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Opinion

June 22, 2017 - 53 minutes ago

Our City Council and city staff have been hard at work on the city's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017-18. During four productive budget work sessions, council members, along with Mayor Joe Peel, City Manager Rich Olson and Assistant City Manager Angela Cole, prioritized funding for projects…

June 22, 2017 - 53 minutes ago

I really enjoyed the column by Doug Gardner on June 16th about American fathers. Today, almost 25 million American children grow up in homes without responsible father figures to guide and direct them. This is one of the many shocking U.S. Census statistics Mr. Gardner mentioned in his column.

I…

June 22, 2017 - 53 minutes ago

While the country was watching the testimony of James Comey, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Financial Choice Act. They passed it through just like our state legislature does when passing some very wrong and unpopular bills — with little or no debate and, therefore, no…

June 22, 2017 - 53 minutes ago

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June 21, 2017

On Friday, June 23, sometime around 5 a.m, it will be the fifth anniversary since my son, Jacob Bezik, was killed. Jake’s killer has not served a single day in jail. In fact, although there was an investigation by public safety officials — the Currituck County Sheriff’s…

June 21, 2017

Shelby Spong writes that the tribe was, at one time, the basic unit of life and that the members of the tribe were "...interrelated, interdependent,and mutually responsible." Both science and religion, I think, teach that we are all interrelated. DNA shows that we are the same, except for tiny…

June 21, 2017

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June 20, 2017

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June 19, 2017

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June 19, 2017

The definition of racism according to Cambridge Dictionary is, “the belief that people's qualities are influenced by their race and that the members of other races are not as good as the members of your own, or the resulting unfair treatment of members of other races”.

Ponder that for a…

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