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28414
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The most crime ridden neighborhood in Raleigh is the legislature. Crime is a problem in the state and within the legislature itself. Over twenty state lawmakers and crimes they have been accused of committing and the details of each are explored. If the state wants to be tough on crime, it needs to state with those who make the laws.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 10, March 1993, p7-8, 10-11 Periodical Website
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28464
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The North Carolina General Assembly is a place where women often feel demeaned by men’s comments and physical advances. Women discuss how they have been treated by politicians and how they sometimes fear that their careers will be ruined if they complain about sexual harassment. Others discuss the importance of remaining professional and with professionalism comes respect. Specific incidents involving North Carolina politicians Rep. Billy Creech, Rep. Ken Miller, Rep. Zeno Edwards, Rep. Leo Daughtry, and Rep. Michael Decker.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 13 Issue 33, August 1995, p9 Periodical Website
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28239
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The state’s politicians have let Smithfield Packing abuse workers in Tar Heel, and it is time both groups clean up their mess. Smithfield needs to improve working conditions and allow its workers to unionize. The company also needs to improve its plant’s safety, support training and education programs for immigrant Hispanic workers, and stop supporting hog farms which pollute the area water supply. State politicians need to pressure the meatpacker to make these changes to protect workers and the state’s environment.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 24 Issue 15, April 2007, p12 Periodical Website
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38208
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In addition to convincing loved ones to accept him as a gay man, Ray Warren was convincing voters to not let his sexual orientation end their support. What made becoming the first Republican elected official to publicly declare homosexuality possible is chronicled in his life journey. It has contained challenges common to coming out, with overcoming the challenges also made his marriage to another man and embracing the Episcopal faith tradition possible.