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GREENSBORO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina announces its partnership with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division as it launches the department’s new Combatting Redlining Initiative.

Published in Local News
Monday, 18 October 2021 13:15

OPINION: Mortgage discrimination claims are bunk

A few weeks ago, the Associated Press and a nonprofit journalism outfit called The Markup released a dataset and news stories purporting to prove the existence of pervasive discrimination against racial minorities by mortgage lenders. The McClatchy newspapers in North Carolina (The Charlotte Observer, The News & Observer in Raleigh, and the Herald-Sun in Durham) splashed the Markup/AP findings across their front pages and contributed additional reporting about the North Carolina-specific data.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 24 June 2021 21:12

Habitat dedicates home in Hamlet

HAMLET — The paint wasn’t quite dry Thursday during the dedication of Amber Baldwin’s new home through Habitat for Humanity of the N.C. Sandhills.

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