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Trump’s immigration plan is throwing communities into chaos

Observer readers comment on town hall meetings, Sen. Thom Tillis, Sen. Richard Burr, Donald Trump, immigration, deportation, illegal immigrants, HB2, LGBT community, equal rights, paid family leave, City of Charlotte, Greensboro, Durham, Wake County, Mecklenburg County Health Department, low-income patients, abnormal Pap smear results, Charlotte panhandlers, and medians.

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Another way to prevent campus sexual assaults

Unfortunately, recent articles about sexual assaults on the Davidson campus have again highlighted the serious problem that exists on every college and university campus across the U.S. If statistics are to be believed, as many as one in five women will be assaulted during their time on campus.

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Depressed by politics? Put down the phone

My wife and I decided to take advantage of the spring-like weather this week and head for the beach. We were not surprised to find that others had the same idea. Foot traffic was so thick on the boardwalk that we could move only at a sluggish pace. We didn’t care. We were there to look at the dark, beautiful winter water, gently lapping up close, frothy further out. Visually, we drank our fill.

You Write the Caption

You Write the Caption on a short break

You Write the Caption will be taking a short break this week, but we’ll return with a winner of this week’s challenge on Friday, March 3, in our online edition and May 6 in our print edition. Have a good week, and try not to let the news make you crazy, no matter where on the political spectrum you land.

Videos

Boy Scouts executive: 'We have not lost our way'

Scout Executive Mark Turner describes the focus of Scouting in relation to today's controversial political climate.
Lisa Murphy
Boy Scouts executive: 'We have not lost our way' 8:39

Boy Scouts executive: 'We have not lost our way'

Not A Toll Man (Parody of the Blues Brothers' Soul Man) from Charlotte Squawks 12 2:38

Not A Toll Man (Parody of the Blues Brothers' Soul Man) from Charlotte Squawks 12

Dan DiMicco is Trump trade adviser 2:52

Dan DiMicco is Trump trade adviser

UNC students react to Berger's claim that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions 7:12

UNC students react to Berger's claim that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions