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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Thursday, February 22, 2007

State to consider adding I-85 tolls

(Winston-Salem Journal) - State turnpike officials will study whether to use tolls on Interstate 85 to pay for the replacement of the bridge over the Yadkin River.

The N.C. Turnpike Authority Board approved the study by unanimous vote at a meeting yesterday afternoon in Raleigh, said David Joyner, the authority's executive director.


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