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PINEHURST –– Pinehurst Medical Clinic and FirstHealth Speciality Services are the first in North Carolina and among the first in the world to use a new, investigational medical technology designed to improve the cough and mucus symptoms of chronic bronchitis.

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In 2021 a reporter contacted me for an interview. The reporter had obtained a copy of an email I sent to my mailing list, announcing the launch of my wife’s book “Thirteen Ballots.” The reporter commented that my tone had changed in the two years since early 2019 when I told the N.C. State Board of Elections that if it would restore confidence in the elections process, I would agree to a new election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. 

Published in Opinion

RALEIGH — Winners of a recent trial court ruling on voting rights for felons want the N.C. Supreme Court to take up the case. The ruling could affect 56,000 felons who have completed active prison time.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Two leaders of North Carolina's legislative redistricting committees defended their election map-drawing process during the third day of a trial focusing on the future of those maps.

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The Kyle Rittenhouse trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has quickly morphed into a defining cultural moment. The opposing sides are cheered on by cable talking heads, legal experts, political ideologues, and even the U.S. president. In a potential return to the mob rule that kicked off the shooting saga, some are threatening more violence if they don’t receive the verdict they desire. Even the judge and his family are facing violent threats to their lives. Many see the trial as a broader threat to self-defense laws, and they may have a point in an era where everything is now politicized.

Published in Opinion

When a man gets caught driving 94 miles per hour in a 65 mph zone, few of us would expect his court case to attract much attention.

Published in Opinion

RALEIGH — Newly-sworn-in Chief Justice Paul Newby is wasting little time in getting North Carolina’s court system back up and running. In an order that went into effect Thursday, Jan. 14, Newby handed authority to local court systems to decide about reopening.

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 09:48

Richmond County jury trials to resume in January

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond court officials have announced that jury trials will soon resume.

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RALEIGH — As a three-judge panel heard a second week of testimony in Common Cause v. Lewis, defense attorneys and witnesses tried to cast doubt on the ability of statistical analysis to predict how North Carolinians would vote in legislative elections.

Published in Local News
Monday, 29 April 2019 12:30

COLUMN: Bail isn't supposed to punish

If you are convicted of a crime, the government can punish you. If you are arrested but never convicted, the government can’t punish you.

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