REPORT: Fox donates at least $40 million in airtime to potential GOP presidential candidates

Between January 1 and October 31 of this year, five potential Republican presidential candidates — Newt Gingrich, Mike Huckabee, Sarah Palin, John Bolton, and Rick Santorum — who also serve as Fox News contributors or hosts have appeared on the network for a combined total of nearly 66 hours. Media Matters for America estimates this time to be worth at least $40 million in advertising costs. (Read more)

Note: Well this is too damn funny, they fire Olbermann for donating crumbs to the Democratic Party but look at all the cheese they donated. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher

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Damn This Is Good Reading!! Pay Hikes & Politics – How Wilson County’s 2 highest paid public employees landed 5-figure pay raises

During the time period when county employees did not get cost-of-living raises, the two highest paid employees, County Manager Ellis Williford and Sheriff Wayne Gay received significant pay increases.

Gay went from a base salary of just over $133,000 to a base salary of $144,517. He received a total salary package of $160,977.20, after getting an increase in 2009. (Must subscribe to Wilson Times Online to Read more)

Note: Damn this is wild as hell. This ought to be criminal. I am still trying to figure out why the Sheriff Office gave back 1 Million Dollars to the county instead of using it. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher

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Down To One Edgecombe County Team Left In The Playoffs, Tarboro Wins While North Edgecombe Falls

Congratulations on your victory over Roanoke Rapids 35 – 14.

Good luck as you travel to East Duplin on Friday November 26.

BUS SEATS TO EAST DUPLIN HIGH SCHOOL FRIDAY NOV. 26, 2010 AVAILBLE. CONTACT MRS. LEVETTA HOWARD AT 200-8024. SEATS ARE $20.00 FIRST COME-FIRSTSEVED BASIS. ONLY 47 SEATS AVAILABLE. MONEY DUE BY WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24, 2010. LET’S FILL THIS BUS AND GO CHEER OUR VIKINGS ON TO A VICTORY OVER THOSE PANTHERS. "WE JUST LOVE THOSE VIKINGS"

Northampton-West defeats North Edgecombe 14 -6.

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Cornel West on Charles Rangel, Bush & Kanye West and Why Obama Admin "Seems to Have Very Little Concern for Poor People"–Source: Democracy Now

Princeton University professor and author Cornel West join us to talk about Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) being censured for ethics violations, President George W. Bush saying the worst moment of his presidency was when Kanye West called him a racist, and President Obama’s policies toward the poor. "The Obama administration seems to have very little concern for poor people and their social misery," West said. [Includes rush transcript] (Read more)

State’s education department details big school cuts–Source: News & Observer

RALEIGH — North Carolina could lose more than 5,300 teachers and all public school classes would be larger under a proposal for education cuts prepared for Gov. Bev Perdue’s budget office.

The state Department of Public Instruction was the first large state agency to release its budget cut proposal in response to a request by The News & Observer last week. Funding for public education through 12th grade consumes about 40 percent of the state’s budget. (Read more)