Why NC could lose big in the 2020 Census

Why NC could lose big in the 2020 Census

Alarms about poor preparations for the constitutionally mandated 2020 Census are ringing across the nation. The Tar Heel State, and our almost 10 mill...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Flu vaccine should be your No. 1 priority

Flu vaccine should be your No. 1 priority

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service has confirmed cases of the flu throughout the in recent months, and reminding residents that...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Support small businesses by supporting tax cuts

The House of Representatives recently passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which urges the Senate to proceed with their tax cut bill. For our countryR...

November 29th, 2017 |  


What if we win them both?

What if we win them both?

CNBC, the cable business news channel, predicts that North Carolina will be selected as the site for Amazon’s second headquarters. We are also t...

November 29th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Don’t let Duke pass coal ash cleanup cost to customers

Families forced to choose between paying the power bill, buying medicine and stocking the fridge should pay for Duke Energy’s sloppy storage of ...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Does N. Korea really sponsor terror?

Does N. Korea really sponsor terror?

President Trump announced last week that he was returning North Korea to the U.S. list of “state sponsors of terrorism” after having been ...

November 28th, 2017 |  


When fundraising looks an awful lot like plain old fraud

When fundraising looks an awful lot like plain old fraud

Nearly 60 cents of every dollar collected in third-party fundraising campaigns went to charitable causes over the past fiscal year, with the remaining...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Lesson from my toppled hero

Lesson from my toppled hero

Stunned.North Carolina lost another monument. It came like a flash.And I am still reeling.Charlie Rose was one of North Carolina’s nationally be...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Parents count when judging schools

Parents count when judging schools

If students in charter schools perform no better on standardized tests, all other things being held equal, than their peers in district-run public sch...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Who are we? What are we?

Who are we? What are we?

Most of the time — or rather I should say all of the time — my words just seem to flow with no end to them. The only thing that stops them...

November 24th, 2017 |