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Our Opinion: Food stamp purge could benefit from study, compromise

Free Some state legislators want to turn away federal funds that provide free meals for Wilson County schoolchildren. The N.C. Senate’s spending plan would eliminate a provision that allows families to qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition …

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Tillis’ recovery averts a firestorm

RALEIGH — Some might find this column tasteless, but there is no denying that the unexpected need to replace a U.S. senator last week would have set off a political firestorm in Raleigh. On Wednesday morning, Sen. Thom Tillis collapsed …

Party divides are no surprise

RALEIGH — Would it surprise you to learn that, depending on the poll and specific questions asked, between a quarter and a third of Democrats identify their views on abortion as “pro-life”? And that about a quarter of Republicans …