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For years, Dana Cope and the State Employees Association of North Carolina have pursued a vendetta against State Treasurer Janet Cowell. They didn’t like the way she manages the state’s pension fund.   They’re the ones to talk.   Cope

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UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham seems determined to (pardon the expression) tar the Heels’ image.   When he paid $27,000 and change for the damages UNC’s football team did to Duke’s practice facility turf and visitor’s locker room last year,

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After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Franklin Roosevelt looked the American people in the eye and said, December 7th is a day that will live in infamy forever.   After ISIS burned a hostage alive, President Obama told the American

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Walter Cronkite was “the most trusted man in America.” Brian Williams became the least trusted man in America overnight and had to leave the set. The same day, Jon Stewart, who had become the new most trusted man in news

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A few days ago, Chapel Hill was the focus of mourning and remembrance for an extraordinary coach who lived a long, full life of service and leadership.   Today, and sadly for a long time to come, it’s the focus

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Reverend William Barber went down to the newspaper and sat down with Ned Barnett to have a chat about the state’s soul.   Now the main problem with the state spiritually, according to Reverend Barber, is Republicans. He’s thundered from

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Once when Democratic County Commissioner Betty Lou Ward was in the hospital she asked the Republican Commissioners to allow her to participate in a board meeting by phone – but the Republicans said no.   Another time, in the middle

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Sunday morning, Joe Neff’s story ran on Page 1A of the N&O. Tuesday at 2 pm, Dana Cope held a 90-second news conference (no questions, please) to resign.   As WRAL’s Laura Leslie said on Facebook, “Well, that was quick.”

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Before the sun set, the day the legislature returned to town, the Bull Mooses in the Senate had locked horns with Pat McCrory.   The Bull Mooses are a gregarious lot but they’re dangerous when crossed and, somewhere along the

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She plighted her troth not in church and not as a bride or in marriage but in town hall meetings and political forums and rallies, saying she was a fire-breathing Tea Party conservative in a Congressional District filled with small

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