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President Joe Biden has heralded his $4.5-plus trillion spending proposals and accompanying tax hikes as an investment in “leading the world versus letting it pass us by.” Yet, paradoxically, a new analysis exposes one huge way Biden’s plans would make the U.S. less competitive on the global stage. 

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RALEIGH —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is now accepting entries to its 17th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition. The contest is open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages, except for employees of the Wildlife Commission, the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences and their immediate families (children, siblings and spouses). Entries will be accepted now through Jan. 31, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 06 September 2021 12:48

OPINION: Make licensing reform a priority

According to the most-recent ranking I can find, North Carolina requires state-approved licenses in more occupations (nearly 200) than most other states do. North Carolina licenses twice as many occupations as Virginia does, and three times as many as South Carolina.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 12:15

OPINION: CON laws are too risky

I’ve long thought the North Carolina General Assembly should reform our state’s archaic and anti-competitive requirement for certificates-of-need. In the post-COVID world we are entering, however, CON reform is no longer just a good idea. It’s an imperative.

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Eight members of the Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club attended the annual National Junior Beta Convention at the Swan and Dolphin Hotel and Resort in Orlando, Florida, held June 26-July 2, 2021.

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UNC Health wants to build a new hospital in Research Triangle Park. So does Duke University Health System.

If we substituted the names Saks and Nordstrom, Fresh Market and Whole Foods, or any other top-notch business competitors, potential customers would have reason to celebrate.

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ROCKINGHAM — T.J. Gutierrez popped the cork on a champagne bottle Saturday afternoon after winning the “Battle of Little Rock.”

Published in Local Sports

ROCKINGHAM — National Beta members from Rockingham Middle School are celebrating their recent participation in the North Carolina Junior Division Virtual State  Convention. They were announced as winners of the following competitions:  

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HAMLET — This year has been a test of perseverance for many people, especially students having to learn in a completely new way.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission revealed the winner of the 2020 Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition this week.

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