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    Federal lunch regulations loosened

    Megan Trimble of U.S. News and World Report details one small victory against the nanny state. Students everywhere are likely to rejoice. The Trump administration has officially rolled back Obama-era lunch guidelines that promoted heightened nutrition standards for the national school lunch program. The Healthy, Hunger-Free…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2018
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    Warren faces steep hurdle of her own construction

    Jonathan Tobin explains at National Review Online how U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s potential presidential bid already faces a formidable challenge. Senator Elizabeth Warren thought she was solving a problem that presented a clear obstacle to her presidential ambitions. But it turns out that taking a DNA test to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on recommendations from the N.C. House’s school safety committee. John Hood’s Daily Journal focuses on the importance of taking time to broaden your mind.
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2018
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    “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

    A topical tweet by David Burge:  …
    Jon Guze, December 9, 2018
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    About those “Consent Videos”

    Lyman Stone retweeted this thread:…
    Jon Guze, December 7, 2018
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    Split N.C. Supreme Court reverses decision in tobacco acquisition fight

    The N.C. Supreme Court has voted, 4-3, to overrule a state Appeals Court ruling in a court fight involving British American Tobacco and Reynolds American’s $29.25 billion takeover of Lorillard. The high court’s ruling means opponents of the tobacco megadeal cannot pursue a claim that BAT violated a fiduciary duty…
    Mitch Kokai, December 7, 2018
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    A glimpse into education school curriculum

    Notice that the paper must be on a “social justice issue related to education” and that she has already determined that the conservative “Congress man” is “basically someone who is working against public education.”…
    Terry Stoops, December 7, 2018
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    N.C. Supreme Court sides with physical therapy board in fight over ‘dry needling’

    A unanimous N.C. Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling favoring the state’s physical therapy board in a fight over regulation of “dry needling.” The ruling means that N.C. physical therapists can provide dry needling treatment. The 7-0 decision affirms the N.C. Business Court’s August 2017 ruling that the…
    Mitch Kokai, December 7, 2018