Pete's Prep: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

  • WRAL TV: "Federal investigators have determined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill violated the law for years by inaccurately reporting the amount of crime on campus, including not warning students early on about potential safety threats."
  • NC Civitas: "The N&O this weekend published an editorial declaring that North Carolina’s corporate income tax cuts are “not working.” The article, however, is chock full of misleading rhetoric and just plain bad economics.
  • Asheville Citizen-Times: "The last of five people sentenced in August in connection to a federal investigation into Buncombe County corruption has reported to prison. Joe Wiseman, a Georgia engineer and longtime contractor with the county, was sentenced to 37 months after pleading guilty earlier this year to conspiracy to commit honest services fraud."
  • Ashvegas: "Layoffs and consolidation await the Asheville Citizen-Times staff, who will soon be under new management after last week’s acceptance of a mega-merger acquisition deal between the newspaper’s corporate owner, Gannett, and the investment company that owns GateHouse Media."
  • Legal Insurrection: "Embroiled in #FartGate Controversy, Rep. Eric Swalwell Denies Farting on Live TV"
  • National Review: "Chick-fil-A to End Donations to Christian Charities after LGBT Backlash."
  • Institute of Family Studies: "Black students are more likely to get in trouble in school and to end up suspended, compared to white students. This racial disparity in school discipline is both a cause and consequence of enduring racial inequality in America."
  • WLOS-TV: "Cam Newton’s future in Carolina will depend on how well he recovers from a foot injury. Panthers owner David Tepper said in a meeting with reporters Monday the organization won’t decide on Newton’s long-term future until after they determine if the quarterback has fully healed from a Lisfranc injury in his left foot, one that resulted in him being placed on injured reserve earlier this season."

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