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Pinehurst 2011: GAME OVER for Ginsey?

Moore County’s thrice-weekly Pulitzer Prize winning local newspaper endorsed the candidacies of Mark Parson and John Cashion for Pinehurst Village Council this week.  Incumbent mayor Ginsey Fallon, stepping down to run for a council seat this year, was overheard by one of my spies commenting on her candidacy being dismissed…

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Pinehurst 2011: candidate no-shows turn town hall forum into “The John Marcum Show”

Pinehurst mayoral candidate John Marcum says increasing public input into village decisions is a key point in his platform. “This current group in village government makes their decisions, then provides a limited opportunity for the public to comment,” Marcum said at a town hall forum Tuesday night, in front of…

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Bev Perdue, mistress of the art of budget-busting …

Madame Governor has apparently been reading the polls, which all show her losing to the former GOP mayor of Charlotte (who has yet to even announce his candidacy).  So, she is pulling out the big gun — the weapon of choice for any beleaguered liberal politician — MORE SPENDING: Republican…

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Bev Perdue: The JOBS governor ???

Seriously? She likes to call herself THAT? Gov. Bev Perdue, who likes to call herself the jobs governor, will get to talk about jobs some more. She has has been named to the National Governor’s Association’s Economic Development and Commerce Committee. The committee is chaired by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback…

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Audit raises questions about NC public schools’ use of federal stimulus money

Amid all of the leftist sobbing about mean Republicans cutting school budgets, causing teacher assistants to lose their jobs (and, of course, kids to get dumber), an audit of the state’s public schools’ handling of federal stimulus money is raising eyebrows: North Carolina’s public schools received $380 million in stimulus…