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Commentary – Just in time for the holidays: N.C.’s hunger problem is set to get worse

    Commentary – Just in time for the holidays: N.C.’s hunger problem is set to get worse

Tarza Mitchell Guest Columnist As many of us plan and prepare for family gatherings and celebratory meals in the upcoming holiday season, here’s a startling and disturbing fact to consider:

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North Carolina attorney general kicks off run for governor

    North Carolina attorney  general kicks off run for governor

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press ROCKY MOUNT — North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper began his long-planned bid to become governor Monday evening, telling a crowd of supporters the

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We remain committed after 41 years

    We remain committed  after 41 years

From the desk of Ernie Pitt In the spring of 1974, what had been no more than a dream for me, began to materialize. As I approached graduation from the

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Winston-Salem to host N.C. NAACP convention

    Winston-Salem to host N.C. NAACP convention

Above: Photo by Tevin Stinson- Daphne Holmes-Johnson, state chair for NC NAACP State Convention speaks to members of the local chapter during a recent meeting 72nd conference is expected to

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Column: More bad news from General Assembly: Teachers and state employees lose out

    Column: More bad news from General Assembly: Teachers and state employees lose out

Chris Fitzsimon, Guest Columnist The state budget is now 59 days late. That makes it the second latest two-year state

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Editorial: N.C. fails on ACA, falls behind

    Editorial: N.C. fails  on ACA, falls behind

The percentage of people without health insurance nationally has dropped into single digits, in large part due to the Affordable

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Letters to the Editor: Eliminate food deserts in the state

    Letters to the Editor: Eliminate  food deserts  in the state

To the Editor: There are more than 340 food deserts across 80 counties in North Carolina. These deserts are defined as

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Commentary: Lawmakers should consider the impact of no teacher assistants and the effect of vouchers

    Commentary: Lawmakers should consider the impact of no teacher assistants and the effect of vouchers

In above photo: Ronda J. Gordon (center holding microphone) speaking at a rally for teacher assistants. (File photo) Ronda J.

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Commentary: How eliminating same-day registration has disenfranchised North Carolinians

    Commentary: How eliminating same-day registration has disenfranchised North Carolinians

In above photo: Voters participating in past same-day voter registration Mike Meno, Guest Columnist Isabel Najera was excited to vote

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Commentary: Growth of the North Carolina solar industry is in jeopardy

    Commentary: Growth of the North Carolina solar industry is in jeopardy

In above photo: Illustration by Ron Rogers for The Chronicle Rhone Resch, Guest Columnist Earlier this year, North Carolina became

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