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A weekly, hour-long newsmagazine on North Carolina, Carolina Journal Radio is hosted by Donna Martinez and Mitch Kokai and features a diverse mix of guests and topics. Education reform, tax policy, the state legislature, affirmative action, air pollution, freedom of the press and the courts – these are just a few of the subjects that Carolina Journal Radio has tackled since the program began production in 2003.

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A weekly, hour-long newsmagazine on North Carolina, Carolina Journal Radio is hosted by Donna Martinez and Mitch Kokai and features a diverse mix of guests and topics. Education reform, tax policy, the state legislature, affirmative action, air pollution, freedom of the press and the courts – these are just a few of the subjects that Carolina Journal Radio has tackled since the program began production in 2003.

    Carolina Journal Radio No. 893: Lawsuit highlights concerns about N.C. Medicaid contract

    Carolina Journal Radio No. 893: Lawsuit highlights concerns about N.C. Medicaid contract

    A lawsuit has helped expose controversy surrounding a multimillion-dollar N.C. Medicaid contract. Donald van der Vaart, John Locke Foundation senior fellow, dissects the issue. He says evidence suggests that state regulators manipulated the bidding...

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    Carolina Journal Radio No. 892: Reopened schools will continue to face COVID-19 challenges

    Carolina Journal Radio No. 892: Reopened schools will continue to face COVID-19 challenges

    North Carolina’s public schools are expected to reopen for the fall, but they’ll face some changes linked to continuing concerns about COVID-19. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation vice president for research and resident scholar, analyzes state...

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    Carolina Journal Radio No. 891: COVID-19, protests affect N.C. election landscape

    Carolina Journal Radio No. 891: COVID-19, protests affect N.C. election landscape

    Candidates in North Carolina’s high-profile elections have been coping with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now they could face challenges linked to looting and riots that followed protests of the controversial Minneapolis police killing of George...

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    Carolina Journal Radio No. 890: Carolina Rebound offers ideas for post-COVID-19 K-12 education

    Carolina Journal Radio No. 890: Carolina Rebound offers ideas for post-COVID-19 K-12 education

    As North Carolina recovers from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the John Locke Foundation is offering help. The new Carolina Rebound project is designed to give policymakers ideas that will help the state recover as quickly and...

    • 47 min
    Carolina Journal Radio No. 889: Carolina Rebound offers tax, spending recommendations

    Carolina Journal Radio No. 889: Carolina Rebound offers tax, spending recommendations

    As North Carolina recovers from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the John Locke Foundation is offering help. The new Carolina Rebound project is designed to give policymakers ideas that will help the state recover as quickly and...

    • 47 min
    Carolina Journal Radio No. 888: COVID-19 pandemic draws new attention to telemedicine

    Carolina Journal Radio No. 888: COVID-19 pandemic draws new attention to telemedicine

    The COVID-19 pandemic has generated more attention for telemedicine. As more people access health care through their phones and computers, the John Locke Foundation and Brookings Institution have prepared a new telemedicine report. Co-author Jordan...

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