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Thousands of people have sat at Truist Point for a Rockers game, looked across the field and noted the progress of construction at the three-story brick building beyond the outfield wall. Likely more than a few wondered who would end up working there and what it would be like to be there whe…

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It most likely is just a matter of time before hospitals in North Carolina begin to see the number of COVID-19 patients increase again.

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In a year when it seems some people would insist the sky is green if their political opponents said it was blue, last week brought at least a small measure of bipartisan agreement that illustrates a generation of progress in the fraught area of race relations.

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Public employees work for you. Your taxes pay their salary. In fact you — every person reading this — have a right to find out what any public employee is paid.

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If two-thirds of North Carolina residents are at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 by June 1, the mandate for people to wear face masks indoors goes away, Gov. Roy Cooper has said.

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Gov. Roy Cooper’s announcement that he plans to end the major COVID-19 emergency rules regarding masks, mass gatherings and social distancing on June 1 sounds like good news.

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To learn the direction of energy production in North Carolina, look to a weather vane. It’s pointing toward the wind.

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There is a real, decades-long problem of unfair, unequal treatment involving women’s sports, but it’s not the one that some North Carolina legislators want to address.

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The push to develop vaccines for COVID-19 was called Operation Warp Speed, but the delivery of two vaccines approved so far might be called Operation Hurry Up and Wait.

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A news cycle driven by social media and a 24-hour need for something to goose ratings has too many people across the political spectrum emotionally overworked.

Few of us regularly peruse scientific journals, so it is uncharitable at the least to deride someone for his lack of knowledge about the scientific evidence regarding face masks and the spread of viruses or other disease.

Once in a while, a public opinion poll reveals a surprise, but mostly polls merely confirm what people already suspected was true.