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  • Seminole’s school integration model wins renewed support

      Seminole County's public schools got out of a decades old desegregation battle a few years ago in part by subscribing to “socio-economic integration.” Balancing income levels of students among schools achieves the real goal of desegregation, un
  • ACLU to North Carolina officials: Don't make beggars get permits

    Panhandling restrictions: Some local officials in North Carolina want panhandlers to obtain a permit before panhandling. The ACLU is not pleased by such proposals.

    Let teens sleep in: expert

     Let teens sleep in: expert
    When even a Sonic Boom alarm — very loud and rigged to shake the bed — couldn't wake Terra Ziporyn Snider's teenage daughter for school, the former Wilmette mother knew there had to be a better way. "My kids suffered hugely. My oldest...

    Tougher rules on policing illegal immigrants

    Tougher rules on policing illegal immigrants
    Luz Maria Diaz knew what happened to illegal immigrants at the Wake County jail. But her teenage daughters didn't. So when the girls were arrested after fighting on their high school campus in September, they freely admitted that they were born in...

    N.C. wants to nix Duke Energy's $99,000 settlement for coal ash leaks

    The nation's largest electricity provider could soon be back on the hook for a once-settled lawsuit alleging that it illegally contaminated groundwater through leaky coal ash dumps near Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina. State regulators had...