Feds indict 83 North Carolina members of United Blood Nation gang run by ‘Godfather’ in NY prison

Feds indict 83 North Carolina members of United Blood Nation gang run by ‘Godfather’ in NY prison

by WorldTribune Staff, May 23, 2017 Federal prosecutors in Charlotte last week indicted 83 members of the United Blood Nation (UBN) gang, including the “Godfather” of the UBN. Pedro Gutierrez, who also goes by the nicknames “Magoo,” “Inferno” and “Light,” was running the 15,000-member UBN from a prison in upstate New York where he routinely […]

Memo details North Carolina leftists’ plan to cripple efforts to report voter fraud

Memo details North Carolina leftists’ plan to cripple efforts to report voter fraud

by WorldTribune Staff, May 18, 2017 North Carolina progressives are intent on squelching reports of voter fraud in the state by filing lawsuits against citizens who report alleged fraud, according to a report. In a memo to its membership, Democracy NC “appears on a mission … to discourage honest citizens from filing protests and put […]

North Carolina high school confiscates yearbooks with offending ‘build that wall’ quote

North Carolina high school confiscates yearbooks with offending ‘build that wall’ quote

by WorldTribune Staff, May 15, 2017 The principal of a North Carolina high school confiscated all senior yearbooks after a white student used President Donald Trump’s “build that wall” rallying cry as her quote. Critics decried the yearbook quote as “racist” after a screenshot of the Richmond Early College High School student’s photograph with the […]

North Carolina tops list of states for economic development despite controversy

North Carolina tops list of states for economic development despite controversy

by WorldTribune Staff, May 7, 2017 Despite impassioned denunciations and economic boycotts from entertainers and the world of corporate sports over House Bill 2, North Carolina has been ranked No. 1 in the country for economic development by Site Selection magazine. The ranking “may confound those who had written off the Tar Heel State as […]

North Carolina Board of Elections report on late results, felon voting gets mixed reviews

North Carolina Board of Elections report on late results, felon voting gets mixed reviews

by WorldTribune Staff, May 5, 2017 North Carolina elections officials say they are working to remedy problems from the past election which led to confusion after the late reporting of early votes and hundreds of ineligible voters casting ballots, including at least 441 felons and 41 noncitizens. A post-election report from NC Board of Elections […]

North Carolina bill takes aim at threat to free speech on campus

North Carolina bill takes aim at threat to free speech on campus

by WorldTribune Staff, May 1, 2017 The North Carolina state House in late April passed a bill aimed at fortifying free speech at the 16 schools in the University of North Carolina system. House Bill 527: Restore/Preserve Campus Free Speech, which has a companion bill in the Senate, requires that state public universities maintain “the fullest degree of intellectual […]

Government-funded Internet infrastructure called a bad idea

Government-funded Internet infrastructure called a bad idea

by WorldTribune Staff, April 30, 2017 Wake Forest, North Carolina is just one of many American towns considering broadband options for its residents. In 2007, Cornelius, Davidson and Mooresville, North Carolina spent $92.5 million to purchase and upgrade a bankrupt cable television system and turn it into MI-Connection, a government-owned internet, cable TV and telephone […]

NC parents complain about middle school curriculum advocating ‘tolerance’ for illegal immigration

NC parents complain about middle school curriculum advocating ‘tolerance’ for illegal immigration

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 Parents of middle school students in North Carolina say a recent assignment given to 7th graders projected a pro-illegal immigration stance while saying those who oppose it are “bad,” a report said. The lesson presented at Chapel-Hill Carrboro middle school was reportedly a Common Core aligned English Language Arts […]

Meadows stood up to ‘master negotiator’ Trump, but sees compromise by Easter

Meadows stood up to ‘master negotiator’ Trump, but sees compromise by Easter

Special to WorldTribune.com By Pete Zamplas, Asheville Tribune Freedom Caucus Chairman U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows sees the health care stalemate unlocked by Easter, easing off from a demand for a full Obamacare repeal that made national waves after he stood toe to toe with President Donald Trump. But the congressman still firmly seeks to undo […]

Strong armed by the NCAA, North Carolina repeals HB2

Strong armed by the NCAA, North Carolina repeals HB2

by WorldTribune Staff, March 30, 2017 A “compromise” deal to repeal House Bill 2 was reached on March 29, North Carolina Republican lawmakers said. The deal was reached just hours before the NCAA was set to deny North Carolina the ability to host any NCAA championships for the next five years. NC Senate leader Phil […]

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