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RALEIGH — The General Assembly will consider a measure to enshrine North Carolina’s right-to-work policies in the state constitution.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2021 14:38

OPINION: States should 'Just Say No' to the feds

I’ve never attended Mardi Gras, but I have experienced the pirate-themed mega-party known as Gasparilla in Tampa. And I watched d a lot of people “breaking the law.”

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Talk of hiking the minimum wage at the national level has ramped up in recent weeks. With the Democrats controlling the House and the Senate, and Joe Biden in the White House, it seems increasingly likely that we’ll soon see a federal $15 per hour minimum.

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RALEIGH — Moments after the N.C. State Supreme Court held its formal ceremonial investiture for all newly elected members, Republicans signaled that the extended closures of North Carolina’s judicial branch ordered by former Democrat Chief Justice Cherie Beasley due to COVID-19 can’t continue under the state constitution.

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A few weeks before the 2020 election, I visited a local gun shop. It was a madhouse.

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Wednesday, 16 September 2020 18:08

COLUMN: The feds can't even get Constitution Day right

Thursday will be "Constitution Day."

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Tuesday, 08 September 2020 11:56

Split court ruling permits some N.C. felons to vote

RALEIGH — Some N.C. felons who have finished their active prison time will be able to cast ballots in the 2020 election, based on a 2-1 ruling from a state Superior Court panel.

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WASHINGTON — Throughout the next month, the National Archives and Records Administration will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s certification with a series of online events that mark this milestone in women’s suffrage on Aug. 26. 

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In the past, journalists in the USA have been able to safely perform their work, as domestic acts of violence against them were a rare occurrence. However, during the recent protests we’ve seen journalists attacked on Main Streets across America.

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Along with public health, the COVID-19 pandemic is testing government transparency in North Carolina. 

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