Print Editions

  • Volume 18, Number 8 – August 2009

    Cover • Teacher Paradise: As systems shed jobs, state funds mountain training center • Wake school board: Don’t take away fines North Carolina • Highway Patrol cracks down on apple cores, other fruit, Page 4 • N.C. anxious to jump onto Obama’s high-speed rail bandwagon, Page 5…

  • Volume 18, Number 7 – July 2009

    Cover • Critics: Black got sweetheart deal on fine • DAQ scrapped report after meeting with AG’s reps North Carolina • Despite abuses, Char-Meck expands school-lunch program, Page 5 • Inclusionary zoning on table in Charlotte? Page 6 • N.C. briefs, Page 6 • Are N.C.

  • Volume 18, Number 6 – June 2009

    Cover • Mystery group behind dam takeover bid • Bill seeks to head off regulation of private wells • Revenue Dept. staff targets large families North Carolina • Salisbury’s fiber-optic Internet plans risking taxpayer support, Page 5 • Does “tax reform” mean “higher taxes?” Page 6 Education…

  • Volume 18, Number 5 – May 2009

    Cover • Easley land deal gaining interest • Public outrage accompanying revaluations • Tea’d off: Disgust spreads over spending North Carolina • Legislation would give some school boards more flexibility, Page 5 • State launches JobsNOW training program, Page 6 Education • Various bills in legislature focus…

  • Volume 18, Number 4 – April 2009

    Cover • Basnight-inspired “B&B’ concerns Hyde Countians • Lawyers spent gas-tax funds on beer and candy North Carolina • Reaction mixed to Rand’s proposals to deal with health care, Page 4 • Out-of-wedlock births a policy issue waiting to be addressed, Page 5 • Study: N.C. scores…

  • Volume 18, Number 3 – March 2009

    Cover • Beach Plan Bingo: Experts say one big storm could collapse program • Liberal advocacy groups compete for millions in bailout funds North Carolina • Vehicle project wants $18 million jump start from taxpayers, Page 4 • Air quality official recruited for nonprofit on taxpayers’ dime, Page…

  • Volume 18, Number 2 – February 2009

    Cover • Bev’s got mail: Her predecessor leaves a digital hot potato • For many travelers, the main emotion on Inauguration Day was frustration North Carolina • Scholars debate constitutionality of federal bailout of states, Page 4 • Legislators ponder taxing computer downloads to raise revenue, Page 5…

  • Volume 18, Number 1 – January 2009

    Cover • Embracing compact growth: Raleigh planners urge remake of city in their image of what modern urban life should be • Green for thee but not for me: City’s top planner advocates New Urbanism, but lives classic suburban lifestyle North Carolina • Credit crisis making it harder for…

  • Volume 17, Number 12 – December 2008

    Cover • Cruisin’ for transportation cash • Is Fairness Doctrine on a hit list? North Carolina • Greensboro voters nix retrofit of old auditorium, Page 4 • Despite reforms, state’s problems with mental health persist, Page 4 • Henninger: Facts are ‘endangered species’ in political debate, Page…

  • Volume 17, Number 11 – November 2008

    Cover • Clues point to undisclosed air service for governor • Half of sampled school lunch applicants can’t prove eligibility North Carolina • Easley, Campbells silent on flying activities, Page 2 • Ethanol firm officials indicted in bribery, extortion, Page 4 • Peer review raises serious questions…