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The Daily Tar Heel
Hillsborough aims for 100 percent clean energy by 2050 Caroline Levine | Published 4 hours ago The Hillsborough Board of Commissione
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 2 days ago
Caroline Levine | Published 4 hours ago The Hillsborough Board of Commissioners voted to become the first town in North Carolina to commit to 100 percent clean energy by 2050. This gradual... Read more
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The Star
Shelby City Council candidates share their viewsFour candidates are running for seats on Shelby City Council in the November el
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
Four candidates are running for seats on Shelby City Council in the November election. Incumbent Dennis Bailey will face newcomer Violet Arth for the Ward 4 seat. Incumbents Eric Hendrick and Ben Kittrell are running unopposed seats in Ward 1 and... Read more
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Philly.com
Rhys Hoskins putting fans in seatsto where Rhys Hoskins is not going to be the fastest player in Major League Bas
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
to where Rhys Hoskins is not going to be the fastest player in Major League Baseball history to some number of home runs. For now, however, Hoskins, who just became the fastest to 18, isn’t slowing down, and the Phillies marketing department is... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
In Detroit's poorest neighborhoods, a food truck serves the forgottenroute, identified on a clipboard by the intersections where the truck parks — c
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
route, identified on a clipboard by the intersections where the truck parks — crossroads familiar to longtime Detroiters for their associations with crime and blight. Mack and Bewick. Harper and Cadillac. French Road and Shoemaker. Now, as the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
South Carolina editorial roundupRecent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: Sept. 9 The Sun News of Myr
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: Sept. 9 The Sun News of Myrtle Beach on offshore drilling: Offshore oil drilling and exploration is overwhelmingly opposed along the U.S. Atlantic Coast, including off South Carolina, and the... Read more
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Philly.com
Gerrymandering and Pennsylvania's democratic deficitIt’s one more measure of how desperate the Legislature is to avoid reforms aime
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
It’s one more measure of how desperate the Legislature is to avoid reforms aimed at better politics and democracy in order to protect its privileged, over-paid, over-perked, under-performing self. Tuesday’s call by voters’ rights group Fair... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Week of September 6, 2017I hope so, because your persistence in navigating through the challenging fun c
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 13 days ago
I hope so, because your persistence in navigating through the challenging fun could generate big rewards. Like what, for example? Like the redemptive transformation of a mess into an asset. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): "Free your mind and your... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump, Russia investigations return with CongressThe progress congressional investigators have made this summer comes into sharp
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
The progress congressional investigators have made this summer comes into sharp focus this week as House and Senate committees return to work to ratchet up the legal and political clash into the Trump campaign’s suspected collusion with the Kremlin... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
The Community Issue: Staff, faculty and community membersTar Heel, in which we published all of the letters we received regarding Silent
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 17 days ago
Tar Heel, in which we published all of the letters we received regarding Silent Sam. Photo by Emily Yue and Zsofia Voros For our Labor Day edition and in light of recent events on campus concerning Silent Sam, we've dedicated most of our print... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Connecticut expert in hurricane recovery offers lessons>> Holly Leicht wants to help governments stop “building the plane while it’s i
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
>> Holly Leicht wants to help governments stop “building the plane while it’s in flight” when it comes to preparing for and recovering from disasters. Leicht, who lives in Madison and the Bronx, New York, served as regional administrator... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Rep. Chris Millis to resignabruptly resigned from the N.C. House on Friday, saying he wants to spend more
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
abruptly resigned from the N.C. House on Friday, saying he wants to spend more time with his family. "It's the best timing for myself and my family," Millis said Friday in an interview. His resignation is effective Sept. 15, according to a letter... Read more
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The News & Observer
Impeachment-seeking NC House member resignsMarshall | News & Observer September 1, 2017 12:52 PM Your inside source on
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
Marshall | News & Observer September 1, 2017 12:52 PM Your inside source on North Carolina politics and government Rep. Chris Millis watches the vote board on the floor of the North Carolina House of... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
BREAKING: Rep. Chris Millis to resignCounty. “If the proposed map is ratified as currently drawn I will most certai
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
County. “If the proposed map is ratified as currently drawn I will most certainly miss the opportunity to represent the citizens of western Onslow while welcoming the privilege to be the voice and vote for the citizens of Columbus,” Millis said... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Rep. Chris Millis to resignhis family. The three-term Hampstead Republican won re-election last year. He
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 days ago
