Josh Shaffer

Raleigh Times newsboys turn 100

The iconic photo was taken 100 years ago Monday

That’s John Bashford hiding in the second row. His brother Ryan is to the right.

The Bashford brothers went on to start a successful plumbing business

Budget standoff in historic territory

The latest state budget extension – the third of the ongoing lawmaking session – has set a new deadline of Sept. 18 for final passage of a state budget that was supposed to take effect on July 1.

NC teachers being ‘voluntarily exploited’

Gene Nichol: The level of commitment, professionalism and selfless dedication demonstrated daily by heroes like NaShonda Cooke, Angela Scioli, Brendan Fetters and the other teachers they represent can barely be comprehended. And they work for basic salaries that embarrass both them and North Carolina, in an education system dramatically stacked against the poor children to whom they have dedicated their lives.

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ECH quarterback Brater Gerber talking about Alston and RB Koby Andrade. Video by Elliott Warnock, ewarnock@newsobserver.com