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As a prelude to Tuesday’s elections, Chris Fitzsimon gives some interesting facts and figures about Wake County schools in his latest “Monday numbers.”

Rob Schofield pays tribute to those receiving awards at Thursday’s Defenders of Justice Awards in his commentary “Five causes for optimism.” Some tickets may still be available for this event. Click here or call the Justice Center at 919-856-2570 if you would like to attend this event in Durham.

Progressive Voices commentator, Chase Foster makes a case for campaign finance reform by using HMO spending as an example of big industry’s political power in his commentary “Health care debate highlights need for campaign finance reform.

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  1. Louie

    October 6, 2009 at 2:30 pm

    hope someone for call for withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan at the dinner. Think of all the taxpayer money that would be freed up to pay for medical insurance for the jobless and others who lack it.

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