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September 29, 2016 - 59 minutes ago

To be black in America means you can lose your life if your vehicle stalls on the highway. If you can’t be black on the highways and byways of America, then where can you be black? If you can’t be black in a church in America, then where can you be black?

Ann Bechiom

Elizabeth City…

September 29, 2016 - 59 minutes ago

For some time now I have been pondering the NCAA’s decision to punish the state of North Carolina (as well as the state of South Carolina) for doing something completely outside the area of jurisdiction for which the NCAA was created: to regulate amateur college athletics. Instead of being…

September 29, 2016 - 59 minutes ago

I wonder what the children of Aleppo, Syria think about the breakup of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie? Do they even know the couple exists?

As with the millions of hungry and abused children in America, the children of Aleppo are necessarily indifferent to what obsesses us and our media.…

September 29, 2016 - 59 minutes ago

I would like to suggest that you remove the Letters to the Editor section of The Daily Advance. It mostly serves as a forum for citizens to rant about officials they do not like or to inject religion into politics.

A good example is the letter in Monday’s paper about the House Bill 2 law that…

September 29, 2016 - 59 minutes ago

ASHEBORO — As the candidates for North Carolina attorney general, Republican Buck Newton and Democrat Josh Stein, met September 20 at Asheboro’s Sunset Theatre for their only formal debate, they couldn’t have known that just 90 minutes to their south and west, riots were about to break out in Charlotte.

September 28, 2016

Olympic gymnastic Chellsie Memmel is "on stage in a completely new way," as she puts it, later this month in the nation's capital.

September 28, 2016

NEW YORK — Donald Trump just got roughed up, and badly, by a girl. On Monday night, at the first presidential debate, Hillary Clinton made her opponent look ignorant, unprepared, egotistical, childish, petulant, impatient and at times totally incoherent.

September 27, 2016

According to an anatomy and physiology book, you can affect the behavior of your neurons as much as your neurons affect you.

Assuming that this is true, I came up with this: when you (your mind) tells your body to jump and your body does jump, your body tells your brain to reward you (your…

September 27, 2016

RALEIGH – North Carolina voters won't decide any statewide ballot referendums or initiatives in November.

In most other states, residents will vote on issues such as legalizing recreational or medical marijuana, raising the minimum wage, increasing cigarette taxes and prohibiting large-…

September 27, 2016

From the start of the campaign season I've thoroughly researched each of the Republican candidates and found them all to be policy lightweights with the exception of Donald trump who's the only one of 17 with a comprehensive plan to get America back on track.

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