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Raising the age for juveniles a positive action

The “Raise the Age” campaign took on a tough challenge and was remarkably effective. The new state budget transfers responsibility for most 16- and 17-year-old offenders from the adult correctional system to juvenile …

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New budget strikes a balance

RALEIGH — The main reason Gov. Roy Cooper and other North Carolina Democrats cited for opposing the Republican-led legislature’s new budget plan was that it saved too much and cut taxes too much. North Carolina would be better off, …

Exceptionality, patriotism and political wedges

Now we know the extent of Russia’s meddling in our 2016 presidential election. As we learn more, the views are lining up. Before you choose, think about America, its people, its character, its world status and its current condition, then …