Print Editions

  • Volume 14, Number 10 – October 2005

    Cover • State’s School Construction Costs Soaring • Critics: Climate Commission Might Not Strike Balance North Carolina • Budget Funds State Internet Authority That Was to Expire • Two N.C. Congressmen Criticize Federal Response to Katrina Education • Is Child Care in N.C. a Crisis or a Conundrum?…

  • Volume 14, Number 9 – September 2005

    Cover * Currituck Ferry Project Plagued from Start * Suspicion Arises After Death of Ferry Division’s Noe North Carolina *Boat Fails Test; Federal Officials Investigate Illegal Dredging Education * Schools Make Small Size a Big Selling Point * Germany’s Successful System * Cutting Classes: A Good Idea…

  • Volume 14, Number 8 – August 2005

    Cover • Eminent Domain Concerns Lawmakers • Piedmont Wants Help Paying for Subsidized Pipeline North Carolina • Possible Conflict Surrounds Vehicle Research Center • Former State Supreme Court Justice Announces Dell Lawsuit • FAA Disputes GTP Funding Education • Embezzlement Cases Prompt Push for Audit •…

  • Volume 14, Number 7 – July 2005

    Cover • State to Counties: We Like School Consolidation • Think Tank Gives NC Mixed Reviews on Welfare Reforms North Carolina • Tobacco Trust’s Final Report on Fingerprint Company Released • Basnight’s Solution Would Create East Coast’s Longest Pier • Basnight’s Company Pays Up Education • Is…

  • Volume 14, Number 6 – June 2005

    Cover • North Carolina isn’t only state with a ‘Leandro’ • Light-rail transit systems run deep in the red, trends show North Carolina • More than $2 million paid to non-profit was unauthorized – page 4 • Former cospeaker controlled another account of $1.5 million – page 5…

  • Volume 14, Number 5 – May 2005

    Cover • It took a village to stop a gold mine in Stanly County • Sen. Basnight’s aide gets DOT to take project for company North Carolina • ‘Confusion’ led to possible conflict over downtown property – page 2 • Privaris secures grants from NC Tobacco Trust funds…

  • Volume 14, Number 4 – April 2005

    Cover • DOT Secretary Provides Slush Fund for Legislators – Page 1 • Experts Warn There May Be Bubbles in U.S. Housing Market – Page 1 North Carolina • Memos Reveal Doubts on Dell Incentives – Page 4 • North Carolina Republicans Introduce Taxpayer Protection Act – Page…

  • Volume 14, Number 3 – March 2005

    Cover • Contrary to the stated objectives of its supporters, the 2002 North Carolina Clean Smokestacks law — based on controversial environmental assumptions used to espouse questionable health benefits — may have been crafted to help protect the state’s two largest electricity suppliers from federal lawsuits and fines. Page 1 North…

  • Volume 14, Number 2 – February 2005

    Cover • At one time, Robert Boren held hopes of becoming a graduate student at North Carolina State University. But that was before he ran afoul of a professor, had his grades changed, was denied entry into graduate school, and was charged with trespassing. Page 1 North Carolina • Eastern…

  • Volume 14, Number 1 – January 2005

    Cover • Charlotte has, for the fifth year in a row, shown up in the John Locke Foundation’s By The Numbers report with the highest per-capita tax burden of cities in North Carolina. But that isn’t stopping public officials from raising it more to pay for arts projects. Page 1…