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There is little doubt all of us are living through an event our children will read about in the history books. Thousands of deaths, economic destruction and unprecedented sickness are stinging us … more
The Department of Education just released results of the quadrennial National Assessment of Educational Progress tests in U.S. history, civics and geography given in 2018 to thousands of American … more
Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed into law the CARES Act to provide emergency measures to help us get through the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 shutdown. A crucial … more
This week, we celebrate Teacher and School Staff Appreciation Week, and we are encouraging everyone to show gratitude for those whose strength and dedication to their students has shown brightly … more
RALEIGH — As we all follow the news about North Carolina’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, it is important to remember that the most-tracked statistics offer at best a distorted and incomplete … more
Why is dressing for online meetings so much more difficult than dressing for normal life? I know how to dress for work. I know how to dress for home. I do not know how to dress for both at the same … more
Lib, my retired Methodist pastor wife, and I have been married for 55 years and our household has always been filled with interesting, sometimes differing but generally entertaining conversations … more
Just a friendly reminder, folks, that Mother’s Day’ll be here in five short days. That means — if you haven’t already purchased that touching, thought-provoking card or picked out a … more
There is no doubt we as Americans are facing a lot of very big things in life. A global pandemic and the resulting economic destruction that includes skyrocketing unemployment are tops on the list. … more
More than 400,000 Americans ­— approximately .32% of the country’s population, died in World War II. This generation sacrificed lives to save the country. Fast forward to 2020, where … more
We’re in the midst of a global pandemic, but its impact on America’s communities is local. First responders are our neighbors helping our neighbors, rushing to addresses just down the street … more
As if the COVID-19 quarantine isn’t enough to deal with these days, we have an election coming up in November, and with elections we get election year rhetoric and some of the most comical … more
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