his family. The three-term Hampstead Republican won re-election last year. Here is his resignation letter: Dear Fellow Citizens, Since 2013 it has been a tremendous honor to represent the citizens of the 16th District in the North Carolina... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Rep. Millis resigns from NC Househis seat in the NC House two weeks from today. Millis announced his resignatio
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 days ago
his seat in the NC House two weeks from today. Millis announced his resignation Friday, stating that his sole reason for doing so is to spend more time with his family. Millis is married with three children. Millis is in his third term in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Workplace Democracy - the Missing Link in Economic Democracytowards a more inclusive culture of working together with their employees in a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
towards a more inclusive culture of working together with their employees in a holistic manner that provides a platform for their voices to be heard and to participate in decision-making. This policy brief examines the terrain, how to... Read more
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The Star
Town sees trail as economic toolBy Bill Poteat bpoteat@gastongazette.com The Gateway Trail, a pathway for both
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
By Bill Poteat bpoteat@gastongazette.com The Gateway Trail, a pathway for both walkers and bikers, now covers nearly seven and a half miles, stretching from the trailhead near downtown Kings Mountain, across Interstate 85 on a pedestrian bridge, and... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Residents, visitors bond at local solar eclipse eventLake saw the eclipse at the observatory with her grandchildren Braydon, 8, and
Lake Placid News / Posted 27 days ago
Lake saw the eclipse at the observatory with her grandchildren Braydon, 8, and Kayla, 5. They had never been there before and were drawn for a special day of checking in on the eclipse progress, making mud pies and learning about the science... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump’s rejection of national climate report would do more damage than exiting the Paris Agreementthat shepherded the last national climate assessment report to its completion,
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
that shepherded the last national climate assessment report to its completion, I can explain why this is the case. Informing policy with facts To see why the Climate Science Special Report is so important, first consider some historical... Read more
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The News & Observer
How do you solve a problem like Trump? NC senator dismisses his ‘tone,’ but embraces his agendaHe talked about immigration, border control, and attacked the media to an enthu
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
He talked about immigration, border control, and attacked the media to an enthusiastic crowd. C-SPAN Your inside source on North Carolina politics and government Thom Tillis has spent much of the summer trying to push back on President Donald... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Change is good?RALEIGH – The political landscape in northeastern North Carolina will change if
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
RALEIGH – The political landscape in northeastern North Carolina will change if a proposed plan by the redistricting committees in both the NC House and NC Senate is adopted by the federal courts. That plan includes removing Bertie County from the... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Today’s Birmingham elections – Here are the candidates for mayor, city council and school boardBell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, a
The Birmingham Times / Posted 30 days ago
Bell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson’s historic bid for president in 1984. She became the first female in the history of Birmingham to run for mayor in 1995. Patricia recorded... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Origin of an activist: Tribal liaison leaves pipeline review,...commissioners of both the state departments of Commerce and Human Rights, Oxend
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
commissioners of both the state departments of Commerce and Human Rights, Oxendine Molliver cited "a multitude of reasons" for walking away, including a lack of what she called "fair dealing" with the state's Native American tribes. The... Read more
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Salon.com
Jesse Jackson keeps fighting for voter rights: “We now live under the rulebook of Jeff Sessions”to the rhythm of his footsteps and the thousands who organized and participated
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
to the rhythm of his footsteps and the thousands who organized and participated in Bloody Sunday, to win the franchise for himself, his mother and his people, but also to give credibility and legitimacy to American democracy. No country can... Read more
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Philly.com
Sports Tonight: Phils lost more than their hearts to San Franciscoin my stomach whenever the Phillies play the Giants. I didn’t come to Philadel
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
in my stomach whenever the Phillies play the Giants. I didn’t come to Philadelphia until 1994, but it didn’t take long for me to become indoctrinated with “The Curse” and the city’s lousy history of sports championships. It wasn’t until 2008... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Henderson: The reality of racism America continues to denythe white supremacists who staged the violent demonstration in Charlottesville,
Detroit Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
the white supremacists who staged the violent demonstration in Charlottesville, Va., last week, and he had strong words for the perpetrators. Evil. Attack. Terrorism. They are the right intonations, far more appropriate than the things we... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minoritiesBut after watching events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and hearin
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
But after watching events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and hearing President Donald Trump blame both sides for the deadly violence, he realized that changing laws did not change enough hearts and minds. "It was below the surface,"... Read more
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