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Thursday, 18 February 2021 12:37

OPINION: We're failing our children

Here’s my latest unpopular opinion, at least among people who generally agree with me. We should be reopening schools and our reaction and response to the coronavirus has been driven more by hysteria than reality. The damage we are doing to our children is unknown, but it’s certainly more harmful to them than the disease itself. The risk to the teachers and school personnel is minimal with the right precautions. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. House and Senate have come to terms on legislation to reopen schools for in-person instruction. 

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HAMLET — Abdelaziz Aldeek began playing soccer when he was 2 years old. By age 10, he was recruited to play for a European team based in Milan, Italy. Since then, the 23-year-old who was born in Jordan but raised in Kuwait has traveled his way to five continents and more than 35 countries doing what he loves: playing soccer.

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RALEIGH — As state lawmakers try to sort out when students can go back to school full time, members of the House are sponsoring a bill that would offer a voluntary summer school program for North Carolina students.

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RALEIGH — Majorities of the House and Senate agree that N.C. schools need legislative prodding to reopen, but they’re struggling to come to terms on how to do it.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College invites you to start "Playing the Admission Game" on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at an event that will tackle the topic of getting admitted to the college of your choice.

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Why would anyone think depicting a black man and a Lumbee as members of the KKK is acceptable?

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PEMBROKE — Chris Maples, a former educator with strong political ties across the state, has been named executive director for External Affairs at UNC Pembroke. 

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s call for more money for schools while also indicating he would veto a bill that could send students back to school has many in the state scratching their heads.

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Wednesday, 10 February 2021 11:06

OPINION: The Left is damaging public education

“One of the most unhappy series of events in the state’s history began in 1835,” stated a textbook used in elementary schools across North Carolina. “As more and more white people came into their territory the Cherokee Indians had been driven further into the hills, but white settlers looked with greed on all their territory.”

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