Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 16, Number 3 – March 2007

• Landowners face property-species conflict
• N.C. smoking-related Medicaid burden still heavy

• Edwards hom in Orange County is largest private residence, page 4
• Berger brings issue of payments to controversial films to CNN, page 4
• Legislators told to act now on prison-bed shortage, page 5

• Year-round schools foes voting with their feet, page 8
• N.C. lottery revenues to fall $73 million short of estimates, page 9
• Lindalyn Kakadelis commentary: Yes, the truth hurts, page 9
• School funding ‘inequitable and outmoded,’ page 10
• Federal survey doesn’t concern homeschool parents, page 11

• College costs become political football in D.C., page 12
• UNC tuition up across board, page 13
• Jenna Ashley Robinson commentary: V-Day: Strippint away modesty and dignity, page 13
• Bats in the Belltower: How campus leftists celebrate Valentine’s Day, page 14.
• Big education conference concerned with the wrong things, page 15

• Triad’s HOT plan doesn’t excite some officials, page 16
• Apex gives homeowners holiday, page 17
• Chad Adams commentary: Simplify, simplify, page 17
• Beach market takes on chill, page 18
• N.C. Supreme Court rebukes Town of Hillsborough, page 19

• Book Review: P.J. O’Rourke’s On the Wealth of Nations, page 20
• Troy Kicker commentary: Office of N.C. lieutenant governor has an interesting history, page 21
• Book Review: Richard Posner’s The Little Book of Plagiarism, page 22
• Book Review: Peter Wood’s A Bee in the Mouth, page 23

• Richard Wagner commentary: Clueless on Jones Street, page 24
• Editorial: Predictable lottery results, page 24
• Editorial: ‘Two Americas’ balderdash, page 25
• Editorial: Useful traffic initiatives, page 25
• John Hood commentary: On hubris and cocooning, page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: What did Milton Friedman teach us? page 26
• Marc Rotterman commentary: Bold leadership required by Republicans in Congress, page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: Despite changes, it’s still too easy to get a N.C. driver’s license, page 27

• Lottery Commission sees unemployed as fertile market (a CJ parody), page 28