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    Barron’s cover story explains how adult kids limit retirement options

    Reshmia Kapadia writes for Barron’s about a growing threat to retirement savings. Parents have long tried to set up their children for success, but today that assistance is costing ever more, and lasting far longer. The cost of a four-year private college averages $48,500 a year, double what…
    Mitch Kokai, March 25, 2019
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    New Guilford County sheriff’s headquarters for new Guilford County sheriff

    Guilford County Board of Commissioners have approved a new headquarters for Sheriff Danny Rogers and his staff, at a cost of $12 million. Funding will come through the sale of two-thirds bonds. The Rhino reports: In the discussion preceding the vote, Guilford County Sheriff Danny Rogers spoke on…
    Sam Hieb, March 22, 2019
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    Greensboro #1 for 2Q strongest jobs outlook

    I had the TV on in the background and just happened to hear “Greensboro NC” on Varney & Co. So what’s going on? According to Manpower’s employer survey, Greensboro tops of the list of metro areas with the strongest jobs out look for the second quarter of 2019.
    Sam Hieb, March 20, 2019
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    Because the court-packing idea worked so well for FDR?

    Kevin Daley of the Daily Caller reports on a dubious proposal linked to Democratic presidential contenders. A growing number of Democratic presidential candidates are entertaining a push to add seats to the Supreme Court, as Republican success at filling the courts with judicial conservatives has infuriated progressive voters.
    Mitch Kokai, March 20, 2019
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    Re: Bill to overturn Guilford County’s public notice pilot program

    Greensboro News & Record and Rhino Times cover the bill co-sponsored by state Sens. Gladys Robinson and Michael Garrett to repeal the Guilford County a pilot program that allowed local governments, businesses and private citizens to meet public notice requirements by only having those notices posted on…
    Sam Hieb, March 19, 2019
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    Raleigh’s MLS stadium dream still alive

    News & Observer reports Raleigh’s dream of landing a Major League Soccer franchise—complete with a brand-new stadium—is still alive: Prolific Raleigh developer John Kane and North Carolina Football Club owner Steve Malik are now pitching an alternative location for a downtown sports stadium in Raleigh. Malik, in an interview…
    Sam Hieb, March 18, 2019
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    Re: Tillis’ backbone

    I probably don’t need to tell you that the News & Observer is–shall we say—disappointed in Sen. Thom Tillis’ decision to support President Trump’s national emergency declaration after stating in the Washington Post last month that “it is my responsibility to be a steward of the Article I branch,…
    Sam Hieb, March 15, 2019
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    Re: College admissions scandal hits Wake Forest

    As my colleague, Terry Stoops relayed yesterday, the national  “pay for admission” scandal at some of the country’s elite universities that has  shocked and appalled so many of us appears to have hit close to home. Wake Forest University President reacted today with this email sent to supporters and…
    Becki Gray, March 13, 2019