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    Fuzzy Math

    posted February 11, 2005
    At the Feb. 8 hearing on the Currituck County Airport dispute, Judge Howard Manning raised an issue first written about by Don Carrington. Manning noted that if Gov. Easley…
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    CLI Criss-Crosses the State

    posted February 11, 2005
    Next week Chad Adams hosts a four-stop tour for the annual Center for Local Innovation conference geared to promoting innovation in local government. The schedule kicks off Tuesday, Feb.
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    Reforming Medicaid

    posted February 11, 2005
    JLF’s newest policy analyst, Joe Coletti, made his debut media appearance this week on WUNC-FM’s “The State of Things.” Coletti joined a panel of experts discussing proposed changes to the…
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    Off Track in the Triangle

    posted February 11, 2005
    The Bush Administration released its proposed 2006 budget this week and noticeably absent from the funding list is the Triangle’s $700 million light rail project. Despite the blow, Triangle Transit…
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    What Make s George Leef Tick?

    posted February 11, 2005
    You can find out in a Q&A profile published in the online Devil’s Advocate, the independent newspaper of the Duke University School of Law, from which Leef graduated in…
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    By The Numbers Showcases Costs

    posted February 11, 2005
    The 2005 edition of By The Numbers has, and continues to, generate media stories about the tax burden in our state’s local communities. Stories have appeared in Gastonia, North…
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    Interest Widens in Bertie County Education Dispute

    posted February 11, 2005
    Last week, at the request of concerned parents in Bertie County, Lindalyn Kadkadelis spoke to a public hearing about the potential closing of three elementary schools due to a federal…
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    Charter Schools Back in the News

    posted February 11, 2005
    Questions about possible tampering with test scores at the Sallie B. Howard charter school in Wilson have charters under the media microscope. Still, Lindalyn Kakadelis continues discussing the benefits of…
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    Concern About TV Cartoons Misses the Point

    posted February 11, 2005
    The news has been filled with concern among some Christian conservatives that TV cartoon characters such as SpongeBob and Buster are veiled endorsements of the homosexual lifestyle. But Paul Chesser,…
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    Edwards Back in Town

    posted February 11, 2005
    Now that former Sen. John Edwards has accepted a position at UNC-CH with the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity, Jon Sanders will be following the senator’s teachings and comments…

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