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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Carolina dispute helped provoke Revolution

RALEIGH — Did you know that a legal dispute between North Carolina’s elected legislature and the British government ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Freedom has multiple definitions

RALEIGH — What does it mean to be free? Many seemingly intractable disputes about specific issues — ranging ...

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: What’s the biggest issue facing the country?

At the numerous presentations I give during the year, I am frequently asked this question: What is the ...

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DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Celebrating us

It’s time to fire up the grills. Let’s make sure we have plenty of hamburgers and hot dogs. ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Our economy is always churning

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s private sector lost an eye-popping 414,000 jobs in the most-recent quarter tracked by the ...

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LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: Content in the sweat of the brow

I was an experienced veteran when I accepted my first paying job. And in my mind, I was ...

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Should we worry about the declining birth rate?

One of the benefits of aging is that you often see problems completely turn around. In the 1990s ...

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DG MARTIN COLUMN: Wall Street Journal report shocks N.C. Democrats

Even though I live in North Carolina, sometimes people who live far away teach me things I need ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Science of reading bears fruit

RALEIGH — Over the past two years, North Carolina had made critical investments in the future of our ...

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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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