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    Powerful physician testimony on problems in primary care

    MedicalEconomics.com published an article which featured powerful insight concerning the problems with primary care. One of the physicians sees direct primary care as a solution which is free from many of the burdens that cause primary care physician burnout: Primary care is dying because burdens are too…
    Jordan Roberts, April 4, 2019
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    Is Mark Walker ‘Public Official A’ in NC GOP indictment?

    Surely by now you’ve heard that N.C. Republican Party Chairman Robin Hayes, political donor Greg Lindberg of Durham and two others have been indicted on charges of wire fraud, bribery, and making false statements to law enforcement agents as part of a scheme to influence Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey…
    Sam Hieb, April 3, 2019
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    Re: Panthers’ move to S.C

    Maybe it’s me–granted every day is a brand new news cycle in the age of Trump—but the Carolina Panthers’ plans to take advantage of proposed tax breaks in South Carolina isn’t getting the media coverage it should. I think I know why—Panthers owner David Tepper has said he is committed…
    Sam Hieb, March 29, 2019
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    James Comey speaks in Charlotte

    Controversial former FBI director James Comey was in Charlotte speaking at the Belk Theater at an event hosted by the Learning Society of Queens University. Here’s the Charlotte Observer write-up. Here’s what jumped out at me: In a talk that centered on abstract concepts of leadership and the future…
    Sam Hieb, March 27, 2019
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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