In the News: August 2010

August 2010

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"Unemployment issues linger in NC," Richmond Daily Journal, Aug. 31, http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/view/full_story/9339444/article-Unemploy...
(Alexandra Forter Sirota)

"NC panel analyzes health care reform," Daily Tar Heel, Aug. 31, http://www.dailytarheel.com/index.php/article/2010/08/nc_panel_analyzes_...
(Adam Searing quoted)

"Foreclosure segment," OPEN/net, Aug. 31, www.open-net.tv  
(Alfred Ripley interviewed)

"Real Jobs NC mailers omits mention of Republican wasteful spending," NC Independent, Aug. 31, http://www.americanindependent.com/real-jobs-nc-mailer-omits-mention-of-...
(Policy Watch cited)

"NC Civitas poll of Senate race conducted by Republican pollster," NC Independent, Aug. 30, http://www.americanindependent.com/nc-civitas-poll-of-senate-race-conduc...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"March in Greensboro, Nc calls for immigrant justice," Fight Back, Aug. 30, http://www.fightbacknews.org/2010/8/30/march-greensboro-nc-demands-end-f...
(Justice Center cited)

"Real Jobs NC targets Holliman, Underhill in new mailers," NC Independent, Aug. 30, http://www.americanindependent.com/nc-real-jobs-nc-targets-holliman-unde...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"Triad jobless rates drop in July," High Point Enterprise, Aug. 27, http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews/articleid/4448533
(Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)

"Alamance County unemployment decreases," Burlington Times-News, Aug. 27, http://www.thetimesnews.com/news/alamance-36441-county-decreases.html
(Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)

"Unemployment rate drops in 86 of North Carolina counties," Fox 8 Greensboro, Aug. 27, http://www.myfox8.com/news/wghp-story-unemployment-down-100827,0,3881750...
(Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)

NC County Commissioners hold annual mtg. – discuss new taxes and how to cover services with declining revenue, radio stations in Winston-Salem, Asheville, and Charlotte, Aug. 26, 2010, no link available.
(NC Policy Watch radio network story)

"Gov. Perdue takes heat for appointing PPD's Eshelman to UNCW board," Star-News Online, Aug. 26, http://watchdogs.blogs.starnewsonline.com/13016/gov-perdue-takes-heat-fo...
(Rob Schofield cited)

"The push to portray NC as the worst," Carrboro Citizen, Aug. 26, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2010/08/26/the-push-to-portray-n-c-a...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Extending middle class tax cuts would help NC's children," Macon County News, Aug. 26, http://www.maconnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10553...
(Edwin McLenaghan quoted)

"It's Official: Ross Leaving Davidson to Head UNC System," Davidson News, Aug. 26, http://davidsonnews.net/2010/08/26/its-official-ross-leaving-davidson-to...
(Justice Center cited)

"The Beat: The economic merry-go-round," Mountain XPress, Aug. 25, http://www.mountainx.com/news/2010/082510the-beat
(Alfred Ripley quoted)

"Home losses steady," Clay County Progress, Aug. 25, http://www.claycountyprogress.com/articles/2010/08/25/news/doc4c75652db4...
(Alfred Ripley quoted)

"Good work on jobs," News & Observer, Aug. 25, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/08/25/646084/good-work-on-jobs.html
(Alexandra Forter Sirota LTE)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Aug. 25, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)

"Perdue campaign fined 30K for private flight omissions," News 14 Carolina, Aug. 24, http://charlotte.news14.com/content/local_news/triangle/629611/perdue-ca...
(Chris Fitzsimon interviewed)

"In Depth: Foreclosure," News 14 Charlotte, Aug. 24, http://charlotte.news14.com/content/629616/in-depth--jeff-shaw--n-c--jus...
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)

"Lenoir County on record pace for foreclosures in 2010," Kinston Free Press, Aug. 24, http://www.enctoday.com/news/county-67728-kfpress-record-lenoir.html
(Alfred Ripley and Jeff Shaw quoted)

"The high cost of tax cuts," Charlotte Business Journal, Aug. 23, http://charlotte.bizjournals.com/charlotte/stories/2010/08/23/editorial2.html


(Edwin McLenaghan op-ed)

"North Carolina foreclosures expected to set record," Credit.com, Aug. 23, http://www.credit.com/news/credit-debt/2010-08-23/north-carolina-foreclo...
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Aug. 23, no link available. 
(Jeff Shaw segment)

"Foreclosures predicted to beat last year's record-setting number," Jacksonville Daily News, Aug. 23, http://www.enctoday.com/news/foreclosures-81835-jdn-bodycopyrag-number.html
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"Asheville area foreclosures at record levels," Asheville Citizen-Times, Aug. 22, http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20100822/NEWS/308220047
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"Foreclosure crisis won't be fixed until jobs return," Asheville Citizen-Times editorial, Aug. 22, http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20100822/OPINION01/308220006/1006
(Justice Center cited)

