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Bruce Bridgers is the owner of The Know Bookstore and Restaurant in Durham. In operation for over seventeen years, it is currently the oldest active Afro-American-owned bookstore in the state. Bridgers has had struggles to remain open, especially with competition from large stores, like Barnes & Noble, and on-line giant Amazon.com.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 8, Feb 1999, p26-27 Periodical Website
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For children aged 6 to 16, who are at risk of dropping out, mentors can show them alternatives to the environments and opportunities they know. The problem mentoring programs face, though, is that there are not enough mentors available. For example, Durham's program, Durham Companions, has forty volunteer mentors in the program, but a waiting list of sixty children.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 8, Feb 1999, p13, por Periodical Website
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In 1992, the winning candidates spent a total of $4 million campaigning for the state legislature.; in 1998, the figure was $12 million. Although there is public support for campaign financing reform, legislators who support it are in the minority at the moment. Suggestions for reform include limiting campaign contributions to $2,000, limiting national party donations, and using taxes.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 8, Feb 1999, p15-19, il Periodical Website
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