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  • Vol. 25, No. 18

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  • Raleigh's big thinkers think big
  • Raleigh's big thinkers think big

    Raleigh's on course to be a city of 700,000 in 25 years or so, and as the city's planning director, Mitch Silver, asks, Where's our Eiffel Tower? Our St. Louis Arch? Our Seattle Space Needle?

Elections

  • Who's behind the robo-calls?

    Breaking an exclusive on its blog, Facing South, the Institute for Southern Studies has all the details behind the robo-calls that are confusing North Carolina voters into thinking they aren't registered to vote.
  • NAACP blasts illegal robo-calls

    The North Carolina NAACP has asked the state to investigate robo-calls by Women's Voices Women Vote, and whether they were intended to suppress voter participation, particularly among blacks.

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Columns

  • Rotate the crops
  • Rotate the crops

    As the shit that's been spread deep over American soil is less good fertilizer than it is a mandate for so much shoveling, there's work to be done.
  • Clinton on Iran

    The goal of "massive retaliation" strategy is not to destroy Iran, but to make sure we never have to retaliate because Iran knows what will happen if they act aggressively.
  • Full Frame: Why no Rousse?

    Though they had time to show several films twice, they chose not to screen a documentary about the grassroots effort that led to a creative coup for public art: 11 art installations that cost the city nothing, built entirely by donated time and volunteer labor under Rousse's direction.
  • Jones for Orange

    In your endorsements, you missed Neloa Barbee Jones, one of the strongest advocates for the most pressing environmental issue facing our community today.

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