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    North Carolina golf and Trump’s Russian connections

    Every North Carolina author would give his or her eyetooth to get a mention at the top of The New York Times’s lead editorial...

    World War II transformed North Carolina

    What event in North Carolina’s modern history had the greatest impact in making our state what it is today?The creation of the Research Triangle...

    An ancient Greek historian, a North Carolina native, and war with China

    While President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping were getting to know each other last weekend, a native North Carolinian was warning that...

    The Wilmington Ten and the Women’s March on Washington

    “The case of the Wilmington Ten amounts to one of the most egregious instances of injustice and political repression from the post–World War II...
    Keep Calm

    Keep Calm and Carry On

    What can Democrats look for Santa Claus to bring them this year?It has been a bleak holiday season so far. So maybe Santa could bring...
    Campaign and BBQ

    One campaign’s happy ending

    By the time you read this, the election will be over. Some will be licking wounds, others celebrating.While the candidates have been appearing in...

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