Crime (page 4)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A deadly attempted escape in 2017 has helped generate attention for long-festering problems inside North Carolina’s prisons. Kari Travis discusses her Carolina Journal cover story on the topic for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Katherine Restrepo examines the pros and cons of potential hospital mergers…
    Mitch Kokai, February 23, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that UNC campuses are training to respond to mass shootings. John Hood’s Daily Journal explores the social value of charity.
    Mitch Kokai, February 21, 2018
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    Understaffing, Inadequate Training, and Prisoner Mental Health Issues

    Horrific events inside North Carolina’s prison system have focused attention inside and outside government on addressing the system’s many needs related to staffing challenges, work environment, and prisoner mental health and addiction issues. Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports in the February cover story. An April altercation at Bertie Correctional…
    Donna Martinez, February 20, 2018
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    Filing a lawsuit instead of fighting a war

    Recent John Locke Foundation speaker Andrew McCarthy explains at National Review Online why he’s no fan of the latest response to Russia’s meddling in American electoral politics. The Russians are engaged in “information warfare” against the United States. That was the big soundbite at Deputy Attorney General Rod…
    Mitch Kokai, February 20, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis is one of the federal lawmakers seeking a probe of governing bodies in the Olympics sex abuse scandal. The Daily Journal highlights a state three-judge panel’s decision to choose the legal process over partisan gamesmanship…
    Mitch Kokai, February 20, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A special $58 million fund connected with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project continues to generate controversy. Rick Henderson discusses the latest developments, including a potential separation-of-powers fight between Gov. Roy Cooper and the General Assembly, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze explains how…
    Mitch Kokai, February 16, 2018
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    Walsh: Policies and politics cannot remove evil from the world

    Unlike those who have quickly politicized yesterday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, Matt Walsh offers a different take.  In his latest column, “This Is Not About Politics Or Policy. This Is Evil. And Evil Is Everywhere,” he writes, I have sometimes noticed in myself the…
    Terry Stoops, February 15, 2018
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    More cops, less crime

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon reports on new research focusing on the practical impact of policing. An increase in the number of policemen, driven by an Obama-era boost in federal funding, led to drops in violent and property crime, including a reduction of one murder…
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2018