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While holding nuanced, differing viewpoints on the moral dimension of same-sex relationships, two lay leaders in the local Catholic Church and an organizer of the local Pridefest celebration find Pope Francis’ recent support for civil unions to be a positive development.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Albemarle Regional Health Services is reporting another COVID-19-related death at a Chowan County-based assisted living center, this one at Edenton House Assisted Living.

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Opinion

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Former president Calvin Coolidge once noted that if Americans first thought of the federal government when they think of the term “government,” that it would harm the fabric of our Republic. Yet, the first thought of most citizens is the federal government when they think of elections or government in general. This too is revealed in the ballot box.

Republican and conservative journalists and politicos need to avoid a trap when discussing the Hunter Biden laptop story. The trap might be called the “can’t prove untrue” maneuver that we saw from Democrats and their allies in the media when discussing the Steele dossier during the Trump-Russia investigation.

Karl Rove, an influential Republican strategist, wrote in The Wall Street Journal that President Trump’s political prospects are “more dire” than they were four years ago. “In such a bizarre year, anything is possible. But possible doesn’t mean likely. As insurance, Republicans better fight like hell to keep the Senate.”

Saturday, October 24, 2020

I support the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Their platform is grounded in science, is forward looking, and prepared to address global warming, the existential threat of our time.

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