Anna Manning

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  • Carolina Journal: Hoke County High School tests panic button app in active shooter drill

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal that Hoke County High School in Raeford tested out the Rave Panic Button app in an active shooter drill on Monday. Rave Mobile Safety designed the app five years ago as a way to bridge the gap between school staff and law…
    Anna Manning, August 21, 2018
  • North Carolina murder rates fare well against other cities

    JLF’s Jon Guze compares murder rates in cities across the nation to cities in North Carolina using an online analytical tool at Here are the top 10 cities for 2017 along with each city’s average for 2012-2017. (The numbers represent murders/100,000 residents.)            …
    Anna Manning, August 21, 2018
  • JLF’s Terry Stoops discusses response to May N.C. teacher rally for ABC 11

    Dr. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation vice president for research and director of education studies, discusses the response from state policymakers to a May 16 teacher rally at the state government complex. Stoops offered these comments during an Aug. 21, 2018 report on WTVD (ABC11). Watch here.
    Anna Manning, August 21, 2018
  • Van der Vaart for The Hill: To protect the environment, Trump should investigate Russian collusion

    John Locke Foundation senior fellow, Don van Der Vaart, was featured in The Hill writing that Trump should investigate Russian meddling in U.S. energy policy. Just this year, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology released a majority report that confirmed Russia used social media platforms to oppose…
    Anna Manning, August 16, 2018
  • Daily Journal: De-strawed customers are ‘distrawght’

    Julie Havlak writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal that biodegradable replacements for plastic straws are not cheap, nor are they always perfect. After a video of scientists pulling a bloody straw from a sea turtle’s nose went viral, plastic straws, once a ubiquitous staple, became deplorable outcasts. In North…
    Anna Manning, August 14, 2018
  • Big ruling today: Judge rules Anglin will appear on ticket as Republican, Carolina Journal reports

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal that Democrat-turned-Republican Chris Anglin has won his fight to run on the GOP ticket for Supreme Court justice on November 6th. Wake County Superior Court Judge Becky Holt issued her ruling Monday, Aug. 13, after a hearing on constitutional claims Anglin made in…
    Anna Manning, August 13, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: STOP and HOPE acts leave chronic pain patients few options

    Julie Havlak reports for the Carolina Journal that new laws and tougher federal enforcement turn pain patients toward more lethal, often illegal substitutes. For Cathy, opioids are part of the blend of medications that keep her functioning. After she caught polio as a baby — just three years before…
    Anna Manning, August 13, 2018
  • Reason Foundation references NC in school choice discussion

    The Reason Foundation references North Carolina in an article published online about school choice. These days, kids are heading back to increasingly varied learning experiences that might or might not include anything recognizable as a traditional school. “Nearly 1 in 5 North Carolina students is not attending a traditional…
    Anna Manning, August 10, 2018