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February 17, 2019

Last week, Sen. Thom Tillis sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of the Interior, and the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, noting the "potential economic benefits coming from offshore energy production" but also noting the economic importance of North…

February 17, 2019

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February 17, 2019

About a 20-minute hopper flight east of San Juan is the island of Viecques (Vee-eck-ess). It’s a gem of nature featuring wildlife sanctuaries, rain forest trails, perhaps the best beaches in the Caribbean and wild horses everywhere. The latter clutter up the narrow roads and munch happily in…

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February 17, 2019

Listen in on discussions among area public boards, and it's likely economic development will arise in one form or another. Talk may be about how to stimulate the local economy with incentives to businesses, job creation or recruitment initiatives, or it may center on ways to improve life and…

February 16, 2019

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February 16, 2019

Colleagues of U.S. Rep. Walter Jones remember the long-serving North Carolinian as a humble, devoted maverick whose career was defined by conviction and kindness. Those principles extended to animals.

Jones was among the 150 co-sponsors of the historic Battlefield Excellence through Superior…

February 16, 2019

My son attends Northeastern High School. Recently, he had a substitute bus driver.

When the bus was late, I called the bus garage, and they said it would be an hour late. Then at 9 a.m., I called again. This time I was informed the bus driver had missed my neighborhood and that no bus would be…

February 15, 2019

"The lie" has ruled Washington, D.C., and especially the White House, for over two years, maybe even for decades.

February 15, 2019

The following was written by a Marine Corps colonel serving in Afghanistan on Super Bowl Sunday: 

February 15, 2019

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