In the News: Nov. 2009

NOVEMBER 2009

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

"NC Justice Center: Nine eastern counties face 20 percent or higher poverty levels," WNCT TV, Nov. 30, http://www2.wnct.com/nct/news/local/article/nc_justice_center_9_eastern_...
(Justice Center cited)

"Ashe above state on poverty level," Jefferson Post, Nov. 29, http://www.jeffersonpost.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Ashe+above+st...
(Justice Center cited)

"McDowell's hard times not as hard as others," McDowell News-Herald, Nov. 29, http://www2.mcdowellnews.com/content/2009/nov/29/mcdowells-hard-times-no...
(Justice Center cited)

"Pitt County among state's poorest counties," Daily Reflector, Nov. 29, http://www.reflector.com/news/pitt-county-among-states-poorest-counties-...
(Justice Center cited)

"A double struggle for the poor in North Carolina," Durham News, Nov. 28, http://www.thedurhamnews.com/109/story/200206.html
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Poverty on a steady climb among county's families," Sanford Herald, Nov. 28, http://sanfordherald.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Poverty+on+a+stea...
(Justice Center cited)

"Lottery ad's tab: $10.9 million," News & Observer, Nov. 28, http://www.newsobserver.com/politics/story/213914.html
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted. Also ran in Charlotte Observer: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/local/story/1079875.html)

"Food agencies fret over short supplies," Laurinburg Exchange, Nov. 27, http://www.laurinburgexchange.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Food+age...
(Louisa Warren quoted)

"Poverty tightens its grip on NC," Morganton News Herald, Nov. 27, http://www2.morganton.com/content/2009/nov/27/poverty-tightens-its-grip-nc/
(Justice Center cited)

"18 NC counties experience high poverty levels," WWAY TV, Nov. 26, http://www.wwaytv3.com/18_nc_counties_experience_high_poverty_levels/11/...
(Justice Center cited)

"Putting a local face on the recession – and it isn’t pretty," Wilmington Star-News, Nov. 25, http://watchdogs.blogs.starnewsonline.com/10798/putting-a-local-face-on-...
(Justice Center cited, Meg Gray quoted)

"Report: Robeson is poorest county in NC," Fayetteville Observer, Nov. 25, http://www.fayobserver.com/Articles/2009/11/26/955657
Justice Center cited)

"Double struggle for the state's poor," Carrboro Citizen, Nov. 25, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2009/11/25/a-double-struggle-for-the...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Poverty data segment," North Carolina News Network, Nov. 25, http://www.ncnn.com/content/view/5221/26/
(Justice Center cited)

"Across the Region," Charlotte Observer, Nov. 25, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/local/story/1076359.html
(Justice Center poverty data cited)

"Report: In 18 North Carolina counties, 20 percent or more of residents living in poverty," Associated Press, run by WTKR Hampton Roads among other outlets, Nov. 25, http://www.wtkr.com/news/sns-ap-nc--povertylevels-nc,0,1395936.story
(Justice Center cited)

"Health care reform: better than you think," Independent Weekly, Nov. 25, http://www.indyweek.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A406180
(Adam Searing quoted)

"This Thanksgiving, it's a double struggle for the state's poor," The Pilot, Nov. 25, http://www.thepilot.com/stories/20091125/opinion/columns/20091125Standar...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Wataugans lag behind state income average," Mountain Times, Nov. 25, http://www2.mountaintimes.com/watauga_weekly/Wataugans_lag_behind_state_...
(Justice Center cited)

"NC investigating Blue Cross' robo-calls," Creative Loafing, Nov. 25, http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/theclog/2009/11/25/n-c-investigating-bl...
(Adam Searing cited)

"Fodd insecurity in North Carolina," WPTF mornings with Scott Fitzgerald, Nov. 24, http://wptfmornings.blogspot.com/2009/11/louisa-warren-north-carolina-ju...
(Louisa Warren interviewed)

"Hunger remains a growing problem," Richmond County Daily Journal, Nov. 24, http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Hunger+rem...
(Louisa Warren quoted)

"Stats on NC county income, poverty released," Asheville Citizen-Times, Nov. 24, http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20091124/POLITICS/91124028
(Justice Center, BTC cited)

"Golden LEAF's latest blend," News & Observer, Nov. 24, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/columnists_blogs/other_views/story/2...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"Lawmakers question Blue Cross calls, mailer," WRAL, Nov. 24, http://www.wral.com/news/state/story/6488466/
(Adam Searing quoted)

"Another round of federal medicine necessary for state," Durham Herald-Sun, Nov. 23, http://www.heraldsun.com/printer_friendly/4715987
(Rob Schofield column)

"Computer upgrade to delay extra jobless benefits," WRAL , Nov. 20, http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/6461667/
(Elaine Mejia quoted)

"No-bid DHHS contracts questioned, WRAL , Nov. 20, http://www.wral.com/news/local/wral_investigates/story/6467764/
(Adam Searing quoted)

"Buncombe County's Martin Nesbitt gains No. 2 spot in NC Senate," Asheville Citizen-Times, Nov. 18, http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20091118/NEWS01/911180326
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"Work & Family Balance segment," WRAL 101.5 FM, Nov. 16, no link available.
(Justice Center, Louisa Warren cited)

"United Way sponsors legislative briefing," Rocky Mount Telegram, Nov. 16, http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/news/community/united-way-sponsors-leg...
(Justice Center cited)

"Slumbering giant shows it still has a pulse," Greensboro News-Record, Nov. 15, http://www.news-record.com/content/2009/11/13/article/charles_davenport_...
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)

"The state has a mental problem," The Pilot, Nov. 14, http://www.thepilot.com/stories/20091115/opinion/columns/20091115State.html
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Time to Abolish the Death Penalty," The Pilot, Nov. 1, http://www.thepilot.com/stories/20091101/opinion/columns/20091101Penalty...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

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