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A frank, necessary discussion on police violence

RALEIGH  I learned a lot listening to law enforcement and government officials in North Carolina chatting openly for two hours about recent problems with police violence across the country.  More...

Do facts determine your views?

I have strong opinions. You probably do, too. More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has decided it would not loosen restrictions on marijuana, keeping it in one of the strictest categories. What do you think?  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:   More...

The Minotaur and today’s politics

Do you think that the Greek legendary half-bull, half-man called the Minotaur could help us understand what is going on in American politics this year?  In case you do not remember the Minotaur, he was the offspring of a queen of Crete, who, sub More...

‘The time is now for everyone who cares...to make themselves heard’

To the editor:  As an environmental cancer survivor, I speak from experience when I say that the devastating potential consequences of a variety of unknown toxins being brought into Person County should be weighing heavily on everyone’s mi More...

Amvets Post 43 meeting planned

To the editor:  To all active and inactive members of Amvets Post 43, this letter is to notify you of the fact that there will be a vote at the Elks Lodge on Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. More...