Triangle’s teams enjoying era of collective success

As far as football in the Triangle, this is as good as Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State have collectively been in a long time, even if it doesn't feel that way. Last season, all three schools went to a bowl game for only the second time. They have combined to post a combined 20 or more wins three years in a row, only the second time that's happened.

The case for a full-time legislature in North Carolina

David McLennan: House and Senate members need more time to fully deliberate public policy issues. Tax reform and mental health reform don’t get done because these policy issues are difficult to do in the midst of regular legislative business and the desire to keep sessions short.

This week's circulars

The debate is real and the barbs are swift. We try to get to the bottom of who the real Carolina is as the Tar Heels prepare to face off against the Gamecocks. Ali Rizvi - McClatchy