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April 18, 2019

I recently spoke at the University of North Carolina Clean Tech Summit and I was inspired by our state’s enormous potential to fully transition to a clean energy economy. I challenged the students and business leaders in attendance to embrace disruption and exemplify the leadership North…

Michael S. Regan

April 18, 2019

On April 11, the ongoing saga of journalist and transparency activist Julian Assange took a dangerous turn.

Ecuador's president, Lenin Moreno, revoked his asylum in that country's London embassy. British police immediately arrested him — supposedly pursuant to his "crime" of jumping bail…


April 18, 2019

BYH, I'm fairly sure that a cup of covfefe, a glass of origin juice and a hamberder cures windmill cancer.

BYH, be someone you would want to be around forever.

BYH to Dr. Murphy who sponsored a redo of Carolina Cares and pretends it's not just Medicaid expansion. The hospital lobby must be proud.…

April 17, 2019

There's a push to change laws to permit both criminals serving time and ex-criminals the right to vote. Guess which party is pushing the most for these legal changes. If you guessed that it was the Democrats, go to the head of the class. Bernie Sanders says states should allow felons to vote from…

April 17, 2019


If "Unplanned" was an ordinary movie, its creators would be busy right now studying second-week box office numbers while starting negotiations with the digital giants that stream products to the masses.

But this has never been an ordinary movie, which is why it's an important test case for…

Terry Mattingly

April 17, 2019

Stormwater fees went up again? I see the mayor continues to fight for us, but it looks like some of the new ones are a little weak in the knees. Follow the mayor's lead; there is a reason he was elected over the other guy.


Curse their hearts, the Republican tax scam resulted in trillion…

April 16, 2019

As a disabled veteran of the Vietnam War, I am deeply concerned that there are people in high places who are in the process of choreographing yet another useless war for the fine young men and women of our military to go get maimed and die in for no legitimate purpose.

In particular, and mark my…

April 16, 2019

BYH to Lakeforest Elementary School. Ms. Lachelle Williams, the kindergarten teacher, and Ms. Tera Brewington (“Ms. B”) the assistant. Pitt County Schools are so blessed to have you both on their team. Thank you both for your loyalty to the school, but most of all to the families of…

April 16, 2019

The announcement that Kirstjen Nielsen was stepping down as Secretary of Homeland Security was sudden, but it wasn’t really a surprise. Never a favorite of President Trump, her days became numbered when her patron in the administration, Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, resigned in December.…

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April 16, 2019

The bribery scandal that has ensnared N.C. Republican Party Chairman Robin Hayes couldn't be a more perfect example of how big money can corrupt state politics.

Hayes was indicted on charges that he'd worked with insurance company executive Greg Lindberg to bribe the state's insurance commissioner…

Colin Campbell
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