November 14, 2006 -
Defined as communities located on urban fringes where housing density is low, population growth is high and at least 20 percent of workers commute to jobs in an urban area, "exurbs" are booming throughout the United States, and especially across the South.
October 24, 2006 -
Action for Children North Carolina, a Raleigh-based non-profit advocacy group, and the North Carolina Institute for Medicine have released a new "Child Health Report Card" (PDF format).
September 14, 2006 -
Former Senator John Edwards said during his campaign for President that there were Two Americas: one for the privileged and another for the disadvantaged. Now, researchers at Harvard University have identified Eight Americas in terms of life expectancy:
July 22, 2006 -
Taking a cue from the ugly national debate over immigrant, a little-noticed story is the spread of local and state ordinances aimed at immigrants. The Daytona Beach News-Journal sums up the trend in an editorial today: