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    Courting History

    posted November 10, 2005
    Troy Kickler, Director of the North Carolina History Project, spoke at a Teacher’s Workshop at the Friday Center for Continuing Studies at UNC-CH.  The workshop, sponsored by the…
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    Gouging For Rooms and Vrooms

    posted November 10, 2005
    North Carolina seems to have caught a whiff of the price gouging scare that has trickled down from Congress.  Thanks in part to the State Attorney General’s actions,…
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    Lottery Investigation Requires a Score Card

    posted November 4, 2005
    It’s a challenge to keep track of who-did-what-to-whom, and the numerous subpoenas issued in the Jim Black/Meredith Norris/KevinGeddings story. John Hood used humor to put it into perspective…
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    Garbage is Good Business

    posted November 4, 2005
    When the Raleigh News & Observer published a story on the controversial issue of building landfills in this state, Michael Sanera responded with a letter to the editor, published…
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    Web Traffic Soars

    posted November 4, 2005
    JLF’s web sites were hopping in October, spurred on by Jon Sanders’ CJ Exclusive and “Locker Room” postings about former NC State Professor of Africana Studies, Kamau Kambon,…
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    Money, Money, Money

    posted November 4, 2005
    Governor Easley has endorsed an across-the-board pay raise for North Carolina teachers because, Easley said, teachers need to be paid at or above the national average. JLF education analyst…
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    Bypassing the System

    posted November 4, 2005
    The do-it-yourself movement is successfully expanding to untraditional areas, and that has bureaucrats in the education and media worlds taking pot shots at their new competitors in the marketplace, wrote…
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    Kids, Schools, and Choice

    posted November 4, 2005
    Lindalyn Kakadelis sat down with WLFL-TV in Raleigh Thursday for a story on school growth, classroom discipline, and gang prevention. Meanwhile, The Charlotte World published a CJ Exclusive about…
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    Authors Hit the Road

    posted November 4, 2005
    Now that the writing is done and their books are published, Richard Wagner and John Hood have moved to the next stage of their projects. This week, Wagner spoke to…
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    Prioritizing Spending

    posted November 4, 2005
    During the budget negotiations this summer, John Hood surprised some folks – including the the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) when he wrote that state employees had…

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