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Commentary: Lawmakers construct barriers to economic development with minimum wage bills

    Commentary: Lawmakers construct barriers to economic development with minimum wage bills

By Algenon Cash, Guest Columnist  Lawmakers have recently caught my attention with bills to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour.  Representative Pricey Harrison, a Greensboro Democrat, submitted the

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Editorial: Changing the leadership,not the fight

    Editorial: Changing the leadership,not the fight

The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II has announced that he is stepping down as president of the N.C. NAACP in June and will not run for re-election. This sounds

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Bill divides Forsyth lawmakers

    Bill divides Forsyth lawmakers

BY CASH MICHAELS  FOR THE CHRONICLE Forsyth legislative representatives are split on a bill that, if passed, would “increase the state’s minimum wage in phases” over a five-year period, “when

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Clinton speaks to us

    Clinton speaks to us

African-American community gains her attention. BY CASH MICHAELS FOR THE CHRONICLE RALEIGH — In an exclusive interview with North Carolina’s African-American press, Hillary Clinton said even though she is running

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Bernie Sanders visits Greensboro, talks voters rights and minimum wage

    Bernie Sanders visits Greensboro, talks voters rights and minimum wage

By Mayeesa Mitchell For The Chronicle Among the 9,000 attendees at presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ rally at the Greensboro Coliseum

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Editorial: Ikea Gets It

    Editorial: Ikea Gets It

President Obama would like the national minimum wage to rise to $10.10 an hour.  By executive order, he raised the

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Editorial: Moral Victory in Sight

    Editorial: Moral Victory in Sight

(pictured above:  Dr. Rev. William Barber) Hats off to the N.C. NAACP! The Tar Heel branch of the venerable civil

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Editorial: $10.10 Doesn’t Cut It! & Wake Lands Top Names

    Editorial: $10.10 Doesn’t Cut It! & Wake Lands Top Names

(pictured above:  Melissa Harris-Perry on the set of her MSNBC show.) U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has added her voice to the crescendo

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Report: Many in Triad don’t make enough to rent decent units

    Report: Many in Triad don’t make enough to rent decent units

A recently-released report, Out of Reach 2014, claims that many in the Triad can’t afford the area’s exalted rent prices.

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GOP leader questions president’s faith, agenda

    GOP leader questions president’s faith, agenda

Felice Pete, president of the Wake County Republican Women, told local residents that she’s long taken heat for being black

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