"Some want SBI from under state AG's office," NC News Network, Aug. 22, http://www.ncnn.com/content/view/6272/26/
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"NC jobless rate falls to 9.8 percent," Durham Herald-Sun, Aug. 21, http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/9228946/article-N-C--jobless-ra...
(Justice Center cited)

"Area foreclosures on pace to break last year's record," Wilmington Star-News, Aug. 21, http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20100821/ARTICLES/100829926/-1/spo...
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"WakeMed begins $87m cost-cutting effort," News & Observer, Aug. 21, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/08/21/638448/wakemed-begins-cost-cuttin...
(Adam Linker quoted)

"Election results from 1994 provide a sobering reminder to North Carolinians," Richmond County Journal, Aug. 20, http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/view/full_story_home/9210470/article-Ele...
(Rob Schofield column)

"Wake County School Board Chairman contradicts himself," NC Independent, Aug. 20, http://www.americanindependent.com/nc-wake-county-school-board-chairman-...
(Health Access Coalition cited)

"Guilford County 3rd in Foreclosures," Guilford County Northwest Observer, Aug. 20, http://www.nwobserver.com/articles/2010/08/20/news/doc4c6d6b7a3a78495690...
(Justice Center cited)

"Blue Cross: some will get big rate hikes," Charlotte Observer, Aug. 19, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/08/20/1632869/blue-cross-some-will...
(Adam Linker quoted)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Aug. 19, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)

"Insurer seeks steeper rates," News & Observer, Aug. 19, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/08/20/636931/insurer-seeks-steeper-rate...
(Adam Linker quoted)

"North Carolina foreclosures near record, but tide may be turning," AOL.com Housing Watch, Aug. 19, http://www.housingwatch.com/2010/08/19/north-carolina-foreclosures-near-...
(Carlene McNulty quoted)

"UNCW students can opt out of abortion coverage in school health insurance," Star-News, Aug. 19, http://pulse.blogs.starnewsonline.com/11070/uncw-students-can-opt-out-of...
(Policy Watch cited)

"GSIW accuses private school supporters of making false statements about school system," News & Observer WakeEd blog, Aug. 18, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/wakeed/gsiw-accuses-private-school-support...
(Rob Schofield cited)

"North Carolina on pace for record forecosures in 2010," Wilmington Journal, Aug. 18, http://www.wilmingtonjournal.com/News/article/article.asp?NewsID=104852&...

 

"NC foreclosures expected to climb this year," North Carolina News Network, Aug. 18, http://www.ncnn.com/content/view/6262/26/
(Justice Center cited)

"NC 527 begins ad buy fueled by powerful conservative players," NC Independent, Aug. 18, http://www.americanindependent.com/north-carolina-527-begins-ad-buy-fuel...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

Political watchdog Joe Sinsheimer on the SBI crime lab and what it means for the justice system, radio stations in Winston-Salem, Asheville, and Charlotte, Aug. 18, 2010, no link available.
(NC Policy Watch radio network story)

"Record time for foreclosures in Lee County," Sanford Herald, Aug. 18, http://sanfordherald.com/view/full_story/9177887/article-Record-time-for...
(Justice Center cited)

"Buncombe ranks 8th in foreclosures," Mountain XPress, Aug. 17, http://www.mountainx.com/blogwire/2010/buncombe_ranks_eighth_in_foreclos...
(Alfred Ripley quoted)

"North Carolina on pace to set new foreclosure record," News 14 Carolina, Aug. 17, http://charlotte.news14.com/content/local_news/triangle/629375/north-car...
(Rochelle Sparko interviewed)

"6 counties in east on pace to set record foreclosure filings," WNCT Greensboro, Aug. 17, http://sanfordherald.com/view/full_story/9177887/article-Record-time-for...
(Alfred Ripley quoted, Justice Center cited)

"Foreclosure Filings Higher," Winston-Salem Journal, Aug. 17, http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2010/aug/17/foreclosure-filings-higher/
(Justice Center cited)

"Foreclosures may set record," Greensboro News-Record, Aug. 17, http://www.news-record.com/content/2010/08/16/article/foreclosures_may_s...
(Justice Center cited)

"Foreclosures on the rise in Beaufort County," Washington Daily News, Aug. 17, http://www.wdnweb.com/articles/2010/08/17/news/doc4c69bc82b44b3794370700...
(Jeff Shaw quoted, Justice Center cited)

"Foreclosure segment," 94.5 FM in Greensboro, Aug. 16, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"Students losing the race to fill the racial achievement gap," Durham Herald-Sun, Aug. 16, http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/9167042/article-STUDENTS-LOSING...
(Justice Center cited)

