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RALEIGH — Too many North Carolinians lack access to the medical services they need. One possible response, as we have heard incessantly for more than a decade, would be to expand Medicaid under the terms of the Affordable Health Act, with most of the expense to be borne by the (already heavi…

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The Biden Administration has identified addressing climate change — specifically, global warming — as one of its top priorities. Indeed, they are incorporating climate change into both their foreign and economic policies.

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Perhaps one of the reasons I’m such a fan of blue-collar music, especially rhythm and blues, the blues, blue grass, et al. is my own blue-collar roots.

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The National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences declares March as Living Well Month. During this month, Family & Consumer Science (FCS) Extension professionals share tips to help individuals and families gain knowledge and skills to help them lead full and productive lives.

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From the moment he came into my life until his very last day, Harley was happy making me and others happy. In his death, I have come to realize how much he truly was a part of me.

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Even if you never read Orwell’s Animal Farm (1945), you’re likely to have heard his satirical phrase, “more equal.” Furthermore, I’d assume that most are aware that the double-speak inherent in those two words is much like the oxymoronic jumbo shrimp and legal ethics.

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Two stories tell of completely crazy people being met with acceptance and authority given those who couldn’t run their way out of a wet paper bag.

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As a rule, I tend to avoid using columns or sermons to deal with political matters unless those matters are pressing, egregious, and have crossed very clear lines of truth. I much prefer to be encouraging, self-deprecating, and instructive rather than combative. But when in the words of Isai…