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Meet Your Lawmakers: Rep. Kanika Brown Is Unfiltered on Guns, Reproductive Freedom, and Cowboy Hats

A Forsyth County Democrat, Brown's campaign focused on affordable housing, reproductive freedom, and preserving public education.

Spring Is Here: Our Guide to NC’s Most Pleasant (And Pollinated) Season

We dish on North Carolina’s best plants, farmers’ markets, and destinations this spring.

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10 Things You Can Do in North Carolina That Cost $10 or Less

Want to get out of the house without spending a ton of money? Check out one of these activities across North Carolina for $10 or less.

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7 Books That Have Been Challenged or Banned in North Carolina 

In the 2021-2022 school year, more than 1,600 books were banned from school libraries across the nation. Here are seven that were pulled or banned in North Carolina.

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Meet Your North Carolina Lawmakers: State Sen. Rachel Hunt of Mecklenburg County

Democrat Rachel Hunt was elected to represent southern Charlotte in the state Senate in November. She is a lawyer who previously served two terms in the state House. She is also an advocate for public education and the environment.

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9 Black-Owned Restaurants to Try in the Triad

Here’s our list of must-try Black-owned restaurants and drink stops in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point.