Sunday sampler

Greensboro: The News & Record does a great public service by “following the money” raised by the candidates in the two congressional districts in its region. The story itself doesn’t add much perspective, but the charts at the bottom of the story are fascinating.

Raleigh: N&O revisits 10 cold case murders. I’m not sure why I read each one – a few I remember – most I don’t. But it’s striking how capricious and how ordinary they are.

Wilmington: Beachgoers will be interested in this story in the Star-News. “More than 3,750 existing homes in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties could see chronic tidal flooding by 2045, according to a study released earlier this year by the Union of Concerned Scientists.” The story says there is time to “get out ahead” of the problem. Given the state’s political climate, I’m doubting it.

High Point: The enduring symbol of the Furniture City is “the world’s largest chest of drawers.” So, imagine selling it. That’s what the owners did in a public auction. The story in the Enterprise is password protected, but basically it says both the buyer and the sale price aren’t public. Here’s the front page display.

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