In the News: November 2010

November 2010
"Nonprofits brace for another round of cuts," News 14, Nov. 30, http://charlotte.news14.com/content/top_stories/633411/nonprofits-brace-...
(Alexandra Forter Sirota interviewed)
 
"Jobless stand to lose critical benefits," High Point Enterprise, Nov. 30, http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews/articleid/4703733
(Justice Center cited)
 
"Cabarrus, Rowan unemployment rates continue to decline," Independent Tribune, Nov. 30, http://www2.independenttribune.com/news/2010/nov/30/cabarrus-rowan-unemp...
(Policy Watch cited)
 
"WakeMed seeks UNC records," Durham Herald-Sun, Nov. 30, http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/10478291/article-WakeMed-seeks-...
(Adam Searing quoted)
"NC could face bill if congress balks at extending unemployment benefits," NC Independent, Nov. 29, http://www.americanindependent.com/158565/n-c-could-face-bill-if-congres...
"Safety net starting to weaken for the poor," High Point Enterprise, Nov. 29, http://www.hpe.com/view/full_story/10470048/article-Safety-net-starting-...
(Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)
"Easley's contradictions," Greenville Daily Reflector, Nov. 28, http://www.reflector.com/node/183600
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"State budget realities," Salisbury Post, Nov. 26, http://www.salisburypost.com/Opinion/112610-edit-fitzsimons-qcd
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"Poverty rate in Triad remainds about national level," High Point Enterprise, Nov. 28, http://www.hpe.com/view/full_story/10464755/article-Poverty-rate-in-Tria...
(Louisa Warren quoted)
"NC Dream Team: Undocumented and Unafraid," Independent Weekly, Nov. 24, http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/nc-dream-team-undocumented-and-unafraid...
(Jack Holtzman quoted)
"In Raleigh, rhetoric ends, reality begins," Southern Pines Pilot, Nov. 24, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/nov/24/raleigh-rhetoric-ends-and-reali...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"Temporary taxes and an improbably NC budget consensus," Charlotte Observer, Nov. 24, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/11/24/1861806/temporary-taxes-and-...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Nov. 24, no link available. 
(Jeff Shaw segment)
"NC foreclosure sales drop 42 percent," Charlotte Business Journal, Nov. 24, http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/news/2010/11/24/nc-foreclosure-sale...
(Justice Center cited)
"Coble on earmarks, tax cuts and Obamacare," Greensboro News & Record, Nov. 23, http://www.news-record.com/blog/54431/entry/105432
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)
"Poll asks about charter school gap," North Carolina News Network, Nov. 23, http://www.ncnn.com/content/view/6650/26/
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)
"Deep cuts on table in state," News & Observer, Nov. 23, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/11/23/820795/deep-cuts-on-table-in-stat...
(Rob Schofield quoted)
"Box holds ex-convicts captive," News & Observer, Nov. 22, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/11/22/818497/box-holds-ex-convicts-capt...
(Justice Center cited)
"State expected to make deeper spending cuts," Fayetteville Observer, Nov. 22, http://fayobserver.com/articles/2010/11/22/1037675?sac=Local
(Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)
"The school facts should get in the way," Southern Pines Pilot, Nov. 21, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/nov/21/school-facts-should-get-way/
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"Analysts: expect more cuts in state government services in 2011-2," Fayetteville Observer, Nov. 19, http://www.fayobserver.com/articles/2010/11/19/1049322?sac=Home
(Louisa Warren interviewed)
"Exactly backwards," Greensboro News & Record, Nov. 19, http://www.news-record.com/blog/54431/entry/105115
(Louisa Warren quoted)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Nov. 19, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)
"Wilkes foreclosures on track for decrease," Wilkes Journal-Patriot, Nov. 19, http://www.journalpatriot.com/fullstory.asp?id=2726
(Bill Rowe & Jeff Shaw quoted)
"Groups want felony question removed from job applications," News & Observer, Nov. 18, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/11/18/811590/groups-want-felony-questio...
(Ajamu Dillahunt quoted)
"Nonprofits, social services in higher demand as budget cuts loom," Lumina News, Nov. 18, http://www.luminanews.com/article.asp?aid=7282&iid=247&sud=30
(Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Nov. 18, no link available. 
(Jeff Shaw and Edwin McLenaghan segment)
 

"Report critical of state school funding," Richmond Daily Journal, Nov. 18, http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/view/full_story/10356763/article-Report-...
(Matthew Ellinwood quoted)
"State to break foreclosure record this month," Garner News, Nov. 18, http://www.garnernews.net/view/full_story/10358944/article-State-to-brea...
(Jeff Shaw cited)
 
