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This is why you hate politics. Read more


Let’s take a tour of our favorite wasted ballots! Read more

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From 2013 to 2018, 662 people died of drug overdoses, according to the Register of Deeds. Read more

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Saige Martin and Jonathan Melton have been elected to the Raleigh City Council. Read more

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“I’m stunned,” Baldwin says. Read more

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The fish rots from the head, and everyone around Trump stinks. Read more

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An interest group’s mailer in the Raleigh District B race might not have been that well thought out. Read more

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Will they stand with their president or with their country? They can’t do both. Read more



John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Jenny Tung, a 37-year-old professor of evolutionary anthropology and biology, has been awarded the MacArthur fellowship, which comes with a $625,000 prize. Read more

Durham County

History is watching. There’s only one response to an attempt to blackmail a foreign government into digging up dirt on a rival. Read more


Following a chaotic start to the school year, Intisar Hamidullah is now an assistant principal at Gravelly Middle School. Read more

Orange County

A win is a win, even when it comes with massive red flags. Read more

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By drawing districts in which only Republicans could win, Hofeller helped radicalize the GOP. Read more



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Down the stretch they come … Read more

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