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    What Do Teens Believe?

    posted December 16, 2004
    Very few are staunch believers in the paranormal, regardless of religious background. But, those who attend church regularly are less likely to believe in things such as astrology, fortune-tellers, and…
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    Malpractice Debate Continues

    posted December 16, 2004
    The subject is likely to come up again when the General Assembly convenes next month. But, the Asheville Tribune and Hendersonville Tribune didn’t feel the need to wait for a…
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    In the Pipeline

    posted December 9, 2004
    Reporting by Paul Chesser on the boondoggle involving the building of a taxpayer-funded natural gas pipeline in northeastern North Carolina is beginning to generate other media coverage. Two newspapers –…
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    Bah, Humbug!

    posted December 9, 2004
    Leave it to Jon Sanders to find a humorous way to illustrate the silliness of the opposition to a proposed Western Civilization program at UNC-Chapel Hill, funded by the John…
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    Assessing the State of the State

    posted December 9, 2004
    As the year comes to a close, public affairs programs are looking back at key stories in 2004 and looking ahead to 2005. Last Sunday, NBC 17’s “At Issue” featured…
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    Spin or Truth?

    posted December 9, 2004
    When Richard Wagner wrote a column criticizing Sen. John Edwards’ “two Americas” thesis, Robert C. Currie Jr. didn’t take kindly to it, and wrote so in the Greater Diversity News…
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    Up in Smoke

    posted December 9, 2004
    When Congress ended the 70-year-old tobacco price controls program, it was a “prime example of the ultimate triumph of economic forces over political control,” wrote JLF adjunct scholar Mike Walden.
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    Blog-to-Blog Fun

    posted December 9, 2004
    This week, the Heritage Foundation’s “Insider” weblog picked up several items from JLF’s blog, “The Locker Room.” Paul Chesser’s funny posting about potential classes Sen. Edwards might teach at…
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    A Turkey Day Surprise

    posted December 2, 2004
    Thanksgiving morning brought more than the prospect of food, family, and football to Raleigh News & Observer readers. They were also treated to a front-page story about the Pope Center…
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    Basnight Testifies

    posted December 2, 2004
    It was big news this week when Sen. President Pro Tem Marc Basnight was called before a grand jury delving into the shenanigans of the John Hyman Foundation and former…

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