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    13th District Congressional race “biggest culture clash in the country”

    Greensboro News & Record passes along this Cook Political Report post counting the 13th Congressional District race between incumbent Rep. Ted Budd and challenger Kathy Manning “maybe the biggest culture clash in the country”: Budd is a gun store owner and first-term Freedom Caucus member who homeschools his…
    Sam Hieb, September 27, 2018
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    N&R editorial writer misses the point on Kavanaugh column

    In today’s column, you know where Greensboro News & Record editorial writer Steven Doyle is heading the second you begin reading. Doyle recounts his days as a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity at the University of Mississippi. Either Doyle belonged to the most-straight-laced fraternity in the history…
    Sam Hieb, September 26, 2018
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    We’re losing the war on poverty. Professor Jacobs explained how at yesterday’s Shaftesbury talk.

    Professor Micheal Jacobs joined us yesterday for a fascinating report on how progressive initiatives are actually increasing poverty and hurting those who most need help.  This hour long video is well worth your time and guaranteed to make you think about how policies intended to help the poor are actually…
    Becki Gray, September 25, 2018
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    Michelle Obama book tour not coming to N.C. So you can hold on to your wallet.

    Former first lady Michelle Obama’s junket to promote her book “Becoming” is not coming to North Carolina. Looks like the closest venue is the Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. I’ll count this as a positive, because then I will not be tempted (not that I would anyway) to…
    Sam Hieb, September 24, 2018
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    NC voters most interested in health care leading up to 2018 midterms

    On November 6th, 2018 midterm voters will head to the polls in what is sure to be a very contentious election. Google has a midterm election tool to show what issues potential voters are most concerned with. It’s no surprise what the most popular issue for North Carolina voters:…
    Jordan Roberts, September 21, 2018
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    Free telehealth visits offered to Florence victims

    Hurricane Florence caused massive amounts of damage when it bombarded the North Carolina and South Carolina coast. There were record rainfall and flooding which caused massive damage and severely limited people’s access to health care services. Fortunately, the use of telehealth is making it easier to get access to care…
    Jordan Roberts, September 20, 2018
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    WSFCS teacher pay snafu

    Winston-Salem Journal columnist Scott Sexton writes about the apparent miscommunication between Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Superintendent Beverly Emory and county commissioners regarding local supplements to teacher pay: No matter how many videos or backroom chats are hatched in response, footage that shows two Forsyth County commissioners practically begging school officials…
    Sam Hieb, September 20, 2018
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    City of Greensboro named in ACLU Facebook complaint

    Staff and wire reports in the Greensboro News & Record say the City of Greensboro has been named in an American Civil Liberties Union complaint alleging Facebook ads recruiting potential employees—in Greensboro’s case police officers—were discriminatory: In one of the ads in the complaint, the city of Greensboro is…
    Sam Hieb, September 19, 2018