Ned Barnett

Ned Barnett

Rep. Jones pushes for an end to America’s longest war

North Carolina Republican Congressman Walter Jones is not forgetting. He appealed to President Trump in a July 18 letter to follow through on his campaign comments that the war is a wasteful and losing effort. And he has called on House Speaker Paul Ryan to bring the long-running conflict up for debate in the House.

Ned Barnett

Democracy, you miss it when it’s gone

Along with the N.C. legislature’s gerrymandering, the weight of Donald Trump as president and the recklessness of the Republican-controlled Congress on health care is crushing the sense that the American political system is still representative.

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Cleveland High soccer player scores 3 goals in less than a minute

Hunter Lee scored a hat trick for the Rams in a span of 54 seconds to break open a scoreless game in the second half of the JUSA Cup final. Cleveland defeated West Johnston 5-0 for the county championship on Aug. 17, 2017.
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Cleveland High soccer player scores 3 goals in less than a minute 1:00

Cleveland High soccer player scores 3 goals in less than a minute

Junior Hurricanes get championship rings. 1:19

Junior Hurricanes get championship rings.

Wake Sheriff says firing of jail staffers not due to inmate's apparent suicide 1:20

Wake Sheriff says firing of jail staffers not due to inmate's apparent suicide

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Visitors to Duke Chapel react to damage on a statue of Robert E. Lee