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One on One: October hurricane on the Outer Banks

By D.G. Martin It is October on the Outer Banks. A late hurricane is threatening to wash away ...

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Guest Opinion: How to slash Americans’ electricity bills

By Wayne Winegarden Whenever you hear about America’s electricity system these days, it’s usually some big problem that ...

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Guest Opinion – Current tax proposals: Critiquing two promises

By Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson I have written about “Washington’s Bi-Partisan Fiscal Folly” for years, caused by chronic over-spending. ...

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – About the basics of applying for Social Security

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I am planning to ...

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One on One: Following Macbeth’s advice in Afghanistan

By D.G. Martin Can Shakespeare’s Macbeth help us deal with President Biden’s decision to pull all American troops ...

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Guest Opinion: One voter can turn a loser into a winner

By Bob Hall Early voting began last Thursday in many cities and towns and a new report answers ...

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Guest Opinion: Gutting IP rights will upend university research

By Carol Mimura The Biden administration recently announced support for a push by the World Trade Organization (WTO) ...

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The Nature Corner: Three ways of experiencing a thunderstorm, Part Two

By Ernie Marshall One of our most famous images of Benjamin Franklin is of him flying a kite ...

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You Decide: What will the Fed do?

By Dr. Mike Walden During my 43 years of teaching economics at North Carolina State University, my favorite ...

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One on One: Bland Simpson’s North Carolina

The next time somebody asks you to describe North Carolina, pull out and read aloud this quote from ...

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