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Is the economy recession prone?

Most of us focus on decisions affecting our daily lives — earning an income, spending, investing and looking ahead to ...

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Licensing boards protect businesses, not consumers

Professional licensing boards are prevalent in states across the country and pretend to be consumer protection agencies. But in reality, ...

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There has to be a better way to run a state

Exhausted legislators finally saw the closing gavel and heard the fat lady sing the “sine die,” followed quickly by the ...

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Incumbents squash challengers in fundraising

Chalk it up as another way that incumbent legislators in general have a distinct advantage over challengers in N.C. General ...

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From poet to potter, and that’s OK

The recent flap about Gov. McCrory’s probably well-meaning, but totally clueless appointment of a new North Carolina poet laureate (who ...

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Alternative energy failures abroad should serve as warning

At $3.65 a gallon, gas is already expensive enough. Now imag-ine paying an additional carbon tax every time you fill ...

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Sticking with the winning playbook

Gov. Pat McCrory and some Republican lawmakers in the General Assembly say they need more tools for economic development in ...

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Land purchase raises many questions

To the editor: Remember this quote from then-Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, “We have to pass the (healthcare) bill to ...

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WW PHOTO David Allen
The Cougars’ junior nose tackle Dexter Lawrence wrenches Catamount quarterback Brenden Magner to the ground.

Cougars start season large, in charge

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest dominated Friday night’s football game against Panther Creek. Allowing only 105 yards ...

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Husky’s No. 3 Fernando Perez races for control of the ball against Knightdale.
(WW Photo by David Allen)

Huskies thrash opposition

Heritage-10, Knightdale-1 by David Allen WAKE FOREST — Last week, Heritage High School soccer coach Scott Sloan talked about wanting to go ...

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