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    NBA vs. NFL

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Chris Hayes | Tagged , , ,

    So let me get this straight, Rush Limbaugh isn't acceptable as a small piece of an ownership group for a National Football League team, but  this guy is allowed to own an NBA team and nobody says a word? Los Angeles Clippers owner and real estate mogul Donald T. Sterling has agreed to pay a […]

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    The Raleigh Clothing Police are out for Cabbies

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Chris Hayes | Tagged , ,

    This has to be one of the dumbest things I've seen in a very, very long time.  There is now a dress code for cab drivers in Raleigh.  Seriously. Short shorts, miniskirts, short dresses, T-shirts, tank-tops and flip-flops can no longer be worn by cab drivers under a dress code the Raleigh City Council approved […]

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    More Problems For Incentives In NC

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Chad Adams | Tagged , , , ,

    It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone, although it still does somehow, that incentives aren't really working.  After the Parton fiasco, the Dell dilemma and the horrific performance of dozens of local and state incentive giveaways we now have a group saying that even GoldenLeaf (yeah, I'm trying to keep a straight face too) […]

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    Final 8!

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Chris Hayes | Tagged

    We're down to the final 8 of the Bad Bill of the Year tournament. The matchups keep getting tougher as the bills keep getting worse. Vote now!

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    Easley Election Hearing Thought

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Chad Adams | Tagged , , ,

    Ok, so the week's drama in North Carolina came to a close with Easley's campaign being fined $100k and the state democratic party fined $9k.  The case will be turned over to the Wake County DA for possible prosecution.  But more drama awaits in the form of the Federal Grand Jury.  As this compelling drama […]