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    (Not) Hot for Teacher

    posted September 25, 2007
    According to a recent audit of Wake County’s curriculum, only one of 363 teachers is doing a poor job.  That one teacher must be doing a pretty bad job. It’s…
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    Transit-Tax Debate

    posted September 25, 2007
    Though the press turnout for JLF‘s recent transit-tax debate was laudable, the coverage was scant. We got blurbs on television from WBT, WSOC, WCNC, WCCB, and News 14. WBT gave…
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    Climate Change

    posted September 25, 2007
    A report released by Environment North Carolina and the Natural Resource Defense Council had JLF Research Director, Roy Cordato steaming. The report, which adumbrated that the frequency of unhealthy smog…
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    Words of Wisdom

    posted September 25, 2007
    In front of a crowd of students enrolled in the Masters of Public Administration class at NC Central, Becki Gray relayed her experience with public policy. At a meeting with…
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    “Free” Health Care Craze

    posted September 25, 2007
    It’s hip to propose free health care. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Moore is taking a page from the national Democratic front-runners when he recently proposed a $120 million plan to…
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    Back to School (to Prove to Daddy that I’m no Fool)

    posted September 2, 2007
    Just in time to accompany kids to school, SAT statistics were released nationally.  The trend was downward, even within our state. Lindalyn Kakadelis spoke with Lockwood Phillips about the…
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    Climate Concerns

    posted September 2, 2007
    When Environment North Carolina released a report claiming that North Carolina is getting warmer, and that this warming trend will only continue, thanks to global warming, JLF Research Director,…
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    Protectionism

    posted September 2, 2007
    Writing for Townhall.com, Pat Buchanan thinks that free trade has destroyed the middle class in America. Instead of celebrating low-priced goods and lamenting the high cost of American goods,…
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    Health Care

    posted September 2, 2007
    Following the legislature’s move to absorb the local cost of Medicaid and then give localities the option of either increasing their sales tax or add a land-transfer fee, Chad Adams…
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    Rah-Rah for Randy

    posted August 22, 2007
    The dimming din you may hear coming from Roanoke Rapids is probably the last of the supporters for the Randy Parton Theater and the Carolina Crossroads complex desperately trying to…

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