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RALEIGH — The Republican and Democratic candidates for state superintendent had similar positions on the causes of school re-segregation and the need to find common ground.

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RALEIGH — Sen. Deanna Ballard, R-Watauga, wants the presiding judge in the Leandro school-finance case to share his perspective on education policy before the Senate Education Committee.

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Wednesday, 22 January 2020 12:46

Consent order in Leandro case sets stage for action

RALEIGH — The long-running Leandro case hasn’t led to a constitutional bombshell — as some experts feared — but, after years of waiting, presiding Judge David Lee has finally set the stage for action.

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RALEIGH — Twenty-five years ago, Robert Leandro and his mother, Kathleen Leandro, lent their name to one of the most significant education lawsuits in North Carolina history. At the time, the family lived in Raeford, a town with a small tax base and a struggling economy. Robert attended a local high school.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Republican legislators say they were left out of focus groups for a major education report that could seriously affect future policymaking.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s financial woes may be over, but its headaches live on.

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MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center has received $277,000 in funding from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. The money will be used to fund year three of a cost share granting program called AgPrime.  

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RALEIGH — Rep. Craig Horn, R-Union, said he wouldn’t be surprised if a judge orders the state to spend more on education.

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RALEIGH — The House Appropriations Committee has passed a more than $250-million hurricane relief bill that places a greater emphasis on resilience and disaster mitigation.

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RALEIGH — Some House members want to give the N.C. Department of Transportation an emergency bailout.

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No. 5 Lady Raiders 'peaking at…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team has had several profound wins this season against conference opponents. But now the Lady Raiders are looking to add one... Read more

Gallops, Nicholson qualify for…

JAMESTOWN — A pair of Richmond Senior High School wrestlers will make their first state championship appearance later this week. Read more

Stroman, Hood help send senior…

ROCKINGHAM — Friday was rivalry night, senior night and redemption night for the Richmond Raider basketball team. Read more

Lady Raiders rout rival Scotla…

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ROCKINGHAM — Police are looking for the driver who hit Scuba Steve and left the scene late Thursday afternoon. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — Police are investigating several break-ins and larcenies within the past two weeks, including one at a well-known community center. Read more

COLUMN: Clothes make the (old)…

Yesterday, I posted a picture of myself on Facebook while I was waiting at the doctor's office. Before your mind goes to a place that is quite unappealing, the picture... Read more

COLUMN: The war within a war

In today’s world do we really know the folks who live in our community? Probably not unless they are kin. Do we all have the same political or religious views?... Read more

Richmond County stars shine at…

HAMLET — More than 40 Richmond County businesses and individuals were recognized as the top in their respective fields during the inaugural Best of the Rock Awards Thursday evening at... Read more

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