Crime (page 45)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online that the Sampson County sheriff’s office helped thwart illegal immigrants trying to cash in on a stolen-identity tax refund scam. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why critics of North Carolina’s Republican elected leaders tend to quarrel rather than argue.
    Mitch Kokai, May 1, 2013
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    New at CJO: Stolen-identity tax fraud victims identified

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online about some of the real people victimized by stolen-identity tax fraud.
    Mitch Kokai, April 30, 2013
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    Commentary columnist contrasts Newtown and Boston killings

    Jonathan Tobin explains for Commentary magazine’s online readers significant differences in the cases of the recent killings in Newtown and Boston. One crime was committed by a person motivated by no cause or political interest and driven only by personal demons. Another crime was…
    Mitch Kokai, April 30, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online about the wider reach of a stolen-identity tax refund scheme he recently exposed in Durham. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains the importance of a bill to scrap North Carolina’s renewable energy mandate.
    Mitch Kokai, April 29, 2013
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The University of North Carolina surprised some observers by choosing Dartmouth College’s interim president as the new chancellor for the flagship Chapel Hill campus. Jane Shaw of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy analyzes that choice during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jeanette Doran of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on the campaign finance-related convictions of three more supporters of former Gov. Beverly Perdue. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal rebuts recent criticism of a school voucher bill in the N.C. General Assembly.
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2013
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    Easley speaks out about NC Senate class size bill

    Yes, you read that headline correctly.  Felon and former governor Mike Easley is easing himself back into “the game.” In an Associated Press article, Easley recently commented on a Republican proposal to eliminate class size parameters.  He observed, “You can’t keep the classes small without paying for it…
    Terry Stoops, April 22, 2013
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    State lawmakers are pursuing various forms of education reform. Terry Stoops analyzes their proposals during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Ham dissects media bias in coverage of several recent national controversies, while John Hood discusses the long-term impact for Charlotte of North Carolina’s 19th-century gold…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2013