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Biden drops out of presidential race and endorses Harris, Cooper on short list for new ticket

President Joe Biden has announced that he will not seek re-election in November.election, saying it was not in the "best interest" of the Democratic Party and the country. North Carolina Roy Cooper is being floated for a new party ticket.

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NCSU settles legal disagreement with former Poe Hall student, worker

North Carolina State University and a former grad student and employee have resolved a court dispute involving the Poe Hall shutdown, according to a court filing Friday at the state Supreme Court. NCSU is asking the state’s highest court to lift a stay in the case. That action would allow a trial judge to consider throwing out a complaint pitting Darren Masier against the school.

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‘God spared Trump’s life,’ prominent NC speakers declare at RNC

Asked if he intends to campaign with Trump in the coming months, Graham told the Carolina Journal that his work is spiritual—not political. He said he's an independent who believes it's important to encourage believers to be involved in the political process and stand for Biblical principles and values.

Brianna Kraemer

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Interview: State Superintendent Candidate Michele Morrow

Carolina Journal contributor David Bass sits down with with Republican State Superintendent Candidate Michele Morrow to discuss her goals, qualifications, and campaign. Editor’s note: Equal time was offered to her opponent, Democratic candidate Mo Green, who declined to be interviewed.

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Carolina Journal’s Donna King assesses changing NC budget surplus numbers

Donna King, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses the potential impact of a smaller North Carolina state budget surplus than officials had projected. King offered these comments during the May 10, 2024, edition of PBS North Carolina’s “State Lines.”

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Interview: Jack Clark, Republican candidate for State Auditor

As the May 14th second primary approaches, Carolina Journal invited the candidates into our studios to talk about their goals and the 2024 race. Under North Carolina’s election laws candidates must win their primary with 30%, plus one, of the vote or the second place finisher in the contest may request a second primary. There...

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Locke’s Mitch Kokai discusses New York Times’ warning about free speech

Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the New York Times’ column warning about America’s “free-speech problem.” Kokai offered these comments during the March 25, 2022, edition of PBS North Carolina’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.”

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Jordan Peterson returns to Durham 4 years after city moves to ‘cancel’ him

Canadian professor, author, and psychologist Dr. Jordan Peterson on Thursday offered a non-political and largely academic lecture on the psychology of beauty, dreams, and purpose. The reaction from city officials and activists to the address at the Durham Performing Arts Center was night-and-day from the one leading up to his appearance four years earlier.  It...

David Larson
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Ukrainian people in NC rally to support homeland 

As the Russian invasion of neighboring Ukraine continues to escalate, North Carolina’s local Ukrainian population is rallying to bring attention to the suffering of people in their homeland and to gather supplies to help them. Donna Goldstein, co-president of the Ukrainian Association of North Carolina, finds herself at the forefront of these efforts.  Goldstein has...

David Larson