Climate Change in a Coastal County: Think Global, Act Hyperlocal

BY: - July 26, 2019

NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Of all the communities across the United States wrestling with climate change, few face its effects day to day like the strand of coastal islands that make up Dare County. The county, strung mostly along a chain of narrow barrier islands jutting into the Atlantic Ocean, sits in the path of […]

Alabama Lottery Vote Extends Gaming Losses

BY: - October 28, 1999

When Alabama religious leaders campaigned against a state lottery, they knew they had a good shot at mobilizing enough voters to defeat Gov. Don Siegelman’s seemingly popular plan to use gambling proceeds to fund college scholarships. What they didn’t know was that their effort would crown a series of setbacks for the gaming industry. It’s […]