Public Safety (page 22)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina public school superintendents are drawing higher and higher salaries, and some school systems are having a hard time keeping superintendents for more than a few years. Terry Stoops says those two trends — rising salaries and rising turnover rates — reinforce each other. He explains why during the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 3, 2015
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online on N.C. Senate leaders’ latest tax plan, which features personal and corporate income tax rate cuts. Jon Guze’s Daily Journal examines why North Carolina has avoided major problems with predatory policing.
    Mitch Kokai, March 27, 2015
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on parents and teachers seeking options at a charter school fair in Raleigh. Jon Guze’s Daily Journal examines some recent good news from the federal government regarding civil asset forfeiture.
    Mitch Kokai, January 27, 2015
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    That age-old campus rape statistic crumbles some more

    A study by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics found that women in college are less likely than non-college women to be victims of rape and other sexual assault. That doesn’t jibe well with the ubiquitous statistic pushed by feminists and accepted by the masses that one in five (or one…
    Harry Painter, December 12, 2014
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    There is a cheaper way for the governor to fight binge drinking

    Governor Pat McCrory’s administration is going to spend $2.5 million to fight binge drinking. The campaign will target kids “through sobering TV ads, a website to help parents talk to kids, and a series of school assemblies with Lt. Gov. Dan Forest,” according to the Raleigh News & Observer. In…
    Harry Painter, December 4, 2014
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina’s elections are proceeding under rules set out in a 2013 election law, thanks to a recent ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court. Rick Henderson analyzes that ruling during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Becki Gray takes on left-of-center political activists’ definition of “women’s issues.”…
    Mitch Kokai, October 24, 2014
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    Gov. Pat McCrory taps B.W. Collier to lead SBI

    B.W. Collier Gov. Pat McCrory wasted no time appointing an acting head of the State Bureau of Investigation. Hours after signing the budget, which contained a provision transferring the SBI from the Justice Department to the Department of Public Safety, McCrory appointed Bernard “B.W.” Collier II as its acting…
    Barry Smith, August 7, 2014
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    Concealed handguns

    On Sunday night, The Pit‘s new Durham restaurant fell victim to an armed robbery.  Thankfully, no one was seriously hurt, but it’s a terrible crime nonetheless. The Pit, like many businesses in North Carolina, has a “No Weapons” sign posted on its front door. Maybe it’s…
    Julie Tisdale, May 21, 2014