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Staffers from Carolina Journal had a chance to question Gov. Beverly Perdue during a year-end group interview this week. The Lincoln Tribune, Tar Heel Tribune, and Beaufort Observer all highlighted the resulting article from Managing Editor Rick Henderson. WakeMed accuses UNC Health Care of using tax dollars to help win a health care business competition. Carolina Journal contributor Kristy Bailey‘s report on the controversy attracted attention this week from the Lincoln Tribune and Tar Heel Tribune. The Lincoln Tribune promoted Associate Editor Sara Burrowsarticle on an embattled Durham hot dog vendor. also highlighted Burrows’ work. The Lincoln Tribune published contributor Karen Welsh‘s story about a taxpayer-subsidized bus service that could drive a Hickory-area company out of business. Welsh’s article attracted attention from the Greensboro News & Record‘s “Off The Record” blog and from the Tar Heel Tribune. NC Freedom highlighted Associate Editor David Bass‘ work to document the problems associated with potential fraud and abuse in public school lunch programs. Bass also described his experience with an online college education program in a new report for the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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