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DAN MCCREADY: I Almost Flipped a Deep Red District. Here’s ...

In a special election on Sept. 10, my campaign came an inch short of flipping a deep red ...
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JOHN HOOD: Pols should accept urban realities

In 2012, 92 percent of North Carolina workers commuted to their place of employment by automobile. By 2018, ...
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JIM PERRY: Expanding Medicaid could cut access to doctors

Last week North Carolina Democrats held a hearing at the legislature on Medicaid Expansion which included expert commentary ...
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MIKE LONG: Education establishment: You’re still not listening

Fall began but a few days ago. The traditional calendar school year is officially underway for North Carolina ...
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N&O: A reality TV star’s hollow flag victory

The big flag controversy is over. Reality TV star Marcus Lemonis will get to fly his gigantic Stars ...
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MITCH KOKAI: Now is no time to return redistricting to ...

New maps proposed for 2020 legislative elections emerged from the most open, transparent process North Carolina ever has ...
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ANDY JACKSON: Common Cause brief exposes their partisan intent

Not satisfied with the results of court-ordered redistricting on September 17, a national progressive group is trying to force a ...
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BYERS: No, NC Taxpayers have NOT paid $8.3 billion to ...

One of the most dangerous – yet persisting – lies out there about Medicaid expansion is that North Carolina is ...
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MCCOMAS: It’s time for expanded health care coverage

Imagine: North Carolina lawmakers set aside partisan politics to provide hardworking citizens access to affordable health insurance, thereby ...
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N&O: What will happen if NC lets college athletes earn ...

North Carolina lawmakers should follow California’s lead and pass a law that allows college athletes to receive money ...