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State must keep legal notices in the public view

Local governments are required to post legal notices where the public is most likely to see them. Traditionally, that has been in general-circulation newspapers. It still is. But the state legislature is threatening to rescind requirements for …

COLUMNS

We pay, but we have no say

RALEIGH — Decades from now, the most enduring and defining mark of this Republican legislature may well be charter schools. In 2011, Republicans came to power intent on lifting the 100-school cap that had existed since the mid-1990s. This …

The ageless joy of being a grandparent

Free There used to be a bumper sticker on cars that said “Ask Me About My Grandchildren.” We younger folks use to think it was funny when we got alongside the car and saw it was a tiny old lady who could barely see over the wheel or a …