A new ProPublica project shows the academic achievement gap all over the country—and in North Carolina. Read more

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“This anti-immigration rhetoric is sad for Durham, and quite frankly, painful for me." Read more

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Frederick McQuaig put his future on the line to shave a little over three years from his time in prison. 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

Wake County

Francis has until October 17 to call for a runoff. Early voting starts October 16—which is a weird system. Read more

Wake County

A new report claims women who reported sexual harassment while working at meatpacking plants were retaliated against. Read more

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Regardless of runoffs, the balance of power on the council has shifted, and Cox will likely be the odd man out. Read more

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Chika Gujarathi is a Raleigh-based writer and author of the "Hello Namaste!" children’s books. Her work can be found on her blog, "The Antibland Chronicles." Read more


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And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Over 18,000 people cast their votes ahead of Election Day, up nearly 7,500 from 2017 Read more

Wake County

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

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In Courtroom 4D, witnesses describe a confrontation in an apartment leasing office. Read more

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Francis is driven by ambition, destiny, and a sense of the greater good—and a conviction that the greater good is him. Read more

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Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

At last weekend’s Pride parade, I was surrounded by generations of love—and reminders that I shouldn’t take it for granted. Read more

Voices 1 Comments

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



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North Carolina farmers are excited about hemp. North Carolina cops, not so much. Read more

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