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28960
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The Barn of Chapel Hill, owned by Kara and Chris Brewer, has been the center of a debate over what should and should not constitute a farm in North Carolina today. The Brewers plan to use their farm as an agritourism site, a way of bringing in revenue to support the farm. The dilemma is that the property would be used as both a commercial business and farm.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 6, Feb 2017, p8, por Periodical Website
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28966
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Durham’s new metered parking system went into effect on Monday. Revenue from the meters is projected to be over one-million dollars per year, and will go toward increasing, maintaining, and providing security for parking downtown.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, March 2017, p8, il Periodical Website
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28980
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In 1997, Lilian Cardona and her family fled to North Carolina from Guatemala to escape violence, war, and drugs. With no criminal record, a valid work permit, and a baby due in May, Lilian fears she will be deported under President Trump’s new immigration policies.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 10, March 2017, p12-14, por Periodical Website
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Edwin Reyes-Guillen, a Durham man with no criminal record, was arrested by Immigration Customs Enforcement for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. United States Marshals were looking for a fugitive, but arrested Reyes-Guillen suspecting he was an illegal immigrant. His upcoming trial will determine whether he will be deported to Honduras.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 12, April 2017, p8-9, por Periodical Website
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The number of craft breweries and distilleries in North Carolina has substantially increased in recent years. Some brewers and distillers say the state’s distribution laws are keeping their industries from reaching their full potential. Two proposed bills could change alcohol distribution but there is much debate between progressive and conservative political interests.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 14, April 2017, p8-10, il, por Periodical Website
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29013
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Until 2014, North Carolina explicitly denied gay and lesbian couples the right to marry. The topic was a controversial debate and financial advisors argued that accepting same-sex marriage would have a positive economic impact to the state. When same-sex marriage became legal in North Carolina, the local wedding industry skyrocketed.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p11-14, por Periodical Website
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Durham’s mayoral race was originally set as Mayor Pro Tem Cora Cole-McFadden, a longtime council member and city employee, versus Steve Schewel, a four-year councilman, former school board member, and an activist. Recently, Cole-McFadden withdrew her mayoral candidacy. Two new mayoral candidates are former councilman Farad Ali and Pierce Freelon, a musician, professor, and entrepreneur.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p8, por Periodical Website
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In 2007, the Durham Housing Authority (DHA) sold twenty-acres to a Philadelphia-based company to develop affordable housing for low-income students at North Carolina Central University. Since then, however, no development has proceeded. Now the DHA is trying to repurchase the property.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 16, May 2017, p8-9, il Periodical Website
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The Durham County Sheriff’s Office recently installed video monitors in the jail’s lobby to offer a safer alternative to moving inmates around the jail for visits, and to give inmates more visitation opportunities. Critics, however, contend that video visitation is a thinly veiled move to eliminate in-person visits altogether and profit from incarceration by eventually charging visitors to use the service.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 17, May 2017, p11, por Periodical Website
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Durham resident Wendy Miranda Fernandez was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in March while seeking a stay of a final order of deportation. Fernandez fled violence in El Salvador, also known as the murder capital of the world. With an uncertain future, Fernandez has been kept from marrying her fiancé, is unreachable by phone, and her whereabouts are unknown.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 19, May 2017, p8-9, por Periodical Website
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North River Village, a proposed commercial and residential development, has been a topic of debate in Durham. Questions have arisen over the proposed zones, road improvements, school districts, and population density. Opponents fear that rezoning will lead to over-development and environmental devastation.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 20, May 2017, p10-12, por Periodical Website
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Durham Mayor Bill Bell has attempted to reduce poverty and revitalize inner-city neighborhoods for the past sixteen years. During this time, Durham’s downtown has seen a renaissance but the poverty rate has risen. A new initiative called Transformation in Ten is a coordinated effort to address the causes and symptoms of poverty, including housing, finance, jobs, public safety, health and education.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 22, June 2017, p10-17, il, por, map Periodical Website
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Jairo Garcia del Cid fled from gangs and violence in El Salvador, arriving in Durham in May 2016. He enrolled in high school and planned to apply for permanent asylum in North Carolina, but in March he was arrested for larceny of a motor vehicle. Garcia del Cid could be deported because the Durham County Sheriff’s Office does not participate in a federal immigration program.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 23, June 21 2017, p8-9, por Periodical Website
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A proposal to increase the age of juvenile jurisdiction in North Carolina could keep about eleven thousand teenagers out of the state's adult court system each year, beginning in December 2019. This would direct sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds charged with misdemeanors and two classes of nonviolent felonies to juvenile court.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 23, June 28 2017, p8, por Periodical Website
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Vinny Valdivia, a former staffer at Chapel Hill’s DSI Comedy Theater, wrote a post on Facebook that prompted a flood of comments detailing more than a decade of alleged intimidation, manipulation, sexual misconduct, and favoritism that ultimately led to his resignation. Former DSI performers say a culture of misogyny had taken root at the theater long before.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p10, por Periodical Website
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