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North Carolina Justice Center, Raleigh, NC - Editor (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Virgin Galactic Crash, University of North Carolina "Shadow Curriculum" - Edelman Hot Crisis Shop

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If space tourism goes mainstream, at least among the 1%, and the University of North Carolina (UNC) continues recruiting top athletes, Edelman has two great case studies to write up.

The Light-House Speaker

The Presenter's Blog

As North Carolina debated its constitutional amendment against Marriage Equality and many employers, despite being believed to oppose the bill, stood silent, a businessman called Bob Page decided to speak out. Presenters like applause.

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Hey! Over HERE, Mister Dominos!

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

But it shattered my innocent Australian preconceptions of what North Carolinians were capable of. Aside from these two rogue pizza hillbillies, North Carolinians can be trusted around food preparation. Tags: Presentations Technique Technology deep fried turkey Dominos YouTube eye contact flammable turkey alert hillbillies North Carolina Patrick Doyle PR disaster management teleprompter I was pretty shocked by the Dominos YouTube incident.

Drudge Report - Close Race in 5 States

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In essence, President Obama delivered the same message in North Carolina. The Drudge Report has ramped up expectations that Donald Trump could win on Tuesday. That could encourage his supporters to vote, if they haven't already.

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A Clinton Administration - Will It Put SCOTUS, Job-Hunters On-Hold for 4 Years

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Senator from North Carolina, joins other U.S. A Hillary Clinton presidency could likely mean that the U.S. Supreme Court will remain with at least one vacancy. Maybe more. As Kathryn Rubino reports on Abovethelaw , Richard Barr, Republican U.S.

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Glenn Reynolds - He, of all people, should have known better

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

More recently, the protest against the alleged police abuse in Charlotte, North Carolina also became ugly. Protest is a sacred right in America. Sure, sometimes those push-backs can get out of hand. Among the early ones to turn violent was the Boston Tea Party by the American colonists.

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Campbell U Law School Sued for Alleged Racial Discrimination by Professor Amos Jones

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" He is the North Carolina Campbell University law professor who predicted that Donald Trump would be elected. You may recognize the name "Amos Jones." Now his name is associated with a lawsuit against his employer for alleged discrimination based on race.

Drudge Report & Daily Mail Take Break from Politics, Violence to Headline with Weather

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  is the Daily Mail's more general article which zeroes on the 8 inches of snow in Greensboro, North Carolina and the closing of snowy I-91 in Connecticut because of a 25-car pile-up. The Drudge Report's niche is politics.

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Joke Contest Results — State Slogans

Humor Power

North Dakota: Just like South Dakota, only higher up. North Carolina: Not South Carolina. South Carolina: Not North Carolina. Our State Slogans theme was inspired by long-time subscriber and funny guy Sol Morrison, Santa Barbara, California. New Joke contests are annonced on the first of each month. Look for the next contest on October 1, 2014. Here are the top lines selected by our panel of judges (speakers and improv players).

February Jobs Report - Those Left Behind.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" That North Carolina attorney moonlights driving for Uber. It's Some of us didn't need the February jobs report to know the economy is on an upswing. At least some parts of it. Of the 235, 000 new jobs created, 58,000 were in construction and 28,000 in manufacturing.

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Harvard Business School Plummets To 8th Place On Bloomberg Businessweek Rankings

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It won the one for the University of North Carolina after the outing of the "Shadow Curriculum" for athletes and for Virgin after the spacecraft crash.  Ranking is everything in the business and branding of academic education.

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Dave Mirra, 41, apparent sucide - How come so many young white men are running out of hope?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the time of his death he was visiting friends in North Carolina. David Mirra joins the growing number of gifted  young white men who ran out of hope. Mirra was 41 when he ended it with a bullet to the head.

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Cornelia June Miller - So, Who Says We All Have to Speak Well of the Dead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is a negative obituary published in the Cherokee Scout, based in North Carolina. Cornelia June Miller died. Convention has it that all should speak well of the dead. Right? Well, that tradition have been broken.

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Drudge Report - Is It Launching Disabled-Hillary Meme?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Part is to blare that Donald Trump is making significant progress in battleground states such as Nevada, Ohio, and North Carolina. Drudge Report sometimes hammers a point directly. Sometimes its approach is more Machiavellian indirect. Tonight's headline might be the latter. Essentially, this evening's headline is a double one. The other part is a developing story.

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"My Son The Lawyer" - That Could Soon Become "My Son The Bum"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He's a law professor at the University of North Carolina. Becoming a lawyer, Alfred Brophy tells Jennifer Smith at The Wall Street Journey, "isn't the path into the middle class that it once was." " Here is that article (sub. req.). Brophy should know.

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Jesse Bright, Lawyer AND Uber Driver

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In North Carolina, Jesse Bright was stopped by the police. That happens all the time, you think. The five police officers noticed that this Uber driver had picked up a fare from a known drug house. When they began to interrogate him he flipped on his recording device.

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Leaving New York, By Way of Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No, I couldn't just relocate to the more affordable Greensboro, North Carolina or Orlando, Florida. In 2014, 126,000 left New York City. That's what newgeography.com found. Probably  Probably for many of those, it was a soul-wrenching decision. After all, you can make the big money in the Big Apple. And, it has a mystique, just like Harvard, Elvis, and Vogue Magazine.

Freelancers: Sandy swept away our work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

An instant message came in from a former speechwriter who was pulling up stakes in North Carolina and relocating to Stamford, Connecticut to freelance in copywriting. Last week, we freelancers were flying high. 

If you speak with an accent, read this! Guest post by Sue Hershkowitz-Coore

Speak Schmeak

But I think it may be okay because my husband is from North Carolina - Thomasville - and he has said that I’m officially Southern, by marriage.