"Radio interview with Congressman Coble," Charlotte (WBT), and Asheville(WWNC) Nov. 18, no link available.
(NC Policy Watch cited)
"Radio interview with Congressman Coble," Winston-Salem (WSJS), Nov. 17, no link available.
(NC Policy Watch cited) 
The audio aired in Winston-Salem on Wednesday, November 17th. The story got air time in Charlotte and Asheville on Thursday the 18th.
"Report: NC at bottom on funding public schools," Charlotte Observer editorial, Nov. 17, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/11/18/1845649/report-nc-at-bottom-...
(Justice Center report by Matthew Ellinwood cited)
"Military shelters local market in state housing storm," ENC Today, Nov. 17, http://www.enctoday.com/news/market-84866-jdn-housing-counties.html
(Justice Center cited)
"NC public schools underfunded, lottery funds misspent," Tuckasgee Reader, Nov. 16, http://www.tuckreader.com/news/n-c-public-schools-underfunded-lottery-fu...
(Justice Center cited)

"Holes starting to show in state's human services safety net," Wilmington Star-News, Nov. 15, http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20101115/ARTICLES/101119759?Title=...
(Louisa Warren quoted)

"Budget segment," Lockwood Phillips radio show, Nov. 15, no link available.
(Alexandra Forter Sirota interviewed)
"Mapping out common good," Gaston Gazette, Nov. 15, http://www.gastongazette.com/articles/mapping-52624-doesn-policy.html
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)
"Bursting of housing bubble still claiming victims," Asheville Citizen-Times editorial, Nov. 15, http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20101115/OPINION01/311150007/1006
(Justice Center cited)
"By December, NC foreclosure filings should top record set in 2009," Asheville Citizen-Times, Nov. 15, http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20101115/NEWS/311150022/1003/ARCHIVES
(Jeff Shaw quoted)
"Lean times: the new normal," Charlotte Observer, Nov. 15, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/11/15/1839811/lean-times-the-new-n...
(Chris Fitzsimon + Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)
"NC policy meeting today at UNCW," Wilmington Star-News, Nov. 15, http://business.blogs.starnewsonline.com/11650/n-c-policy-meeting-today-...
(Louisa Warren, Alexandra Forter Sirota cited)
"Foreclosures on pace to set record," Salisbury Post, Nov. 14, http://www.salisburypost.com/News/111410-Foreclosure-rates-up-qcd
(Jeff Shaw quoted)
"Weekly Wrap," Fayetteville Observer, Nov. 13, http://www.fayobserver.com/articles/2010/11/13/1047548
(Justice Center cited)
"Turning back the clock in progress on criminal justice," Southern Pines Pilot, Nov. 12, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/nov/12/turning-back-the-clock-on-progr...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"Stam predicts first GOP NC budget will be hugely unpopular," NC Independent, Nov. 12, http://www.americanindependent.com/156306/stam-predicts-first-gop-state-...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Nov. 12, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)
"Craven foreclosures 36th of NC's 100 counties," ENC Today, Nov. 11, http://www.enctoday.com/news/craven-92252-nbsj-highest-counties.html
"Birth control could soon be free to insured women under new health care amendment," Daily Tar Heel, Nov. 10, http://www.dailytarheel.com/index.php/article/2010/11/birth_control_coul...
(Adam Searing cited)
"Troxler's Truculence," Independent Weekly, Nov. 10, http://www.indyweek.com/citizen/archives/2010/11/10/troxlers-truculence-...
(Rob Schofield cited)
"Foreclosures in NC surge 40 percent from a year ago," WRAL, Nov. 10, http://www.wral.com/business/story/8606370/
(Justice Center cited)
"NC to break foreclosure record," Blueridgenow.com, Nov. 10, http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20101110/ARTICLES/11101018/1042/news...
(Justice Center cited)
"Foreclosures high but not what projected," Franklin Times, Nov. 10, no link available.
(Justice Center cited)
"Foreclosure segment," WFSC Radio, Nov. 10, no link available.
(Justice Center cited)
"North Carolina on pace to break foreclosure record," News 14, Nov. 9, http://triad.news14.com/content/top_stories/632512/north-carolina-on-pac...
(Rochelle Sparko interviewed)
"Record foreclosures in 2010, but end in sight," WCHL, Nov. 9, http://www.wchl1360.com/details.html?id=16502
(Justice Center cited)
"Group forecasts record foreclosures in 2010," North Carolina News Network, Nov. 9, http://www.ncnn.com/content/view/6592/26/
(Bill Rowe cited)
"Foreclosure segment," WRGC Radio, Nov. 9, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)
"Group: NC to set record, topping 70K foreclosures," WSOC TV, Nov. 9, http://www.wsoctv.com/money/25682729/detail.html
(Justice Center cited)
"Brunswick, New Hanover foreclosure expected to be among highest in NC," News & Record, Nov. 9, http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20101109/ARTICLES/101109643/1177?T...
(Justice Center cited)
"More homeowners in NC face foreclosure,” Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 9, http://www2.journalnow.com/business/2010/nov/09/more-homeowners-in-nc-lo...
(Justice Center cited)
“Area foreclosures worse than in '09,” News & Observer, Nov. 9, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/11/09/790612/area-foreclosures-worse-th...
(Justice Center cited)
“Alamance County on record pace for foreclosures this year,” Burlington Times-News, Nov. 9, http://www.americanindependent.com/155381/north-carolina-to-break-forecl...
(Bill Rowe quoted)
“North Carolina to break foreclosure record this month, report says,” NC Independent, Nov 9, http://www.americanindependent.com/155381/north-carolina-to-break-forecl...
(Justice Center cited)
“NC GOP will have to balance fiscal, social issues,” Business Week, Nov. 9, http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9JC1L780.htm
(Adam Searing quoted)
"Group: NC to set record, topping 70K foreclosures," Business Week, Nov. 8, http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9JC6I100.htm
(Justice Center cited)
"Group projects NC foreclosures will top 70,000 in 2010," Washington Examiner, Nov. 8, http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/breaking/group-projects-nc-foreclosure...
(Justice Center cited)
"New Hanover, Brunswick, among top 10 counties facing foreclosure," WECT TV 6, Nov. 8, http://www.wect.com/Global/story.asp?S=13465986
(Justice Center cited)
"Group: NC to set record, topping 70K foreclosures," WBTV, Nov. 8, http://www.wbtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=13465493
(Bill Rowe cited)
"Group projects NC foreclosures will top 70,000 in 2010," Associated Press, Nov. 8, http://www.canadianbusiness.com/markets/market_news/article.jsp?content=...
(Justice Center cited)
"Foreclosure segment," WPTF evening news with Brian Davis, Nov. 8, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)
"Foreclosure segment," WUNC with Leoneda Inge, Nov. 8, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)
“As some NC Republicans talk of closing budget gap, redistricting, other colleagues want more,” Canadian Business, Nov. 8, http://www.canadianbusiness.com/markets/market_news/article.jsp?content=...
(Adam Searing quoted)
“Report: NC to shatter foreclosure record with a month to spare,” Triangle Business Journal, Nov. 8, http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/blog/2010/11/report-nc-on-record-for...
(Bill Rowe quoted)
 
