Austin Tice's commitment to action prompted him to report from Syria and photograph its battles. The former Marine captain and law student has been missing since 2012. Now, a massive media campaign is trying to raise awareness about Tice's disappearance.
Nothing seems to get your juices flowing more than when I write about your language pet peeves. Between you and me, you might be irked by the use of "done" instead of "through" as well as other reader pet peeves.
There is a disconnect between the ads and the candidates' qualifications. US Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, and Republican NC Rep. Thom Tillis offer voters a good choice. Each has had a successful career in business and politics.
We have moved The News & Observer’s local news and business report, which had been in the Triangle & Co. section, into the A section Monday through Saturday. Here are some questions and answers about why we are changing the print N&O.
Some big changes start in Wednesday's print edition of The News & Observer. The most dramatic: The local news and business report, now in the Triangle & Co. section, will move into the A section Monday through Saturday. Also, Dennis Rogers returns once a month to write a column and there will be more in Mondays' papers.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to penalize companies that knowingly treat workers as independent contractors when they should be treated as hourly employees. Absent from our coverage has been any comment from Cherie Berry, the state labor commissioner who, like McCrory, is a Republican. Berry has declined to be interviewed by The N&O, saying she would respond only to written questions.
Our “Contract to Cheat” series shows construction companies in North Carolina and across the country are gaining an unfair advantage over their competitors by treating laborers as independent contractors.
The boy who grew up in a sharp-edged neighborhood outside downtown Raleigh has become the man his old friends knew he could become. And, along the way, LeVelle Moton also became head basketball coach at NC Central University, whose team won its conference championship and went to the NCAA Division I tournament for the first time.