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Kathleen Huebner, et al. - Is Reaching Back Sign We've Become Closed Systems?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I also had the dump truck stop in North Carolina to pick up Lee Harrison and Philly to load Irene Nunn. Father, forgive me, at age 69, I should have known to steer clear of Seton Hill University Class of 1967 classmates such as Kathleen Huebner, et al.

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PNC - Players No George Bailey from "It's a Wonderful Life"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The situation wound up in the office of Peter Brown, a PNC compliance officer in Charlotte, North Carolina. In this era of sustained fall-out from the Wells Fargo fake accounts and downsizing of retail banking, financial institutions might re-think customer service.

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Cartoon Caption Contest Results

Humor Power

In 15 minutes I’m appearing before the Corporate Ethics Committee; would you happen to have a copy of the questions I’ll be asked? Scott Tredwell, Advance, North Carolina. ** THIRD PLACE **. Spring Lake, North Carolina.

"La La Land" - Over-50 Version As We Geographically Chase Dream of Finding Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I ruled out Florida, North Carolina and even Ecuador. The film "La La Land" plays  out the classic meme of the young flocking to locations such as Hollywood to live out their dream.

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Last Middle Class Person Leaving Over-priced, Frigid Northeast Shut Off Lights

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Today a woman whose family is helping her move into this complex from North Carolina said to me,  "I am wondering if I made a mistake.  Daily they hop Metro-North from Connecticut for the long day in Manhattan.

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Pet Grief: Facebook college chums can get us on the other side of even that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Regarding the latter, Harrison missed her neighbors in Ohio after her move to North Carolina.  I filed an application for a five-year-old dog at the Animal Haven, North Haven, Connecticut.

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John Edwards v. Andrew Young: When mentoring relationships sour

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The showdown in the North Carolina courtroom, at least emotionally, is between John Edwards and Andrew Young.    It is a classic tale of a mentoring relationship souring, as they frequently do.    Remember the fallout between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung?

Cartoon Caption Contest Results — Cell Phone

Humor Power

I can’t believe I still have to manually press the buttons! Eric Johnson, Gastonia, North Carolina, USA. . ** SECOND PLACE **. It’s time for the July Cartoon Caption Contest results. Our contests feature the art of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich.

Buddha and Cleveland Clinic Branding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After all, thanks to mindfulness she claimed that she had landed a wonderful job in North Carolina and all the rest of the pieces were falling into place. Mindfulness  has been encouraged for stressed professionals.

Famous Speech Friday: Carly Fiorina's post-9/11 speech

The Eloquent Woman

But much will be made of it, nonetheless: Just this week, a poll in North Carolina found that 72 percent of Republican respondent feel a Muslim can't be president of the United States.

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Cartoon Caption Contest — Creative Humor Writing

Humor Power

I’m still waiting for mine. Timothy Busam, Cary, North Carolina, USA. Here are the results of our latest Cartoon Caption Contest. Our next caption contest will be announced on May 1. New joke contests are announced mid month.

Madoff: Does he have boo-boo or gone nuts?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bureau of Prisons reports that Bernie Madoff, who's a guest of the federal government there, is now in the Butler, North Carolina correctional facility's medical center.    There is no information about what he is being treated for.    Earlier this year the Bureau of Prisons had denied reports that Madoff had cancer. So, we are left wondering if Madoff simply has a boo-boo, something more serious, or has gone nuts. 

Rupert Murdoch: Poster Boy for Clueless Old Guard

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In 18 months, most of them will be forced by financial pressures to leave the bunker and retire to North Carolina.  Yesterday it was his plans for a Pay Wall around the global empire of News Corp.    And blocking Google access.    Today his NEW YORK POST is being sued.

Will Bernie Madoff Join Father Fay in Heaven/Hell?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  His death occurred in Butner, North Carolina federal prison, where Bernard Madoff is also serving a sentence. We just finished absorbing the news that Michael Jude Fay, the gay priest incarcerated for stealing from Darien, Connecticut St. John's Church, had died of cancer.    That was Saturday.  Now we are faced with the rumor  that Madoff could be joining Fay in heaven or hell, sooner than later. 

High-Flyer Gay Priest Dies in Prison - But Darien, CT saga continues

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   He had been serving time at Butner Federal Correctional Complex in North Carolina, along with notorious con artist Bernard Madoff. The hard-partying, high-living gay priest Michael Jude Fay died of cancer in prison yesterday.   Fay had pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million from Darien, Connecticut parish St. John's Roman Catholic Church. 

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All In The Family for the Edwards?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That story reports  that John Edwards is moving his former mistress Rielle Hunter and her daughter [maybe his too] Frances close to his mansion in North Carolina.  THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER fears lawsuits even more than other media.    That's because those it covers have the deep pockets for sustained lawsuits for untruths.    Therefore, we have to assume there is some accuracy, along with some hyperbole, in its cover story today. 

Cartoon Caption Contest Results

Humor Power

Spring Lake, North Carolina, USA. ** THIRD PLACE **. It’s time for the top captions in our November Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the artwork of Dan Rosandich. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced at the start of the month (alternating months).

Famous Speech Friday: Michelle Obama's eulogy for Maya Angelou

The Eloquent Woman

Here, Mrs. Obama on Angelou: I first came into her presence in 2008, when she spoke at a campaign rally here in North Carolina. It''s tough for political and public figures to transcend their roles when they speak.

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Important stories I am following now

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Laws ‘Breathtaking’ In Their Right-Wing Extremism Taking Shape In North Carolina Anti-abortion laws in North Carolina are just the tip of the iceberg. Once the new laws take effect, the new North Carol.

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