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Apple is coming out with a new device to be worn on your wrist. They’re not calling it an “iWatch” because they don’t want you to think they’ll be watching.

Scottish voters have spoken: They are staying.

One of the most surprising ads in the U.S. Senate race between Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and state Republican House Speaker Thom Tillis features a special education teacher from Yadkin County named Judy Wilburn.

Buying solar in N.C.! Duke Energy finally sees the light.

President Obama is adamant that the war against the Islamic State will not escalate to the use of U.S. ground troops. But the more I see and hear of his strategy, the more I fear that “mission creep” – even if the president resists it – is baked in from the start.

From Vi Lyles, at-large Charlotte City Council member, in response to “Council spends like it’s 1999” (Sept. 14 Our View):

The other day a few senators remembered they have rather well-paid jobs which they haven’t bothered to show up to for weeks and held a hearing on a burning issue – statehood for the District of Columbia.

One of the things that came out of this Adrian Peterson story over the last few days is that most people outside the South don’t know what it means to get whipped with a switch.

Apparently sending your kid to a charter school is an education lottery.

It seems almost weekly I read another criticism of teachers and how poorly trained they are. The field of teacher preparation has always been under attack, but charges appear to have increased in recent years. The concern runs deep and some of it is legitimate. But teacher preparation has recently moved in a new direction, one will have significant impact on the teachers it produces. In North Carolina, these changes will have serious negative consequences as well, if we do not prepare for the coming storm.

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