November 27, 2021
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Staying put: Clawson signs extension with Wake Forest

Dave Clawson (Adrian Kraus / AP Photo) Wake Forest has signed football coach Dave Clawson to what it calls a long-term contract extension as Clawson guides the No. 21 Demon Deacons through a historically successful season. The school announced the

  • THE WORD: In everything give thanks

    “The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth” (1914) by Jennie A. Brownscombe is a painting in the collection of the Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth, Mass. We celebrate Thanksgiving this week, and though our nation is still facing challenges, we have much to
  • Biden’s political standing fuels Democratic worry about 2024

    FILE – President Joe Biden signs the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act” during an event on the South Lawn of the White House, Nov. 15, 2021, in Washington. Some Democrats have begun saying out loud what others are saying privately,
  • Elizabeth Holmes makes her case to the jury in fraud trial

    Elizabeth Holmes, center, walks into federal court in San Jose, Calif., Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. Holmes is accused of duping elite financial backers, customers and patients into believing that her startup was about to revolutionize medicine. (AP Photo/Nic Coury) SAN
  • STEVENS: The most expensive Thanksgiving in history

    Frozen turkeys sit in a refrigerated case inside a grocery store in Mount Prospect, Ill., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. First, the good news: There is no shortage of whole turkeys in the U.S. this Thanksgiving. But those turkeys — along
  • 2022 Rolls-Royce Black Badge Ghost: Dark. Sinister. Unmatched.

    San Diego — Rolls-Royce is one of the most exciting car companies in the world, and its cars are, perhaps, the least exciting part. It’s the Rolls-Royce client that fascinates me. What type of person spends $500,000 on an automobile
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STEVENS: The most expensive Thanksgiving in history

Frozen turkeys sit in a refrigerated case inside a grocery store in Mount Prospect, Ill., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. First, the good news: There is no shortage of whole turkeys in the U.S. this Thanksgiving. But those turkeys — along

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Not so fast, Wake: Clemson puts pause on Deacs title

Clemson running back Kobe Pace (20) runs by Wake Forest defenders for a touchdown during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Clemson, S.C., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP) Wake Forest had the

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Vermont Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy won’t seek reelection

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., hugs his wife Marcelle Pomerleau at the conclusion of a news conference at the Vermont State House to announce he will not seek re-election, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Montpelier, V.T. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm) MONTPELIER, Vt.

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For Will Smith, a break point leads to ‘King Richard’

From left, Demi Singleton, Serena Williams, Will Smith, Venus Williams, Saniyya Sidney, and Jon Bernthal arrive at the premiere of “King Richard” during the American Film Fest at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Los Angeles.

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Rittenhouse trial highlights rise of livestreamed video

Andrew Mercado of Mercado Media monitors his streams of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial from his home setup in White Bear Lake, Minn., on Thursday Nov. 4, 2021. Mercado has been streaming the trial on YouTube and Facebook for eight hours

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AG Stein files lawsuit over e-cigarettes

FILE – In this April 16, 2019 file photo, a researcher holds vape pens in a laboratory in Portland, Ore. On Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, U.S. health officials delayed a high-stakes decision on whether to permit best selling vaping brand

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NC lawmakers unveil final state budget proposal

Senate Leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore are featured in this undated file photo. RALEIGH — Lawmakers at the General Assembly have finalized the state’s budget proposal to send to Gov. Roy Cooper, which comes in at $52.9

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Replay Cam: Newton’s return sparks Panthers in win over Arizona

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, right, celebrates with wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. after a touchdown in Carolina’s 34-10 win Sunday in Arizona. (Ralph Freso / AP Photo) GLENDALE, Ariz. — Cam Newton provided a flashback to his Superman days in

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THE WORD: Finding reasons to worship

CAPTION: “Among the Sierra Nevada, California” by Albert Bierstadt (1868) is a painting in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington, D.C. We are instructed to “worship and bow down” and “kneel before the Lord our maker” in