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    Examining Roads and Sprawl in NC

    posted September 28, 2003
    RALEIGH — Contrary to the belief of many city planners and public officials in North Carolina, highway projects do not play a large role in determining the amount and nature…
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    Most NC Students Aren’t in Schools of Choice

    posted September 18, 2003
    RALEIGH — Most elementary and middle-school students in North Carolina do not attend a school chosen by their parents, according to a new study from the North Carolina Education Alliance…
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    Senate Bill a “Mixed Bag” on Malpractice

    posted September 15, 2003
    RALEIGH — The medical-malpractice legislation likely to emerge from the North Carolina Senate this week “is a mixed bag” from the standpoint of reformers, according to a preliminary analysis by…
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    State Tour on Choice to Begin

    posted August 24, 2003
    RALEIGH — To what extent do North Carolina parents enjoy a choice of schools for their children — and how often do they use it? This question addresses one of…
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    Come Joins Us In The Locker Room

    posted August 20, 2003
    A Special Message from the Desk Of John Hood: I’m writing today to alert you and other regular visitors to the John Locke Foundation’s web sites — including Carolina…
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    Carolina Journal Radio Hits Airwaves

    posted August 19, 2003
    RALEIGH — The John Locke Foundation’s influential monthly journal of news, analysis, and commentary on North Carolina issues is now available in a new format: a weekly radio newsmagazine. “Carolina…
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    New Report Gets NC Air Quality Wrong

    posted August 18, 2003
    RALEIGH — A new report by the Surface Transportation Policy Project is garnering attention from policymakers and the news media despite the fact that it “clearly misleads the public” said…
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    Court Rules Preferences Unconstitutional

    posted June 22, 2003
    RALEIGH — The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its decision in a much-awaited case involving racial preferences at the University of Michigan, but a North Carolina-based higher education analyst is…
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    “State of the Air” Ranking for NC Worthless

    posted April 29, 2003
    RALEIGH — As the American Lung Association prepares to release its annual State of the Air report, including county rankings that often receive significant media attention, a new study from…
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    NC Senate Budget Taxes Children’s Candy

    posted April 28, 2003
    RALEIGH — The North Carolina Senate is considering a state budget plan for the next two years that relies heavily on collecting higher taxes from families with children in order…