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It’s time for Greensboro’s secret Internet plans to involve the ...

Imagine if the City of Greensboro decided to take a lane of 45 MPH Wendover Avenue, give it to a private company and allow that ...
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Fake news demands that we evolve our thinking

No civilization has survived losing its grip on reality. Neither will America “I don’t know if it’s true or not, but it’s on Facebook” said ...
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Greensboro Council’s problems with truth continue

The deadline for this column was the afternoon of election day. If Hillary Clinton has lost, it will be in no small part because people ...
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Greensboro’s challenge on race is America’s challenge

The generations before us made monumental strides against centuries of entrenched prejudice and bigotry. Standing on their shoulders, we should appreciate the head start we ...
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Greensboro tightens its grip on public information

When Erika Lovett asked the City of Greensboro for a map showing plans for the Vandalia Road project this summer, she received a reply from ...
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With Trump the means are the end

Driving home on a two-lane country road through southern Virginia in July, I came upon some road construction. After a warning of “one lane road ...
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Privacy rights and government interest are out of balance

Brin predicted that attempting to fight the government's use of technology to surveil us would likely be a losing battle. The better alternative was to ...
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More questions than answers surround Mayor Vaughan’s personal legal bill

Vaughan had been summoned to a deposition in a lawsuit against the city brought by downtown property owner Eric Robert who said he had been ...
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Council runs back door play on video policy

At a Monday afternoon work session, the Greensboro city council passed a resolution that will allow limited release of video captured by the body-worn camera ...
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HB2 agitates fear and anger for political gain

It's good to see people passionate about civic matters. It sure beats apathy. But when it comes to HB2, the bill that, among other things, ...