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    Dodging the Real Story Behind the Draft

    posted September 30, 2004
    You know the election is looming when pundits and bloggers start fussing about a possible draft under a second term of George W. Bush. But Raleigh talk show host Captain…
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    Books Misses the Real Problem with Education

    posted September 30, 2004
    In her review of No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning, linked on the national web site, townhall.com, Karen Palasek writes that while the book is a great look…
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    The $64,000 Debate Question

    posted September 30, 2004
    Who won? Who looked more presidential? Marc Rotterman went head-to-head with the Kerry/Edwards Campaign’s Ed Turlington on NBC 17’s Sunrise News Friday. Then Turlington joined “At Issue,” along with Jonathan…
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    Amendment One Update

    posted September 30, 2004
    Saturday’s anti-Amendment One rally in Raleigh, featuring remarks by Chad Adams and others, didn’t warrant coverage from the News & Observer. That slight prompted a letter to the editor in…
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    Hitting the Big Time

    posted September 30, 2004
    Recently we told you about Jon Sanders’ Wall Street Journal piece, and now the Pope Center has scored several more important media hits via commentaries by George Leef and Shannon…
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    Hey, That Person Makes Too Much Money!

    posted September 30, 2004
    That’s the common complaint NC State economics professor Mike Walden says he hears regularly from callers when he appears on radio. It usually occurs in relation to a professional athlete…
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    posted September 23, 2004
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    Amendment One Simmers

    posted September 23, 2004
    Monday’s Raleigh News & Observer carried a Page 1 story about the escalating debate over Amendment One. “Once you get low-interest government money to help you expand and do things,…
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    Progress of Education Tour

    posted September 23, 2004
    Lindalyn Kakadelis addressed groups in Charlotte, Greensboro and Winston-Salem this week as the NC Education Alliance’s tour rolled on across the state, sharing information about charter schools and their role…
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    Is There No Common Sense Left?

    posted September 23, 2004
    Last month we told you about national attention earned by Jon Sanders for his reporting on UNC-Chapel Hill’s “derecognition” of the Alpha Iota Omega Christian fraternity because the group, according…

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