Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Donald Trump is a national stress test: Burton Scott

In response to the financial crisis of 2007 to 2009, the Federal Reserve began performing “stress tests” to assess whether financial institutions with $50 billion or more in assets had sufficient capital to absorb losses during stressful financial times and still be able to lend money to households and businesses. This annual testing led to regulatory improvements with the goal of reducing the likelihood of bank failures resulting in another financial crisis like the one our country went through10 years ago.

Letters to the Editor

Letters: Gun bill HB 746 protects us

Like many Americans, I increasingly feel vulnerable to random attacks of violence. The most recent attack on members of Congress practicing baseball in Virginia underscores the need for every law-abiding citizen to have the ability to defend themselves. These lawmakers were fortunate that armed security were on hand to protect Congressman Scalise, but if capitol police hadn’t been there, this attack could have been a massacre.

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This man wants to raise $1 million to help people facing prostate cancer

Sam Poley, creator of "Give 1 For Dad," talks about the campaign which is trying to raise at least $1 million for a clinical trial that will benefit the Duke Cancer Institute. He explains how prostate cancer has impacted his life, a new treatment and calls for support.
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This man wants to raise $1 million to help people facing prostate cancer 2:42

This man wants to raise $1 million to help people facing prostate cancer

NC public schools enrollment drops, while home, charter and private schools gain 2:00

NC public schools enrollment drops, while home, charter and private schools gain

NCCU Football coach on building a brand during the Pigskin Preview 1:55

NCCU Football coach on building a brand during the Pigskin Preview

Duke football coach: players 3:28

Duke football coach: players "hungry and humble" going into the season