The primaries are today. If you care about which Democrat will get the shot to run in the general election for mayor - Patrick Cannon, James Mitchell, Gary Dunn and Lucille Puckett - go vote. There are also several City Council seats that need new butts in them.
The North Carolina National Guard announced yesterday it would begin recognizing same-sex marriages, thus offering benefits to spouses.
If you drive by the Neighborhood Theatre or William Treloar House at 7th and North Brevard downtown, you'll see some new faces. As part of a local execution of the Inside Out 11M project, large photo portraits were taken yesterday of immigrants or descendents of immigrants and posted up outside these places. The goal of the project: "Beyond any political debate about 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., these portraits remind us that behind the numbers are real human stories."
President Obama will be on TV tonight to try to sell the nation on a war in Syria. "If he can move the public, he can move Congress," writes the Daily Beast's Eleanor Clift.
And finally ... twerking fail? No, twerking fooled ya. Apparently, that viral video "Worst Twerk Fail Ever" was a hoax by Jimmy Kimmel. Well-played, Kimmel. The video garnered more than 9 million hits in less than a week.
Time's award is now officially "Person Of The Year Not Named Edward Snowden".
The same "gridlock" that confirmed Anthony Foxx 100-0? A non-lazy writer would have examined Watt's…
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