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From Pew: Millennials and Education

Millennials are the nation’s most educated generation in history in terms of finishing college. But despite the stereotype that today’s recent college graduates are largely underemployed, the data show that this generation of college grads earns more than ones that … Continue reading

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Like phones and electricity, everyone will require broadband access in 21st century

From Brookings  Over the last five years, the concept of the technology-driven “smart city” has captured the imagination of public, private, and nonprofit leaders alike. Yet for the rapid rise in interest, smart city deployments have failed to meet both … Continue reading

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Pew Charitable Trusts: 2014 State of the News Media

  In many ways, 2013 and early 2014 brought a level of energy to the news industry not seen for a long time. Even as challenges of the past several years continue and new ones emerge, the activities this year … Continue reading

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21st Century Public Transit

This is what fantasy plans for 21st century public transit should look like

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Innovation, Economic Development, Technology, Renewable Energy

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A new bathroom. Furloughs.Contingencies: What if ?

What if Governor Pat McCrory and Secretary Aldona Wos (Dept. of Health and Human Services) really don’t understand the complex formulas and regulations that intertwine federal and state dollars at the state’s largest department, DHHS? What if Wos and McCrory … Continue reading

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McCrory, Media and Mayhem: Behind Closed Doors

Last week the Governor invited select radio and television news directors to a closed door (no camera) session where he sought to enlist their support in “positive news” about state government. Two cabinet secretaries, whose departments have provided a non … Continue reading

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