World’s shortest joke

— Full disclosure: Roughly 10 years ago, I drew a cartoon similar to this about the aspirations of an utterly unelectable mayoral candidate in Durham, NC. This particular woman’s political and personal styles were so off-putting and polarizing that even...
Snow days add up; math seems off

Snow days add up; math seems off

This rotten winter is threatening to make early summer a bummer. Staff Writer Kathleen Bolus reports today that area school districts have added days to their calendars and set tentative commencement dates to make up for closings due to weather. Most districts had...