.G. MARTIN COLUMN: Charles Frazier’s ‘The Trackers’

Why hasn’t Charles Frazier written another book just like he did in “Cold Mountain” in which a troubled ...

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LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: ‘S’ is for skeptical

Just when I thought I’d heard enough about (and from) cicadas, somebody told me their wings can predict ...

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DG MARTIN COLUMN: Ukraine, Gaza and St. Crispin’s Day

Ukraine and Gaza are much different. But they share some common challenges. Both are being attacked by well-armed, ...

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Is ‘greedflation’ keeping prices high?

Although the pace at which prices are rising has moderated, prices are still going up. In 2021, average ...

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