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Tag Archives: North Carolina

Wiretap: Welcome to the Dreamers Show, as hosted by one Donald Trump

In an effort to show he was not the unfit leader portrayed in “Fire and Fury,” Donald Trump let the world watch his sort-of negotiation […]...

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January 10, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Trump’s posse, Obamacare’s boost and the problem with North Carolina

Grab ’em by the posse For those thinking that Paul Ryan and the Republican Congress are going to have their way with Donald Trump, they […]...

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December 22, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Chemical weapons, bathroom laws and Trump’s big lie about maternal leave

False accusation Donald Trump, at daughter Ivanka Trump’s urging, is showing his soft side by proposing paid maternal leave (no paternal leave; maybe because he’s […]...

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September 14, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Trans-rights fight shows GOP’s desperation

Last stand The transgender fight in North Carolina is more than just a fight over who uses which bathroom. It also shows the desperate state […]...

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May 11, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: The GOP’s civil war goes to the bathroom

Bathroom wars The North Carolina bathroom law has provoked a GOP civil war between social conservatives and big business. The problem for Republicans is that […]...

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April 14, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Can Bruce Springsteen beat North Carolina’s anti-LGBTQ laws

The Boss We know that Bruce Springsteen canceled his North Carolina concert to protest the state’s new anti-LGBTQ laws. What’s harder to say is whether such protests work. […]...

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April 13, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: California passes a $15 minimum wage. Now what?

Go big It looks like California is volunteering to become a statewide laboratory on minimum-wage economics. A deal has been made to raise the wage […]...

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March 29, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Trumping North Carolina’s same-sex marriage rule

Religious liberty In North Carolina, they a passed law saying that government officials could refuse to marry same-sex couples if it offended their religious sensibilities. […]...

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June 4, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

North Carolina’s extends voting hours — in some counties

he state Board of Elections voted to keep polls open 45 minutes in Robeson County, but not in Johnston and Lincoln counties who allegedly also ran short on ballots for voters....

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November 4, 2014 Just In
Aspen Ideas Fest audience decides natural gas boom doing more harm than good

Aspen Ideas Fest audience decides natural gas boom doing more harm than good

ASPEN — After an Oxford-style debate Sunday night, environmental attorneys Deborah Goldberg and Katherine Hudson convinced 15 percent of the audience here to change their minds about hydraulic fracturing. Before the debate, only 38 percent of the audience agreed that...

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July 3, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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The Home Front: In Colorado, woman jailed for charging a phone. Critics say police ‘penalize the homeless’

“Gaya Jenkins missed her bus. She was headed to Denver, to receive treatment for cancer, but now she would have to catch a later ride,” […]

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