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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the federal CARES Act’s impact on local school district flexibility. The Daily Journal examines the Wake County sheriff’s promise of “kind,” “polite” enforcement of the county’s stay-at-home order.
    Mitch Kokai, March 31, 2020
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    We Need To Clarify Whether Ammo Sales as “Essential Services”

    On Tuesday, March 24, Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker announced his office was suspending all pistol permit and concealed-carry services. However, as JLF’s Jon Sanders writes in his recent research brief, Baker does not have the authority to make that decision. Sanders writes: There’s a big problem with this announcement: Baker…
    Brenee Goforth, March 30, 2020
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    Raleigh restaurants, before and after the shutdown order

    Here are several Raleigh establishments' Instagram notifications before and after the governor's shutdown order. Their communications to patrons and friends offer a snapshot of an extraordinary time. They offer a picture of the very difficult choices being faced by restaurant owners everywhere.
    Jon Sanders, March 30, 2020
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    Mecklenburg health director slams Charlotte’s lack of social distancing

    It was a beautiful morning yesterday, and I got out on my bike to take a little spin. I saw more than a few people know; some I just buzzed right by with a quick wave; I stopped for a quick chat with another couple, making sure to keep my…
    Sam Hieb, March 30, 2020
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    How far will your federal coronavirus payment go?

    For some people, there is never enough money. A writer for a policy group on the left grouses this time about the paltriness of federal payments to taxpayers by deliberately understating the amount of money a family could receive and overstating the costs to be borne. Some money is better…
    Joseph Coletti, March 30, 2020
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    Martin Center highlights conversation with UNC-CH chancellor

    Shannon Watkins of the Martin Center posts the transcript of a recent interview with the top officer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz. In your view, what is the primary purpose of higher education and how does UNC-Chapel Hill pursue that mission? Our…
    Mitch Kokai, March 30, 2020
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    After the love is gone, Elizabeth Warren’s still wrong

    Christine Rosen of Commentary reviews mainstream media outlets’ quixotic attempt to sell Sen. Elizabeth Warren to the voting public. So favorable was the coverage of Warren in the early months of her campaign that supporters of Bernie Sanders felt shortchanged. The progressive magazine In These Times was so…
    Mitch Kokai, March 30, 2020