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I teach Chinese students very early in the morning. I really enjoy my job because I can do it online from the comfort of my ... Read more

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Can collecting thoughts about the virus help?

There’s almost no other topic to talk about today than the coronavirus, or simply “the virus” as I’ll call it. I understand why. I can’t ... Read more

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Don’t give, please take something

What do you give an aging man on his birthday during this time of deadly pandemic? As an important birthday milestone approaches for me, my ... Read more

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Heard enough about UNC?

Are you tired of hearing about Chapel Hill? Have you heard enough to last a lifetime? Has the multipart ESPN series about Michael Jordan, “The ... Read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dr. Green was a great man

I was sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Green. At one time, I was a patient of his and found him to be ... Read more

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Will the virus keep us from voting?

Are you going to be able to vote in the upcoming November election? Or will the coronavirus claim another victim: your right and responsibility to ... Read more

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: What ‘letter’ will the economic recovery follow?

By Dr. Mike Walden There is now little question among economists — and, I expect, most people also — that the economy is in a ... Read more

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: What’s been neglected?

I noticed some guys working at a neighbor’s house the other day. They had come by to put out pine needles around his flowerbeds. I ... Read more

CURCIO’S CORNER: A sad day for this dol-fan

You may all want to reread this lede more than once, because I’m about to reveal something absolutely shocking about yours truly: there are some ... Read more

WOODIE COLUMN: It’s time to stop thinking of broadband as a luxury

If you are like me, your email has been flooded with stories about COVID-19 lately. Most articles use faceless data like unemployment figures, infection rates ... Read more

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