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Our Opinion: FBI should drop Juggalos’ careless gang designation

For fans of the rap group Insane Clown Posse, the First Amendment’s freedom of association has been replaced with guilt by association. Thousands marched through the streets of Washington on Saturday to protest the FBI’s designation of …

COLUMNS

Don’t ignore municipal elections

RALEIGH — The decision to oust the incumbent mayor of North Carolina’s largest city came down to a margin of just 3,398 voters — 0.6 percent of the registered voters in Charlotte. Pathetic voter turnout in municipal races is nothing new, …

Four dates North Carolinians should know

RALEIGH — Now that North Carolinians can put “First in Freedom” on their license plates, again, it’s worth taking a moment to remember key moments in American history when people from our state played an outsized role in the fight for …