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1851
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This is the first in a series of articles and pictorials documenting North Carolina's community health-care projects, which make health care accessible to uninsured people and to people in remote areas of the state.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 34, Aug 1994, p10-15, il Periodical Website
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1883
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This is the second in a series of articles and pictorials documenting North Carolina's community health-care projects, which make health care accessible to uninsured people and to remote areas.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 35, Aug 1994, p16-19, il Periodical Website
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1899
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Threshold, an East Durham rehabilitation program for the seriously mentally ill, seeks to improve the quality of life of its members and to prevent unnecessary hospitalization.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 36, Sept 1994, p14-17, por Periodical Website
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1933
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Under current North Carolina law, adopted children may not be given the identity of biological parents. If passed by the General Assembly, House Bill 1037 would provide an open state registry through which an adopted child might locate biological parents
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 38, Sept 1994, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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2126
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Durham's Lee Mortimer believes that the state's redistricting process, which formed the serpentine 12th Congressional District, does not reflect the democratic principle. His solution, partly, is to elect representatives by proportional representation.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 13 Issue 3, Jan 1995, p10-11, il Periodical Website
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2386
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Places in the Research Triangle area that are not physically accessible hinder people with disabilities. Ron Mace, head of Barrier Free Environments, and Ken Franklin, contact person for the Americans With Disabilities Act, are working to change this.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 13 Issue 28, July 1995, p11-13, il Periodical Website
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3955
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Stricken with polio when she was ten years old, Joy Weeber is now a disability rights activist in Raleigh.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 9, Mar 1999, p20-25, il, por Periodical Website
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28455
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The drinking culture in Chapel Hill and the area’s changing tastes in beer are explored. Drinkers are now drinking more microbrewered, imported, and craft beers in Chapel Hill than in the past. This change in taste has affected bars and the way college students drink. The opening of Carolina Brewery and these new types of beers are detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 45, November 1994, p22 Periodical Website
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28456
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The 1994 Muslim Youth of North America East Zone Conference was recently held in Durham. 550 Islamic teenagers gathered to listen to mentors remind them what it means to be Muslim and its impact on their lives. The issues that affect all teenagers, but especially Muslim ones are detailed and described by presenters and participants.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 49, December 1994, p11 Periodical Website
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28411
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Gretchen Durham is the winner of a 1993 Independent Weekly Citizen Award. Durham was one of the driving factors behind the creation of a group home for people living with AIDS. Durham is now the administrator at the Nat Blevins House in North Durham and she works nights for the Centers for Disease Control’s National AIDS Hotline. Her motivations and her impact are detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 47, November 1993, p13 Periodical Website