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    Myths Persist on Leandro, Schools

    posted December 22, 2004
    RALEIGH — Lawmakers are reportedly planning to discuss an expensive state program next year to respond to state court decisions in the Leandro case, but many appear to be operating…
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    Analysis: Voters Send Mixed Signals

    posted November 2, 2004
    RALEIGH — The North Carolina electorate took the opportunity of the 2004 elections to display its split personality once again — delivering an overwhelming vote to President George W. Bush…
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    Voters Oppose Amendment One

    posted October 20, 2004
    RALEIGH — North Carolinians appear to be more committed to voting this November than they have been in the past four election cycles, but there is no clear consensus on…
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    NC Wasted Billions on Road Projects

    posted October 5, 2004
    RALEIGH – North Carolina should fund repairs of its deteriorating state highways not with new taxes but by ending wasteful road projects, according to a comprehensive new report from the…
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    New Reports Examine NC Charter Schools

    posted September 15, 2004
    RALEIGH – Two reports released Tuesday by the North Carolina Education Alliance provide compelling new findings about the state’s diverse and growing charter school movement, demonstrating that charter schools are…
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    Charlotte, Raleigh Events To Launch Charter-School Tour

    posted September 9, 2004
    CHARLOTTE – National experts on education reform will speak Monday and Tuesday at luncheons in Charlotte and Raleigh to discuss charter schools and parental choice in education – issues likely…
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    Report Examines State Debt Trends

    posted June 13, 2004
    RALEIGH — State lawmakers in Raleigh are currently debating bills that would authorize at least $760 million in new state debts — for land acquisition and for proposed University of…
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    JLF Prepares for “Charlotte Week”

    posted June 6, 2004
    RALEIGH — The Raleigh-based John Locke Foundation is devoting much of the week of June 7 to activities in and about North Carolina’s largest urban region: the Charlotte area.
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    “Raising the Issue” in North Carolina

    posted May 23, 2004
    RALEIGH — Two Raleigh-based research organizations with contrasting political philosophies are joining forces to foster a broader and more constructive dialogue on North Carolina public policy with the debut Wednesday…