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    "Largely White" Crowd at Rubio Rally Actually Included Many Latinos

    Posted in Miscellaneous By demidowdy

    As Civitas’ Jim Tynen reported last month, Reuters inaccurately reported that Donald Trump’s event at Dorton Arena was shut down by protesters, and now the News and Observer has reported on the Marco Rubio rally held in Raleigh on Saturday, and they’ve gotten it very wrong again.

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    The Whole Story About UNC Faculty Raises (Or the Supposed Lack Thereof)

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , ,

    By Jay Schalin Pity the UNC system faculty, who have only gotten one across-the-board raise in the last four years, and whose average wages have not risen since 2009. Throw in a Republican legislature, a Republican-majority Board of Governors, and a “behind closed door” raise for many of the system’s top administrators, and you have […]

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    Thanks for a Great 2015 – See You in 2016!

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Brian Balfour

    Civitas will be on a short break over the Holiday season, but look for us to be back and better than ever in 2016.

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    Gov. Pat McCrory Ends SEIU Taxpayer Subsidy

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By demidowdy

    Governor Pat McCrory today signed an executive order that will save North Carolina taxpayers an estimated $425,000 subsidy in worker productivity by eliminating paid leave for SEANC officers and delegates to attend the SEANC annual convention. Read the entire language of the executive order: McCrory EO 84 State Employee Fairness Initiative

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    New UNC System Report Says 'We Cheat'

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By Jim Tynen

    By Jay Schalin The recruitment of athletes with extremely weaker academic skills than the rest of the student population means that the system is knowingly corrupt from the start. Otherwise many athletes in the revenue-producing sports (and a few others such as track and baseball) could not possibly maintain eligibility without skirting the rules. Such […]

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