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For years, and especially this past year, North Carolina Republicans have been patting each other on the back for their stewardship of North Carolina’s robust Rainy Day Fund. The latest self-congratulation came last week, as Union County Rep. Dean Arp penned an op-ed in the Carolina Journal lauding how the fund has benefited from Republican-led tax reform and spending restraint. “As a result,” Arp wrote, “we can help people when they really need it.” Read more

Our legislators were correct in forcing the issue to reopen our schools. Their legislation was an acknowledgement of what most have realized, namely that children staring at screens for long periods of the day does not equal the learning they would achieve being in the classroom. Additionally, there is evidence of increased emotional problems in children, partly because they miss social interaction with other students. Read more

Thursday, February 25, 2021

State AP Stories

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — In a story published February 25, 2021, The Associated Press reported that Hammond’s daily performances were streamed online. The story should have made clear that while some of Hammond’s performances were posted online, streams of the daily carillon performance became co…

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Bandwidth Inc. (BAND) on Thursday reported a loss of $19.9 million in its fourth quarter.

National & World AP Stories

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Stocks are off to a mostly higher start as technology companies find their footing after a big sell-off a day earlier. The tech-heavy Nasdaq was up 1% in the early going Friday, having fallen 3.5% Thursday, its worst drop since October. The S&P 500 was up a more modest 0.3%. Much of the …

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — In a story published February 25, 2021, The Associated Press reported that Hammond’s daily performances were streamed online. The story should have made clear that while some of Hammond’s performances were posted online, streams of the daily carillon performance became co…

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BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S. airstrike targeting facilities used by Iran-backed militias in Syria appears to be a message to Tehran delivered by a new American administration still figuring out its approach to the Middle East.