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On Friday, the Durham County Sheriff’s Office Told Everyone to Ignore Rumors That Originated with the Sheriff’s Office. What Gives?

Durham County There was no way Sheriff Mike Andrews could’ve escaped criticism. But still, what was he thinking?

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What a 1985 Insurgency Can Teach Us About Durham’s Mayoral Race

Durham County Durham has changed a lot in the last three decades. But today’s politics have echoes of yesteryear.

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Questions of Accountability Loom Over the Wake County Register of Deeds Scandal

Wake County A key question: Are Register of Deeds employees really county employees?

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In Pursuit of Clicks, the N&O Cuts Back on Performing Arts Reviews

Triangulator The decision is part of the newspaper’s new “no spinach” strategy

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Mayor Bill Bell Wants Durham City Council Members to Be More Responsible on Social Media

Triangulator Jillian Johnson heard the Klan was coming and tweeted about it. The mayor urges caution.

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Demonstrators Toppled One of North Carolina’s Confederate Monuments. Now the State Needs to Finish the Job.

Triangulator They are monuments not to the Civil War’s dead but to white supremacy itself

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White Supremacists Think They Have a Friend in the White House. They’re Not Wrong

Triangulator When violence forced Trump to say something on Saturday, all the vainglorious chump could muster was some blather about blame “on many sides”

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Raleigh Mayoral Candidate Charles Francis Has the Democratic Party’s Endorsement But Is Raking in GOP Bucks

Wake County Mayor Nancy McFarlane, an unaffiliated candidate, has a lot of Dem backers

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How Much Should Durham Pay to Help Homeowners After a Developer Went Bust?

Durham County The city city council thought 50 percent of the infrastructure costs wasn’t enough

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Batalá Durham Can Stay Put in Central Park. Now, What to Do With the City’s Noise Ordinance?

Durham County A First Amendment attorney says it might be unconstitutional

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The N&O Promises Less Spinach. What Does That Mean for Local News Consumers?

North Carolina Given the industry’s dynamics, the paper’s move toward “reader-focused” content was inevitable

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A Brief History of N.C. Racial Politics, for Mr. Dallas Woodhouse

Triangulator How the Party of Lincoln came to rule Dixie

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Batalá Durham Held Another Rehearsal at Central Park. The Cops Were Called.

Triangulator The group was let off with a warning. The next time, the cops said, there will be a citation.

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Wake Commissioners Approved $10.7 Million for Behavioral Health Care at WakeBrook, But the Need Is Far Greater

Triangulator Thank the General Assembly for not expanding Medicaid and cutting mental health funding

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Before the Bulldozers Come, the N.C. Native Plant Society Tries to Rescue the Plants

North Carolina Ahead of new developments, plant rescuers look for native species to dig up and save

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Wants to Target Affirmative Action. How Will That Affect UNC?

North Carolina The university is facing a lawsuit by a white student who didn’t get in

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