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Don’t give in to architectural elitism

DEAR BENNY: We bought a house in August 2009 and for one year our designer/architect was drawing the blueprints and obtaining the local city approvals. After we were approved, we started construction. Now we are stuck because our architectural review ...

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A new political world for UNC

RALEIGH — The headlines were about as incongruent as they come. The front page of The Daily Tar Heel, the student newspaper at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, blared, “Some UNC administrators want to raise faculty salaries ...

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Another governor under investigation

RALEIGH — It was a week before the election, and Tom Fetzer had called another news conference to lob grenades at Democrats. “I predict that she (Gov. Beverly Perdue) won’t run for re-election,” the chairman of the state Republican Party ...

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Head vs. heart vs. logic vs. emotion

Sales are made emotionally and justified logically. Some people are heart-strong. Some people are headstrong. And most people, especially salespeople, don’t understand that the heart is a filter to a decision. They — not you, of course — think most ...

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