"Cumberland among state's top counties for foreclosures," Fayetteville Observer, Aug. 16, http://www.fayobserver.com/articles/2010/08/16/1022043?sac=Bus
(Alfred Ripley quoted)

"Report: state on record pace for foreclosures," Fox 8 TV Greensboro, Aug. 16, http://www.myfox8.com/news/wghp-story-report-foreclosures-100816,0,32562...
(Alfred Ripley quoted)

"North Carolina Foreclosures Growing at Record Pace," Real Estate Radio USA, Aug. 16, http://www.realestateradiousa.com/2010/08/16/north-carolina-foreclosures...
(Justice Center cited, Alfred Ripley quoted)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Aug. 16, no link available. 
(Jeff Shaw segment)

"Arguing about the popularity of Wake's diversity policy," News & Observer WakeEd blog, Aug. 15, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/wakeed/arguing-about-the-popularity-of-wak...
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)

"Is the worst yet to come?" Enquirer Journal, Aug. 14, http://www.enquirerjournal.com/view/full_story/9142080/article-Is-the-wo...
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"GOP, Dems can agree: tax rates are historically low," Franklin Press, Aug. 13, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw column)

"GOP, Dems can agree: tax rates are historically low," Richmond Daily Journal, Aug. 13, http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/view/full_story_home/9114341/article-GOP...
(Jeff Shaw column)

"Ken Eudy: From Journalist to Power Broker," Wilmington Star-News, Aug. 13, http://headlines.blogs.starnewsonline.com/12505/ken-eudy-from-journalist...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Aug. 13, no link available. (Rob Schofield segment)

"Why government should pay now to avoid paying later," Richmond Daily Journal, Aug. 12, http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/view/full_story_home/9097489/article-Why...
(Rob Schofield column)

"Schools feud on the air follows familiar themes," News & Observer, Aug. 12, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/08/13/626831/schools-feud-on-the-air-fo...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"No evidence of death penalty discrimination," Carrboro Citizen, Aug. 12, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2010/08/12/no-evidence-of-death-pena...
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)

"Area home sales show huge drop in July," Wilmington Star-News, Aug. 12, http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20100812/ARTICLES/100819866/1004
(Justice Center cited)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," The Tribune (Elkin, NC), Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," Alleghany News (Sparta, NC), Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," Home News (Marshville, NC), Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," Coastland Times (Manteo, NC), Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," WAYN-AM, Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," WAGY-AM, Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," WRVA-FM, Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," WRDU-FM, Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," WDUR-AM, Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," WDCG-FM, Aug. 12, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"NC group offers perspective on federal tax rates," Public News Service, Aug. 12, http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/15422-1
(Jeff Shaw quoted)

"Shuler's campaign questions validity of recent poll," NC Independent, Aug. 11, http://www.americanindependent.com/nc-shulers-campaign-questions-validit...
(Rob Schofield cited)

"Estate tax," Durham Herald-Sun, Aug. 10, http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/9054074/article-August-10--2010...
(LTE citing Jeff Shaw)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Aug. 9, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw segment)

"Lots of misinformation on the stimulus," Southern Pines Pilot, Aug. 8, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/aug/08/lots-of-misinformation-on-the-s...
(Edwin McLenaghan cited)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Aug. 6, no link available. (Rob Schofield segment)

"Endangered babies," Winston-Salem Journal op-ed, Aug. 5, http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2010/aug/06/endangered-babies/opinion/
(Justice Center cited)

"Big trouble could be on horizon for NC state budget," The Dispatch (Davidson County), Aug. 3, http://www.the-dispatch.com/article/20100803/ARTICLES/100809972/1005
(Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)

Congressman Walter Jones on FMAP funding and Afghanistan, radio stations in Winston-Salem, Asheville, and Charlotte, Aug. 3, 2010, no link available.
(NC Policy Watch radio network story)


"Estate tax key factor in creating jobs, prosperity," Durham Herald-Sun, Aug. 2, 2010, http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/8978810/article-Estate-tax-key-...
(Jeff Shaw column)

 

"John Tedesco, Rev. Barber to debate on NC Spin about school choice," Raleigh Examiner, Aug. 2, http://www.examiner.com/statehouse-in-raleigh/john-tedesco-and-rev-barbe...
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Aug. 2, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw segment)

"Hundreds march on North Carolina's state capitol in protest of Arizona's SB1070," Fight Back Newspaper, Aug. 1, http://www.fightbacknews.org/2010/8/1/hundreds-march-north-carolina-stat...
(Justice Center cited)

Also see clips from July 2010, June 2010, May 2010, April 2010, March 2010February 2010January 2010, December 2009, November 2009, September 2009, August 2009, July 2009, June 2009, May 2009, April 2009, March 2009, February 2009 and January 2009.