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A modern-day poll tax for public notices

By Corey Friedman In the Jim Crow days of the early 1900s, state officials imposed a poll tax to prevent African-Americans and poor whites from voting. It took a decades-long civil rights struggle and a Supreme Court verdict to reverse … Continue reading

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Tar Heel Bigfoot?

By William R. Toler Is there a sasqutch running wild in North Carolina? Recent news reports would say so. Several local media outlets reported on a June 5 sighting in Cleveland County. Timothy Peeler called 911 after seeing a 10-feet … Continue reading

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