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Eighty-four Years After the Twenty-first Amendment, Are North Carolina’s Liquor Laws Ready for the Twenty-first Century?

Eighty-four Years After the Twenty-first Amendment, Are North Carolina’s Liquor Laws Ready for the Twenty-first Century?

Two bills in the legislature aim to boost the state’s brewers and distillers. The opposition is both biblical and financial.

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The Non-Prophets: At a Harvard Conference, America’s Top Political Analysts Say the 2016 Election Wasn’t Their Fault

News Feature They assured us Trump couldn’t win. Trump won.

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Thanks to a Change in State Law, N.C. Counties Have to Shell Out Millions to Pay for Jail Inmates’ Hospital Care

Wake County Wake County officials say this is another example of the legislature shifting the burden of services to local governments

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Seeing Green: What North Carolina Is Missing By Skipping Out on Legal Weed

Triangulator 4/20 jokes are lame. Losing millions of dollars to puritanical politics is lamer.

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The NCGOP Stays Mum on Lost Cause Larry Pittman

Triangulator Even as several high-profile legislators condemn remarks he made comparing Lincoln to Hitler

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North Carolina Is the Last State to Automatically Prosecute Sixteen- and Seventeen-Year-Olds as Adults

Triangulator This is terrible policy, and it might soon be going away

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Sticker Shock: Why Does the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project Suddenly Cost $3.3 Billion?

Triangulator The answer: it’s complicated. And it’s mostly a matter of how you count.

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Wake Schools Want an Extra $56 Million, Partly to Offset an Unfunded Class-Size Mandate

Wake County The legislature wants smaller class sizes but hasn’t yet agreed to pay for them.

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A Reality-Show President Enters the Theater of War

National Propaganda, modern art, and Tomahawk missiles in the age of Trump

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The N.C. Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association Says Craft Brewers Can’t Handle Their Taxes, Shouldn’t Be Able to Distribute Their Own Beer

Triangulator The association opposes HB 500, which would allow many brewers to essentially cut wholesalers out of the loop.

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Thanks for Calling Durham Hip, Vogue. Please Don’t Ruin It for Us.

Triangulator The things that make Durham special are the things put at risk when publications like Vogue start calling it hip.

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The Hog-Farm-Protection Bill Passed the House Monday, But Twenty-Six Lawsuits Against a Smithfield Foods Subsidiary Can Proceed

Triangulator The original legislation applied to pending as well as future legislation. That provision was narrowly defeated in an amendment.

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Wake County Eyes a New School as Part of a Transformation Plan for a Capital Boulevard Block

Triangulator Where you could once study comparative anatomy at the Foxy Lady lounge, now a different kind of education

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Kenneth Bailey Jr.’s Family Wants the Story of His Death-by-Cop Told Their Way

Durham County The twenty-four-year-old was killed by Durham police on February 15.

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The Neuse River Is Sick, and Advocates Blame the Pork and Poultry Industries

North Carolina A conversation group has named the Neuse one of the country’s most endangered rivers because of waste from nearby farms.

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Lipstick on a Pig: Fifty-three Weeks of HB 2, and the Day That Gave Us HB 2.0

News Feature North Carolina got its NCAA championship games back. Is that worth compromising on civil rights?

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Powerful People Have Pledged to Help Residents of Forest Hills Apartments, But Low-Income People Struggle in Wake’s Pricey Housing Market

Triangulator “We are going to do everything that’s within our power to make sure your head doesn’t hit the street.”

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