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"Minority" contracting in North Carolina

December 6, 2005 - Next time you hear someone complaining about the "set-asides" and other "special breaks" supposedly granted to businesses run by African-American and other "minority" owners, here's a story from yesterday's Charlotte Observer:

We're headed to the Gulf Coast

December 5, 2005 - Instituter Elena Everett and I are headed down to Louisiana and Mississippi this week for a first-hand look at the rebuilding process in the post-hurricane Gulf, as part of our coverage for Gulf Coast Re