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Del Ratcliffe and Caleb Miles discuss N.C. golf course regulation

Del Ratcliffe of the N.C. Golf Course Owners Association and Caleb Miles of the Pinehurst-Southern Pines-Aberdeen Area Visitors Bureau discuss tax and regulation issues that impact golf courses. Ratcliffe and Miles offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 619).

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George Mason U.'s Peter Boettke pans 'emergency room' economics

Dr. Peter Boettke, university professor of economics and philosophy at George Mason University, discusses problems associated with "emergency room economics." Boettke offered these comments during a March 30, 2015, speech for the John Locke Foundation's Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of JLF events, click here.

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Young Offenders Rehabilitation Act targets 16- and 17-year-olds in misdemeanor cases

Bipartisan sponsors unveil House Bill 399, the Young Offenders Rehabilitation Act. It aims to transfer misdemeanor offenses by 16- and 17-year-olds from the adult court system to the juvenile system. Speakers at a March 31, 2015, news conference are Reps. Marilyn Avila, R-Wake, Jean Farmer-Butterfield, D-Wilson, Jonathan Jordan, R-Ashe, and Duane Hall, D-Wake; Durham Chief District Court Judge Marcia Morey; and former New Bern police chief Frank Palombo.

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JLF's John Hood analyzes recent court ruling against N.C. Map Act

John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood answers host Tom Campbell's question about a recent court ruling against the N.C. Department of Transportation's use of the state Map Act. This exchange took place during the March 29, 2015, episode of N.C. Spin.

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Mar 26, 2015

CJ Editorial: Election Laws Have Consequences

The electoral map today may look quite different in a few years, negating hasty changes designed to gain partisan advantage.


Mar 19, 2015

Education Spending Set To Rise In Budget

Pay raises for starting teachers, full funding for new enrollment, and additional money for instructional materials are highlights of the governor's budget proposal.


Mar 12, 2015

U.S. Millennials Not Measuring Up

The generation of Americans born after 1980 have more educational credentials than earlier generations, but they are less prepared than their counterparts internationally to participate in the labor force.


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Mar 13, 2015

Corrections Policies Say A Lot

A news outlet’s willingness to own up to its mistakes says a lot about its credibility.


Jan 08, 2015

Early Lessons in Journalistic Bias

Professors do future journalists and the reading public no favors by teaching students that a left-wing narrative trumps the facts.


Dec 21, 2014

When the Media Ignores the News

News outlets shirk their duty when they fail to acknowledge important stories.


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