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Should the UNC System headquarters be moved from Chapel Hill to Raleigh where it could be conveniently closer to other state educational agencies and the state legislature that has ultimate control over it? In its recently adopted budget bill, the legislature provided for this move. Nobody a…

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Having gone through a tenure battle at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill based, in part, on conflicting views about how history of racism should be taught in our schools, it is refreshing to encounter “How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America” …

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Do you want your congressional representative to be a “workhorse” or a “show horse”? 
In the recently released fourth revised edition of his classic “The Congressional Experience: An Institution Transformed,” David Price writes about how the legendary Speaker of the U.S. House of Representat…

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Is the U.S. Supreme Court going to put college athletics out of business? Earlier this month, it agreed to decide whether the NCAA’s limits on compensating college athletes violate antitrust laws.

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Unbelievable when you think about it, how North Carolina maintained its segregated and discriminatory racial system for such a long time. The remnants of what is commonly called “Jim Crow” are still with us, a daily reminder of the horrors of the past.

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Last week U.S. Sen. Richard Burr wrote a newspaper column criticizing the Eastern Band of the Cherokee for opposing the South Carolina-based Catawba Tribe’s efforts to acquire land near Kings Mountain to build a casino. Burr also criticized the Cherokees for lobbying against full recognition…

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Will Gov. Roy Cooper have a wall this summer? Could it be something like Donald Trump’s wall on the Mexican border that he promised to build? Do you remember how he said he would veto the emergency spending bill unless it included funding for this wall?