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24421
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Following the Charleston shootings in June of 2015, many Southern cities and towns elected to remove symbols of the Confederacy from public buildings. Hillsborough, North Carolina removed the words “Confederate memorial” from a town museum in July 2015, and sparked a debate among citizens. As a result, the town’s Board of Commissioners elections became a single-issue debate about whether to protect Hillsborough’s Confederate legacy or not.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 43, October 2015, p9, il, por Periodical Website
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27447
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Zoning issues over land in new the University Lake Watershed area in Orange County have residents upset. The zoning is intended to limit development and protect the water supply for Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and the university. Rezoning will increase restrictions on land use and likely reduce property values. Rural residents are upset and tensions have flared in Orange County.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 8 Issue 11, March 15-21 1990, p9-13 Periodical Website
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20731
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Nine-term senator Ellie Kinnaird left her state Senate position in September. A Democratic Committee selected House Democrat Valerie Foushee to fill Kinnaird's Senate seat for District 23 which includes all of Orange and Chatham counties. Foushee's objectives in the Senate include supporting Medicaid expansion and repealing Republican-backed election laws.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 37, Sept 2013, p8, por Periodical Website
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27510
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Some of the Triangle’s biggest issues from the past year are slowly being resolved. Updates to the major news stories since they were first printed are covered. These include the zoning issues in Orange County, traffic congestion in the Triangle, public transportation in the Triangle, downtown development in Raleigh, the merging of Durham’s schools, and the survival of the ArtsCenter in Carrboro.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 8 Issue 50, December 12-18 1990, p10-11 Periodical Website
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24059
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Judge William L. Osteen Jr., son of former judge William L. Osteen Sr., became federal district judge for the Middle District of North Carolina in 2007. This article serves as a biography for Judge Osteen Jr. and highlights the work he has done throughout his career.
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North Carolina State Bar Journal (NoCar KF 200 N67), Vol. 20 Issue 2, Summer 2015, p32-34, il, por, f
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24058
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Judge William L. Osteen Jr., son of former judge William L. Osteen Sr., became federal district judge for the Middle District of North Carolina in 2007. This article serves as a biography for Judge Osteen Jr. and highlights the work he has done throughout his career.
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North Carolina State Bar Journal (NoCar KF 200 N67), Vol. 20 Issue 2, Summer 2015, p32-34, il, por, f
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28152
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A new airport is being planned for Orange County. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill would benefit most from the airport, but would be good for the county as well. However, university leaders and county leaders are fighting over control of the proposed airport. Both sides have not been consulted about plans, accusations about backroom deals have been made, and there is debate over the cost, location, and economic impact.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 40, October 2008, p31 Periodical Website
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24119
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Few Republican candidates have won elections in Chapel Hill since the early-1990s. Chapel Hill is considered a liberal town, making it difficult for the Republicans to gain ground among voters. Gary Khan, a candidate for mayor, was a member of the Republican Party until he launched his current campaign--as a Democrat.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 35, September 2015, p6-7, il, por Periodical Website
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1753
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The Orange County Board of Commissioners in 1993 adopted an ordinance mandating the imposition of impact fees on new development in the county to raise funds to finance new school construction. The county is the first in the state to introduce such fees
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School Law Bulletin (NoCar K 23 C33), Vol. 26 Issue 2, Spring 1994, p1-13, il
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1270
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The publication offers its endorsements of political candidates in the Research Triangle for the 1993 elections in Wake, Durham, and Orange Counties, and confirms its support of the state bond referendums.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 43, Oct 1993, p10-19, por Periodical Website