Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 23, Number 9 – September 2014

• NCGA protest rulings could ripple downward
• New Hanover board: AP History course biased

• McCrory to feds: Send N.C. no more illegal minors, Page 2
• Audit: State still lagging with NCTracks Medicaid IT system, Page 3
• JLF report: Here are the facts on fracking, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• State clarifies rules on out-of-state student voter registration, Page 5
• JLF: 2014-15 budget accomplishments set better course for N.C., Page 6
• NAM study: Proposed EPA smog rules could cost billions, Page 7

• Terry Stoops commentary: Judge Hobgood’s ruling condemns poor students to failing schools, Page 8
• Friends, foes, students await final court ruling on vouchers, Page 9

• Loan default rate causes colleges to drop program, Page 17
• George Leef commentary: Bankruptcy for college debt?, Page 17
• Review seeks to boost professors’ accountability, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Critics beginning to doubt ‘optical diversity’ benefits to campuses, Page 19

• Wilson asks FCC to void broadband limits, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Brian Berger’s absences lead to New Hanover court battle, Page 11
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Bigger aircraft will shake up local aviation, Page 11
• Supreme Court: Rezoning changes more than a formality, Page 12
• Durham County’s gun registry records remain in limbo, Page 13

• Book review: Sanders: Cities fall prey to convention center scams, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Four important Tar Heel women were pioneers in their fields, Page 21
• Book review: Kieffer rages at Obama and the millennials who got him elected, Page 22
• Book review: Journalist Klein outlines bad blood between Clintons and Obamas, Page 23

• Editorial: Legislators deserve a time-out, Page 24
• Sarah Curry commentary: UNC system avoided budget cuts, Page 24
• Editorial: The winning playbook, Page 25
• Editorial: Rebuild state reserves, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Pay reform meets student needs, Page 25
• Media Mangle: Don’t let narrative trump the facts, Page 26
• Michael Walden commentary: Concerns about higher inflation, Page 26
• Becki Gray commentary: Making sure schools open in better shape, Page 27
• Marc Rotterman commentary: Left abandoning Obama’s ship, Page 27

• Cooper asks longtime nemesis for help getting SBI back (a CJ parody), Page 28