April 25, 2018

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WILLIAMS: Educational fraud continues

Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka The Nation’s Report Card, was released. It’s not a pretty story. Only 37 percent of 12th-graders tested proficient or better in reading, and only […]


Want a tarantula with that?

DURHAM — Kristin Barnaby, a self-described arachnophobe, found a way to overcome what she dreads at a North Carolina burger joint. “I am going to eat my fear,” the 27-year-old said at the Bull City […]


One oak among many

RALEIGH — The City of Oaks played host to a unique event this week that has its roots in an oak tree that used to stand there. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has hosted an annual […]



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