• Monday numbers

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    Monday, July 25, 2016

    4—number of days since NBA officials announced that the league was moving the 2017 all-star game out of Charlotte because of HB2, the sweeping anti-LGBT law passed by the General Assembly March 23rd and signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory the same day (“NBA Statement Regarding 2017 NBA All-Star Game, NBA.com, July 21, 2016) ...

Accountability for NC virtual charter operators back in the spotlight after California forces K12 Inc. to pay $168.5 million settlement

Bill Cobey, chairman of North Carolina’s State Board of Education, has heard all about K12 Inc.’s California settlement, a purported $168.5 million pact with the state’s attorney general amid long-running allegations that the for-profit virtual charter school operator inflated student test scores and attendance to drain more cash from public coffers.

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Dissecting the McCrory administration’s defense of the new state coal ash law

A detailed look at what DEQ officials claim and what they leave out in their new video

The state’s coal ash crisis is under control.

That’s what the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality wants viewers to believe, in a recently released a five-and-a-half minute video on the agency’s website and YouTube channel.

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Run or retain – Justices to decide how they keep their seats

Six justices of the state Supreme Court will hear argument this morning in a case that just might determine their own judicial destinies, considering in Faires v. State Board of Elections whether a new law subjecting them to an up-or-down approval vote at the end of their eight-year terms – as opposed to a contested election against a challenger – satisfies the constitutional mandate that justices in North Carolina be “elected.”

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Monday numbers

4---number of days since NBA officials announced that the league was moving the 2017 all-star game out of Charlotte because of HB2, the sweeping anti-LGBT law passed by the General Assembly March 23rd and signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory the same day (“NBA Statement Regarding 2017 NBA All-Star Game, NBA.com, July 21, 2016)

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Posterized

Dissecting the McCrory administration’s defense of the new state coal ash law

A detailed look at what DEQ officials claim and what they leave out in their new video

The state’s coal ash crisis is under control.

That’s what the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality wants viewers to believe, in a recently released a five-and-a-half minute video on the agency’s website and YouTube channel.

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Monday numbers

4---number of days since NBA officials announced that the league was moving the 2017 all-star game out of Charlotte because of HB2, the sweeping anti-LGBT law passed by the General Assembly March 23rd and signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory the same day (“NBA Statement Regarding 2017 NBA All-Star Game, NBA.com, July 21, 2016)

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Posterized