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    Tuesday Event Notes Constitutional Parallel

    posted August 14, 2005
    RALEIGH – As Iraqis seek to meet their historic deadline for fashioning the first constitution of a truly free government in the Arab world, the author of A Patriot’s History…
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    Analyst: Cap Excuses Don’t Fly

    posted August 9, 2005
    RALEIGH – The Easley administration’s claims that a proposed state budget won’t violate the governor’s spending cap are convoluted and contradictory, according to a preliminary analysis by the John Locke…
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    Budget Deserves Governor’s Veto

    posted August 9, 2005
    RALEIGH – The state budget plan now facing floor votes in the North Carolina House and Senate levies another big tax increase to pay for excessive spending – and clearly…
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    Stars and Cars

    posted August 3, 2005
    RALEIGH — Two Northeastern North Carolina economic development projects seeking more than $8 million from the state’s General Fund will do little to reverse the region’s economic misfortunes, according to…
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    They Can’t All Be Teachers

    posted August 2, 2005
    RALEIGH – Market forces may be moving textile and furniture employment overseas, but according to a new report from the John Locke Foundation there’s no mistaking a major growth industry…
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    Scientist to Speak Tuesday on Global Warming

    posted July 10, 2005
    RALEIGH – As the North Carolina General Assembly considers a bill to create the South’s first state commission on climate change, a leading expert on the issue will be in…
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    Expert to Discuss Terrorism in Charlotte

    posted July 6, 2005
    RALEIGH — As American and world leaders react to yet another deadly terrorist attack in London, one of the nation’s leading authorities on anti-terrorism programs will speak Monday in Charlotte…
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    Analyst: Seek Range of Views on Global Warming

    posted July 5, 2005
    RALEIGH – The mission of the General Assembly’s proposed commission on global climate change can best be accomplished by soliciting a wide variety of expert opinions on the science and…
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    Incentives Lawsuit Would Boost Economy

    posted June 22, 2005
    RALEIGH – A lawsuit filed Thursday by the North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law offers the prospect of scaling back state incentive policies that hinder rather than hasten economic development,…
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    Wage Bill Would Hurt Low-Income Workers

    posted May 31, 2005
    RALEIGH — A bill in the North Carolina House would raise the state-imposed minimum wage to $8.50 an hour, but a new analysis from the John Locke Foundation suggests…