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State Senators Dan Soucek, left, and Brent Jackson, right, review historical maps during The Senate Redistricting Committee for the 2016 Extra Session in the Legislative Office Building at the N.C. General Assembly on Tuesday Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Raleigh, N.C.  (Corey Lowenstein/The News & Observer via AP)
Editor's picksEric Fink

Slay the Gerrymander

The continuing saga of gerrymandering in North Carolina is back in the headlines. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in McCrory v. Harris, ...
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Editor's picksNews

Civil Rights museum sets goals for ‘second stage’ of its ...

by John L. Swaine As 2016 reaches its end, the International Civil Rights Center & Museum nears the completion of seven years of successful operations. ...
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Editor's picksNews

Greensboro Police Receive New Tool to Combat Overdoses

“My youngest son, Caleb, died from an apparent heroin overdose October 13 — 27 years and 9 days’ young. This was an unimaginable, tragic, avoidable ...
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Editor's picksThe Arts

Triad Stage performs 10th anniversary production of Beautiful Star: An ...

One of the most repeated stories in history is that of the birth of Jesus. The Biblical nativity story traditionally depicts the Virgin Mary and ...
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Editor's picksFood & Drink

Triad Offers Up Many Sweet Treats For The Season

There’s something about this time of year, the feasts, the fun, the family time that just brings out that need for treats and indulgences. Whether ...
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Editor's picksPressWire

Rhiannon Giddens to Headline the Winston-Salem Symphony’s Annual 
New Year’s ...

Join conductor Robert Moody and the Winston-Salem Symphony as they welcome Greensboro native, Rhiannon Giddens, home to the Triad for a special New Year’s Eve ...
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Editor's picksFood & Drink

Triad Foodies guide to eating out on Thanksgiving

@triadfoodies The following is a list of some local restaurants that can be your kitchen and dining table this Thanksgiving Day in case you don’t ...
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Editor's picksNews

Ray Trapp: Bringing about change one step at a time

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER As far back as he could remember Raymond Trapp wanted to be a politician. During those early years where little boys ...
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Editor's picksMusic

Josh King, from House of Fools and the Ends, puts ...

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER Twang and harmonies. A subdued rocking drive, and a sense of loss and struggle that’s kept in check by an ‘I’ll-get-through-this-too’ ...
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Editor's picksFood & Drink

Four Options for a Take-Out Thanksgiving Dinner

There are three traditional options for Thanksgiving dinner: cook it yourself, sponge off someone else’s generosity, or go out to a restaurant. But what if ...