“Brunswick, New Hanover among worst counties for foreclosure,” Wilmington Star-News, Nov. 8, http://business.blogs.starnewsonline.com/11540/brunswick-new-hanover-amo...
(Jeff Shaw cited)
 
“Projection: North Carolina to break foreclosure record,” Triad Business Journal, Nov. 8, http://www.bizjournals.com/triad/news/2010/11/08/projection-nc-to-break-...
(Justice Center cited)
 
“Triangle foreclosure filings to set record, housing group forecasts,” WRAL, Nov. 8, http://www.wral.com/business/story/8589208/
(Justice Center cited)
 
 
“Republicans have to balance issues in Raleigh,” Salisbury Post, Nov. 8, http://www.salisburypost.com/News/110810-w-capital-letter-qcd
(Adam Searing interviewed)
 
One-hour segment, "People in Politics" on WPTF, Nov. 7, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)
 
“NC GOP has clout to enact its agenda,” Charlotte Observer, Nov. 7, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/11/07/1818858/gop-has-muscle-to-en...
(Also ran in News & Observer, Chris Fitzsimon interviewed)
 
“Panel discusses what's next for GOP controlled legislature,” NBC 17, Nov. 6, http://www2.nbc17.com/news/2010/nov/06/panel-discusses-whats-next-gop-co...
(Chris Fitzsimon interviewed)
 
"More 'blind allegiance' needed in Congress," News & Record, Nov. 6, http://www.news-record.com/content/2010/11/05/article/more_blind_allegia...
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)
 
“This year's election was primarily an expression of anger,” Southern Pines Pilot, Nov. 5, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/nov/05/this-years-election-was-primari...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Nov. 5, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Nov. 4, no link available. 
(Jeff Shaw segment)
 
“No time to quit,” Carrboro Citizen, Nov. 4, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2010/11/04/no-time-to-quit/
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
“Black voters helped Cumberland Democrats dominate,” Fayetteville Observer, Nov. 4, http://www.fayobserver.com/articles/2010/11/04/1045169?sac=Home
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)
 
“Celebrating the struggle,” Carrboro Citizen, Nov. 4, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2010/11/04/celebrating-the-struggle/
(Justice Center cited)
 
“Burr 'breaks curse' with re-election win,” Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 3, http://www2.journalnow.com/news/2010/nov/03/burr-breaks-curse-with-re-el...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)
 
"NC analysts vary on why GOP won control of General Assembly," NC Independent, Nov. 3, http://www.americanindependent.com/154379/nc-analysts-vary-on-why-the-go...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"Working families segment," State of Things on WUNC, Nov. 3, no link available.
(Louisa Warren interviewed)
"Election segment," WPTF morning news with Brian Freeman, Nov. 3, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)
"Election segment," Bill LuMaye show on WPTF, Nov. 2, http://billlumaye.blogspot.com/2010/11/who-take-house-fitzsimon-gives-hi...
(Chris Fitzsimon interviewed)
"Election segment," Rick and Donna Martinez show, WPTF, Nov. 2, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)
"Election segment," WPTF evening news with Brian Freeman, Nov. 2, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)
"Republicans predicting easy victory," ABC 11, Nov. 1, http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=7759064.
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)