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Alexander H. Jones | Housing policy is American liberalism’s Achilles heel

Nestled in a humid forest at the midpoint between the Appalachian Mountains and the mighty Atlantic, the Research Triangle of North Carolina has attracted migrants for decades. Raleigh’s growth has been particularly impressive: Between 2010-2020, the Raleigh-Cary metropolitan area grew by 23%, the second-fastest growth rate in the country. Yet just down the road from Raleigh, and despite its magnificent tree canopy and a great university, Chapel Hill did not grow at all. The reason for this failure was housing policy.

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Bo Wagner | A cooling time

I slid the three-inch bolt through the bottom hole of the ten-inch terra cotta pot, then put five large washers down onto the bolt. Then I put the eight-inch terra cotta pot inside of the ten-inch one, down onto the bolt, and onto the washers. From there, I secured everything together with a bolt, finger tightening it so as not to risk breaking the pots. That resulted in something like a double bell arrangement, with an air chamber between the surfaces of the two pots.

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Tom Campbell | Over the river and speeding

After last year’s lockdown it’s great to once again gather with family for the holidays. Some will be traveling “over the river and thru the woods to grandmother’s house.” During the holidays our already crowded and inadequately maintained roads will be strained, especially since speeding has surged in our state.

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