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Opinion
LETTERS

Cast your vote against racism, brutality

Protesters shouldn't tolerate rioting, looting

Surprised to realize I'm a Trump supporter

Unity requires us to confront hard truths

Lake Wilson litter a cause for concern

Tillis shows high court hypocrisy

Trump's presidency benefits Putin's Russia

A prayer of encouragement

Letter misleads on US oil production

Trump won't protect supporters from virus risks

Reflect on the Constitution's impact this week

Campaign spending is a colossal waste

Kountry Kitchen survives pandemic

Your vote counts; why let others decide for you?

Trump's made strides to promote peace, unity

Trump, Biden and the grandkids

Cannon's ride was peaceful, patriotic

Trump outperforms Obama-Biden administration

Does movement really care about all Black lives?

Tillis silent on Trump's disrespect for the troops

Business center helps Census Bureau staff

Catholics can't reconcile faith with abortion stance

Science on COVID-19 doesn't justify lockdowns

To overcome racism, take time to understand its causes

Provide a lifeline for those contemplating suicide

Trump backers spin falsehoods about Biden

Timely leg- and lifesaving advice from a caring physician

Answers to early voting, election questions

Register, vote and help

Mainstream media becomes America's Pravda

Know your risks, screening options for PAD

Needed: People to work the polls

Debating Trump supporters a waste of breath

Pelosi ignores mask mandate

Large unions serving themselves, not workers

Catholics' moral obligations in voting

Young voters can end Trump's divisive reign

Christian mentors uplift, inspire

Everyone should switch to mail-in voting

Trump's dismal record, troubling tendencies

A Biden vote supports tax hikes, redistribution

COLUMNS
Today, jury nullification exists in a delicate dance between judges, prosecutors and jurors. Federal courts acknowledge that juries can judge the law as well as the evidence, but they’ve also decided judges must withhold this information and instruct jurors to apply the law as it’s explained from the bench.
OPINION

Courts can't censor jury rights flyers

Activists can’t be jailed for telling jurors they’re free to acquit defendants who break unjust laws, a federal court recently confirmed. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote struck down a …
Oliver Hedgepeth
COMMENTARY

More jobs for older workers?

As we work around upgrading our family home behind Fleming Stadium for our historic Wilson Tobs, for this last year, it’s amazing how many older workers showed up.  Experience counts …
Joe Weaver
HUMOR

Letters pile up as lousy pen pal procrastinates

The other night after dinner, my wife pointed to a small stack of mail on my desk. She had noticed it getting a little taller and eventually it caught her attention. She picked it up and dropped it …
John Hood
OPINION

Lieutenant governor rivals differ sharply

RALEIGH — The post of lieutenant governor is a constitutional office in North Carolina, and the only one empowered to exercise both legislative and executive powers. Those powers are rather …
Gary Pearce
COMMENTARY

Bugs Bunny always wins campaign debates

Forty years in politics made me an expert on debates, whether I wanted to be or not. I did endless hours of debate prep. I negotiated debate rules with broadcasters and opponents’ …
D.G. Martin
COMMENTARY

Religion: Too much or not enough?

Is Joe Biden too Catholic? Or not enough? Has Donald Trump corrupted the leaders of conservative religious groups? Religion is everywhere, even in four important books featured during the next …
Tom Campbell
OPINION

Framers, pivots and defensemen: Our formulaic political debates

Sure as autumn leaves turn color and fall is the inevitable political debate season now upon us. If you are old enough to remember the Kennedy-Nixon debates, you will recall the time when there was …
Mike Walden
COMMENTARY | YOU DECIDE

Recession, recovery or something else?

When I speak to groups — virtually for the last six months — I perceive two concerns. One is fear about the virus, especially how long it will last and whether a vaccine will be …
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