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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s self-described teachers’ union still has clout with many Democratic lawmakers in the legislature, but its influence — and popularity — with teachers and everyday North Carolinians appears to be waning. 

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RALEIGH — A statewide campaign launched by the John Locke Foundation — publisher of The Carolina Journal — urges public school teachers to save $500 in dues each year by leaving the partisan N.C. Association of Educators.

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RALEIGH — Even as a bill to reopen schools across North Carolina garnered unanimous bipartisan support and was fast-tracked through the legislature, North Carolina’s teacher’s union released a statement blasting Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and lawmakers from both political parties for the compromise.

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RALEIGH — Unions won a new stronghold in North Carolina. Patients will pay the price, some critics say.

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RALEIGH — About a dozen protesters stood in the rain on an Asheville sidewalk at Mission Health on Friday, Aug. 21. Some held umbrellas or “Vote No” signs. A white banner draped over the medical center’s logo urged nurses, “don’t give your voice away.” Passing drivers occasionally honked car horns.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina is home to one of the biggest union battles in the South.

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CAMERON – Entering Wednesday’s non-conference match at Union Pines High School, the Richmond Senior High School Lady Raiders varsity volleyball team hadn’t allowed a match to go to five games during the 2017 season. 

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RAEFORD – In its first match since the Labor Day break, the Richmond Senior High School Lady Raiders volleyball team kept up its winning ways, shutting out Sandhills Athletic Conference opponent Hoke County High School 3-0 Tuesday night.

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Civitas poll: 61% of likely vo…

RALEIGH — Support for the Opportunity Scholarship Program stands at 61%, according to a new Civitas Poll of likely voters presented by the John Locke Foundation. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — For the first time in two days, the Richmond County Health Department reported more than 100 new cases of COVID-19. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team nearly erased a double-digit deficit in its home game against Pinecrest on Wednesday. Read more

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