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Since 1999, Almost 9K NC Students Exposed To School Gun Violence

On the same day as the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting that left 13 dead, students across the country planned walkouts demanding changes to end gun violence in American schools and communities. On the very day of the walkouts, a student was shot and injured at a high school in Florida, showing the pervasiveness of gun violence in schools.

Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, students have organized and given a new voice to the fight to end gun violence. Continue reading “Since 1999, Almost 9K NC Students Exposed To School Gun Violence”

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2018 Best Cities For Middle-Class Buyers — And The Worst

Being in the middle is notoriously tough. The middle child. Middle age. Middle films in trilogies (we’re giving you a pass, “The Godfather, Part II”). And then perhaps the most challenged group of all: the middle class.

Because the American dream sure ain’t cheap these days, or easy to achieve. Politicians may fight over middle-class voters like hyenas over a fresh kill, but all their hyperbolic campaign promises (“time to ignite America’s middle-class miracle once again!”) and hashtags don’t seem to be making life much better for this defining chunk of the nation’s population. Continue reading “2018 Best Cities For Middle-Class Buyers — And The Worst”

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ACC Football Championship Game stays in Charlotte through 2030

You’d be forgiven for missing the “big” news out of the ACC offices on Thursday morning, since this is not the sort of thing we’re regularly banking on the Syracuse Orange to be involved in. No offense to Dino Babers or anyone involved with the program. It’s just tough to imagine SU football spending a large amount of time in Charlotte for the league’s championship game, which will now be held in the city every year through 2030. Continue reading “ACC Football Championship Game stays in Charlotte through 2030”