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Teen disputes federal immunity in forced COVID vaccination lawsuit

A Guilford County teenager and his mother challenge the argument that a federal law blocks their lawsuit over the teen’s forced COVID vaccination. They filed a new brief Tuesday with the North Carolina Supreme Court, which agreed in May to hear the case.

CJ Staff
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Doctor fired from Duke for resisting DEI agenda says majority of colleagues agree

Dr. Conger, whose been a doctor at Duke for 12 years, questioned the science of racism being considered a health crisis. He said most of his colleagues in the emergency department felt the same way, but they wouldn’t speak up. 

Brianna Kraemer
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Stein endorses Harris for president

On Monday, North Carolina’s Attorney General and Democratic nominee for governor, Josh Stein, endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris for president. His opponent, Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, said it signaled Stein’s allegiance to Biden-Harris policies. Over the weekend, Biden announced that he would not run for re-election in November and endorsed Harris. Vice President @KamalaHarris...

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UNC-Chapel Hill fraternity brothers recognized at RNC convention

The UNC-Chapel Hill fraternity brothers, who became famous for holding up and protecting the American flag after pro-Palestinian protestors took it down during a protest on campus in April, were spotlighted Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Theresa Opeka

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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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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