A bill that would dramatically lower tuition at historically minority universities passed a legislative committee Wednesday, as one controversial provision — the possible renaming of the schools — was removed.
North Carolina didn’t even make the 10-team ACC baseball tournament. Duke made it as the No. 7 seed, but exited meekly Tuesday with a 4-3 loss to 10th-seeded Wake Forest in a play-in game. And N.C. State, which harbored legitimate hopes of competing for the title again – the Wolfpack went into Wednesday ranked seventh in the RPI despite a 34-17 record – dropped its very winnable opener to Florida State.
A former North Carolina governor and a former lieutenant governor are poised to lead a bipartisan search for a possible compromise on House Bill 2, the law that catapulted the state into a national debate over transgender rights.
Instead of using their platforms and power to address the very real dangers of underfunded public schools, gun violence, environmental hazards, job losses, income inequality and lack of access to health care, our lawmakers are showing our kids that they are willing to fight for discrimination, even if it doesn’t make any sense.I worry our children are hearing loud and clear the message that the privacy and safety of LGBTQ North Carolinians, including children, are not worth protecting.
Woah, baby! Zyla St. Onge is already water skiing at the age of six months 26 days. The World Barefoot Center Water Ski School became the youngest water skier in the world. The video shows Zyla's first attempt to break the record on Lake Silver in Winter Haven, Florida on May 20, 2016. The next day she skied more than 686 feet.
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6-month-old girl becomes youngest water skier in the world
Young dancer and cancer survivor with a backward leg, inspires millions
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