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Lay Welcome Mat For New Houses

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By John Hood RALEIGH — When demand exceeds supply, prices rise. While the problem of housing affordability has many facets and effects, that inescapable...

The Point Of Life Is Not To Arrive Safely At Death

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SPONSORED CONTENT It’s also not to go out prematurely. There’s a better way. By Dillon Schupp ***Disclaimer: this has nothing to do with the...

Letter To Editor: Triangle Football Officials Association Are Against HB91

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By: G Steve McNeillTFOA Regional Supervisor The Triangle Football Officials Association (TFOA) is a group of over 250 dedicated men and women with a...

Merit Pay Boosts Student Success

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By John HoodRALEIGH — How much say should the public have about public education? Parental revolts against “wokeness” fads in the classroom are all...

You Decide: Should Wage & Price Controls Be Brought Back?

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By Dr. Mike Walden Fifty years ago, I was sitting in a summer school class studying microeconomics. I had just switched my major from architecture...

Op-Ed: Advancing Sound Business Principles for NC’s Energy Market

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By Susan Munroe What’s good for North Carolina and our residents is affordable, reliable, and cleaner energy solutions that boost local economies and create jobs....

To Do Good Or Do Better

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By John Hood RALEIGH — There are at least as many different ways to explain the origins of political disagreement as there are political...

Fewer Students Major In Humanities

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By John Hood RALEIGH — Most students attend colleges or universities primarily to acquire the knowledge, skills, and credentials required to get a rewarding...

Food Friday: Nutrition Half-Truths You May Have Heard

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By Cassidy Hobbs Hall Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Johnston County Cooperative Extension Nowadays everyone seems to be a nutrition expert despite America’s...

Effect Of State Policy Isn’t Huge

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By John Hood RALEIGH — For years, North Carolina conservatives and progressives argued incessantly about the effects of the state’s rightward turn. Conservatives said...