Doing what’s best for our children

Despite the new Senate Bill 346, which takes away religious exceptions for vaccines, some parents believe that immunizations are harming their children, and they should be able to religiously decide not to vaccinate their children.


Misinformed dissent against medical advice on immunizations

Despite eliminating smallpox, polio and limiting measles and tetanus infections, vaccines have come under attack due to parents’ religious or personal beliefs that they do harm to their children. A new Senate bill will take away the religious exception and make almost all children in North Carolina get immunizations.


The GOP racing form: first edition

It’s time to start handicapping who will the GOP choose to take on Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race. Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush and Scott Walker appear to be the best bets.

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NCSU chancellor Woodson on Hofmann Forest, endowment, UNC system presidency

NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson met with editorial and newsroom folk this week to talk about wide-ranging topics, including the new Hofmann Forest plan, the school’s endowment nearing $1 billion and the difficulty of retaining faculty when there’s been virtually no pay raise in six years. He also talked about rumors that he is being mentioned as a possible candidate for UNC system president.

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