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Democracy in Crisis: Yo Senators, Quit Being So Mean to Jeff Sessions

If you didn’t know, via obscure Latin etymology, that the word testify is related to the word testicles, you could guess it from watching Senate testimony pretty much any time ever, but certainly this year. (For what it’s worth: in Rome, you swore on your testicles to tell the truth).…

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Wake Commissioners Walk a Fine Line Between Being Fiscally Cautious and Fulfilling Campaign Promises

There’s a thin line between being fiscally cautious and fulfilling campaign promises to support public schools to the hilt, members of the Wake County Board of Commissioners learned Monday. At issue at a commission work session was the gap between the $45 million in new money the school system originally proposed and the $16 million—plus […]

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Fitness star: Being a ‘badass’ is about so much more than half-naked pics

In the center of Christmas Abbott’s new personal-wellness-focused self-help book, “The Badass Life,” there are dozens of photographs of the Raleigh author showing off her elaborate tattoos and chiseled abs, … Click to Continue »

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2-year-old child dies after being pulled from Cumberland County swimming pool

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a 2-year-old’s death after the child was pulled from a swimming pool behind a family home Thursday morning.

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