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Volunteers for President Barrack Obama's campaign redoubled their efforts in 2012 to ensure the state's electoral votes supported the president in his reelection attempt. First-hand accounts describe volunteer activities throughout the state and their motivation for getting involved.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 44, Oct 2012, p7-8, il Periodical Website
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Upcoming changes to taxes are expected with the newly elected Republican majority. Republican leaders propose eliminate personal income tax and increasing sales taxes. The author analyzes how these changes may be implemented and subsequent impact on the state's citizens.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 3, Jan 2013, p19 Periodical Website
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The author attempts to predict the Republican tact on education reform in the coming term. Considering campaign speeches and previous votes, Republicans prefer a free market principle for education. Free market education means allowing parents to choose between charter and public schools for their children's education.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 3, Jan 2013, p15 Periodical Website
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Pay walls are becoming an increasingly common strategy for media. And beginning December 2012, visitors to the website of the Raleigh NEWS AND OBSERVER will have to pay after being able to read a limited number of articles for free.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 50, Dec 2012, p8, 15 Periodical Website
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North Carolina's legislative session began just a few weeks ago, but already they have been very busy with issues regarding unemployment, ObamaCare, fracking, purging of the commissions, and breastfeeding in public.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 7, Feb 2013, p7, f Periodical Website
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When the Democratic majority regained control of Wake County's school board in 2011, diversity in schools advocate believed they could rest easy--they were wrong. The Wake County Board of Commissioners have devised a plan to relieve the school board of some of its powers that include issues of funding, building new schools, and assigning students.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 8, Feb 2013, p11, 13 Periodical Website
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Senate Bill 325 proposes redistricting for Wake County school districts. Critics of the bill believe redistricting, a bill proposed by Republicans, would unfairly help Republicans in future school board elections because four out of the nine new districts would lean more conservatively. This measure is also being presented at a time when Democrats control Wake County's school board.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 12, March 2013, p8, il Periodical Website
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Governor Pat McCrory's 2013 budget includes hiring 1,800 new teachers. McCrory supporters believe this is a progressive step in education reform. Skeptics claim 1,800 new teachers is an appeasement and only begin to make-up for the 4,300 teaching positions lost before and during the recession.
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The case of Tommy Sadler raises many questions about making mental health benefits more accessible to police officers. Sadler suffered from bipolar disorder, a condition which appeared in adulthood but which he could not treat because medications cost too much. During an episode Raleigh police were called in to suppress Sadler who was shot with a taser until he died. The case has caused some to reevaluate police training courses for dealing with mentally ill criminals.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 17, April 2013, p8, il Periodical Website
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The article reviews GOP educational reforms and potentially negative economic impacts to the state's public school system.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 16, April 2013, p14-17, il Periodical Website
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Hofmann Forest is an 80,000 acre span of woods between Jones and Onslow counties. Responsibility for the forest fell upon the N.C. Forestry Foundation until last April when the forest was purchased by an undisclosed buyer. Former board member forester Barny Bernard is concerned the buyer is focused on profits rather than preservation.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 18, May 2013, p10, il Periodical Website
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Moral Mondays is a weekly demonstration by protestors on the steps of the State Capitol in Raleigh. People form leftist organizations and other Democratic-leaning supporters gather each Monday since April to voice their displeasure with the Republican-controlled state government. These peaceful protests have led to increased arrest rising from 17 in April to 57 this past week.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 21, May 2013, p7, por Periodical Website
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Raleigh city councilors fired city manager Russell Allen on April 17. Firing came as a surprise since no clear evidence for his dismissal was provided. Allen was responsible for the reopening of Fayetteville Street and general prosperity of Raleigh despite economic recession.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 20, May 2013, p7, por Periodical Website
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\"Silent Sam\" is a monument to Confederate soldiers on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus and has stood there for 100 years. Sixty-five people gathered Sunday to mark the anniversary not by celebration but in protest the statues symbolism of white supremacy. Demonstrators have formed the Real Silent Sam and Sacrificial Poets groups and organized protests not just at Silent Sam but also at the General Assembly.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 23, June 2013, p13, il Periodical Website
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Recent Federal debate concerning the banning of GMCs or genetically modified crops has the state's farmers concerned for their livelihood. Farmers growing two of the state's biggest crops, soybeans and corn, rely almost exclusively, 90 percent, on GMCs. Public meetings continue to be held by U.S. Fish and Wildlife representatives concerning the planting on refuge lands; currently only 1 percent of the 4 million acres of national wildlife refuge land is cultivated.
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