Biden’s 1 million barrel gasoline release to have negligible effect on prices

As the country heads into the unofficial start of summer this weekend, the Biden Administration announced Tuesday that it would release 1 million barrels of gasoline from a Northeast reserve established after Superstorm Sandy in a bid to lower prices at the pump.

Theresa Opeka

Federal NC redistricting lawsuits officially scheduled for June 2025 trial

Two federal lawsuits challenging North Carolina’s congressional and legislative election maps will head to trial in June 2025 in Winston-Salem. Neither case will affect this year’s elections. The US District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued a notice Thursday announcing a June 16, 2025, bench trial date for Williams v. Hall and North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP v. Berger.

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For healthy civil society, politics needs to stay in its lane

Political and cultural causes are important. They motivate us to make the world around us better and hone our sense of justice. Also, the excitement of fighting the good fight can be, for lack of a better word, fun. But everything has its time and place. And even if we think a particular political issue...

David Larson

State Supreme Court rejects 2016 defamation case against McCrory supporters

The North Carolina Supreme Court has rejected a defamation case filed against out-of-state lawyers supporting Gov. Pat McCrory after the 2016 election. The court ruled that the lawyers enjoyed legal protection connected to official election protests.

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