Print Editions

  • Volume 26, Number 12 – December 2017

    On the cover • Government won’t solve opioid crisis • Medical marijuana serves as alternative to opioids   News • Quick Takes, Pages 2 and 3 • Failed megaport site still vacant and is losing value, Page 4 • New report shows farmers double-dipping taxpayer subsidies, Page 4 • Waiting…

  • Volume 26, Number 11 – November 2017

    On the cover • A dying industry? • Massive solar project approved after relocation   News • Quick Takes, Pages 2 and 3 • Apple clean energy project fined for environmental violations, Page 4 • Tillis-sponsored bill would ease barriers to marijuana research, Page 5 • Children’s Business Fair lets…

  • Volume 26, Number 10 – October 2017

    On the cover • DOT betting Ocracoke travelers will abandon cars in favor of boat ride • Is business down in Ocracoke?   News • Quick Takes, Pages 2 and 3 • Locke scholar calls North Carolina entry into U.S. Climate Alliance ‘virtue signaling,’ Page 4 • Teacher absences bigger…

  • Volume 26, Number 9 – September 2017

    On the cover • Donor privacy: Should a light shine on your contributions to nonprofits? • U.S. senators take aim at JLF   News • Quick Takes, Pages 2 and 3 • Bill could shine light on criminal penalties issued by licensing boards, Page 4 • Bill protecting free speech…

  • Volume 28, Number 8 – August 2017

    On the cover • Many fights, few wins for Cooper   News • Quick Takes, Pages 2 and 3 • Civil asset forfeiture expansion may harm innocent North Carolinians, Page 4 • Researchers say solar lobby silencing them, Page 6 • Looking Back: Randy Parton first performed 10 years ago,…

  • Volume 26, Number 7 – July 2017

    On the cover • Trafficking in flesh • Trafficking in the Triangle   News • Quick Takes, Page 2 • Rep. Mark Walker: ‘God’s hand of protection was on that field,’ Page 3 • 2017 Budget compromise, Page 4 • Governor signs up N.C. for Paris climate deal, Page 6…

  • Volume 26, Number 6 – June 2017

    On the cover • Residents worry about solar’s environmental impact • N.C. State soil scientist say solar plants may threaten farm ecosystem   News • Quick Takes, Page 2 • House will modify Senate’s education budget, Horn says, Page 3 • N.C. closer to joining all other states in ‘raising…

  • Volume 26, Number 5 – May 2017

    On the cover • UNC campuses no longer free-speech zones?   North Carolina • Mountain Faith Band makes play to inspire youth, Page 2 • Cooper’s reaction to House Bill 2 reset a missed opportunity, analysts say, Page 3 • Folwell pursuing fees from pension fund managers, Page 4 •…

  • Volume 26, Number 4 – April 2017

    On the cover • Bill would let craft distilleries sell more on premises, offer free tastings   North Carolina • UNC Law’s Center for Civil Rights should halt political advocacy, BOG says, Page 2 • Fans of free markets give Senate tax plan high marks, Page 3 • Bill ‘raising…

  • Volume 26, Number 3 – March 2017

    On the cover • Amazon perpetuates misleading claims about wind farm   North Carolina • A citizen’s guide to Gov. Roy Cooper’s litigation blitz, Page 2 • Bill would add criminal penalties to open-meetings violations, Page 3 • Six N.C. city systems make list of ‘broadband boondoggles,’ Page 4 •…