Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 22, Number 11 – November 2013

• Cooper libel suit moves to trial
• Belk’s law license suspended for three years
• State’s health plan easing risks to taxpayers

• More Obamacare legal challenges move forward, Page 2
• N.C. Chamber private exchange could expand health care options, Page 3
• Report: CCNC a mixed bag for N.C. Medicaid, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Lawmakers question outlays, visibility of state-run jobs site, Page 5
• State asks court to dismiss two lawsuits against voter ID law, Page 6
• Officials: Obamacare to have little effect on State Health Plan, Page 7
• JLF: Ending certificate-of-need law could stem health costs, Page 8

• Stoops: New student data website has glitches, too, Page 9
• Kristen Blair commentary: How media multitasking undermines learning, Page 9
• Charter ‘Accelerator’ program helps new schools open doors, Page 10

• UNC-CH athletics panel urges academic rigor, Page 17
• Jane Shaw commentary: A lesson from China for higher education, Page 17
• N.C. college transfer process to undergo revisions, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Five ‘myths’ about college costs have more than grain of truth, Page 19

• HP mayor refuses council call to resign, Page 11
• Town and County, Page 11
• Appeals Court rejects CMS’ speedway incentives attempt, Page 12
• Michael Lowrey commentary: East Charlotte studio plan a flop, Page 12
• High court limits deceptive business practice claims, Page 13

• Book review: Fate of the States a powerful, must-read warning, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Advertising over the years shows people largely stay the same, Page 21
• Book review: Ravitch switches from reformer to educrat status quo apologist, Page 22
• Book review: Varga Llosa sketches an optimistic argument for immigration, Page 23

• Editorial: A ticket to ride, Page 24
• Becki Gray commentary: Ignore calls to expand Medicaid, Page 24
• Editorial: After Obamacare, Page 25
• Editorial: Political lawsuit, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Preening is not a rebuttal, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Markets and weightlifting, Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Governor should value competence over loyalty, Page 27
• Marc Rotterman commentary: Better roads, better jobs, better schools, Page 27

• Obamacare ‘Navigators’ to get real Navigators (a CJ parody), Page 28