McCrory’s real legacy on Latino immigration

Julie M. Weise: Amid Gov. Pat McCrory’s insistence that reporters use the term “illegal” rather than “undocumented” and Latino protesters’ signs asking him to “Stop the Hate,” it is easy to forget that McCrory and Latinos used to rally together. During the first decade of his mayoral term in Charlotte, McCrory encouraged, praised and benefited from Latino immigration to North Carolina.

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Blue Origin successfully landed it's fully reusable New Shepard spacecraft on Monday. The company - owned by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos - sent an unmanned rocket to the edge of space - nearly 330,000 feet - before making a controlled landing back at the West Texas launch site.
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