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A weekly, one-hour newsmagazine on North Carolina, Carolina Journal Radio is hosted by Donna Martinez and Mitch Kokai and features a diverse mix of guests and topics. Education reform, tax policy, the state legislature, affirmative action, air pollution, freedom of the press and the courts – these are just a few of the subjects that Carolina Journal Radio has tackled since the program began production in 2003.

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    Latest N.C. standardized test scores offer mixed results

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 696: As public school students across North Carolina deal with the opening weeks of a new school year, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction has unveiled the latest data on 2015-16 student standardized test scores. Terry Stoops, the John Locke Foundation’s director of…

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    Bipartisan group of judges takes stab at drawing N.C. election maps

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 696: The latest twist in North Carolina’s long-running debate over the process of drawing election maps involves the work of a bipartisan group of retired state judges. Led by former UNC system president and current Duke University scholar Tom Ross, the judges drafted…

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    Free speech on campus faces numerous threats

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 696: Students have returned to college campuses across the country, but many of them have not returned to places interested in the free flow of often-controversial ideas. Robert Shibley, the N.C.-based executive director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, documents disturbing…

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    CSX hub subsidy amounts to $700K per job

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 696: North Carolina officials have been celebrating the recent announcement that CSX will build a new transportation hub in Edgecombe County. But a Carolina Journal examination shows that government agencies have promised $700,000 in subsidies for every new job promised in connection with…

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    CSX transportation hub subsidies attract scrutiny

    North Carolina officials have been celebrating the recent announcement that CSX will build a new transportation hub in Edgecombe County. But a Carolina Journal examination shows that government agencies have promised $700,000 in subsidies for every new job promised in connection with the project. CJ Editor-in-Chief Rick Henderson analyzes the…