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June 2009

• Mystery group behind dam takeover bid
• Bill seeks to head off regulation of private wells
• Revenue Dept. staff targets large families

• Salisbury’s fiber-optic Internet plans risking taxpayer support, Page 5
• Does “tax reform” mean “higher taxes?” Page 6

• Wake school debate highlights reassignment, school calendars, Page 9
• Terry Stoops commentary: Class size: small or super size? Page 9
• Schools’ leadership change results in key financial changes, Page 11
• More at Four faces cuts in favor of Smart Start increases, Page 12

• N.C. graduations this year maintain tradition with commencements having partisan tinge, Page 13
• UNC effecting some changes despite state budget problems, Page 14
• Jenna Ashley Robinson commentary: Should you go to college? Page 14
• Issues In Higher Education: New Pope paper addresses the meaning of academic freedom, Page 15

• State funds tagged for “Hall of Champions,” Page 16
• High court rules marital communications limited, Page 17
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Not all air service helps development, Page 17
• Local Innovation Bulletin Board, Page 18
• Economic nosedive changes best-laid water system plans, Page 18
• Wilmington approves controversial Monkey Junction annexation, Page 19

• Book review: Samuel Adams: A Life, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Don’t be so quick to accept Constitution as a capitalist plot, Page 21
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• Book review: Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality, Page 22
• Book review: Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America’s Founding Fathers, Page 23

• Daren Bakst commentary: Public money and campaigns, Page 24
• Editorial: Rotten to the core, Page 24
• Editorial: Bailout Nation stats, Page 25
• Editorial: Room with a view, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: State taxpayers need a bill, Page 25
• Becki Gray commentary: Legislative update, Page 26
• Michael Walden commentary: A mystery to ponder, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Merit pay for teachers a good deal, Page 27
• Marc Rotterman commentary: Jack Kemp proved ideas matter, Page 27

• Basnight backs plastic bag ban to help economy (a CJ parody), Page 28

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Print Edition

June 2009

• Mystery group behind dam takeover bid
• Bill seeks to head off regulation of private wells
• Revenue Dept. staff targets large families

• Salisbury’s fiber-optic Internet plans risking taxpayer support, Page 5
• Does “tax reform” mean “higher taxes?” Page 6

• Wake school debate highlights reassignment, school calendars, Page 9
• Terry Stoops commentary: Class size: small or super size? Page 9
• Schools’ leadership change results in key financial changes, Page 11
• More at Four faces cuts in favor of Smart Start increases, Page 12

• N.C. graduations this year maintain tradition with commencements having partisan tinge, Page 13
• UNC effecting some changes despite state budget problems, Page 14
• Jenna Ashley Robinson commentary: Should you go to college? Page 14
• Issues In Higher Education: New Pope paper addresses the meaning of academic freedom, Page 15

• State funds tagged for “Hall of Champions,” Page 16
• High court rules marital communications limited, Page 17
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Not all air service helps development, Page 17
• Local Innovation Bulletin Board, Page 18
• Economic nosedive changes best-laid water system plans, Page 18
• Wilmington approves controversial Monkey Junction annexation, Page 19

• Book review: Samuel Adams: A Life, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Don’t be so quick to accept Constitution as a capitalist plot, Page 21
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• Book review: Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality, Page 22
• Book review: Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America’s Founding Fathers, Page 23

• Daren Bakst commentary: Public money and campaigns, Page 24
• Editorial: Rotten to the core, Page 24
• Editorial: Bailout Nation stats, Page 25
• Editorial: Room with a view, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: State taxpayers need a bill, Page 25
• Becki Gray commentary: Legislative update, Page 26
• Michael Walden commentary: A mystery to ponder, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Merit pay for teachers a good deal, Page 27
• Marc Rotterman commentary: Jack Kemp proved ideas matter, Page 27

• Basnight backs plastic bag ban to help economy (a CJ parody), Page 28

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