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27960
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Durham’s new public access channel is in danger of losing funding and folding. Durham Community Media (Channel 18) has suffered from funding cuts due to a poor economy. Public programming stations offer opportunities for programming that target individuals not represented in the mainstream media. Youth and religious programming are especially at risk if the station shuts down.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 26, June 2010, p5, 9 Periodical Website
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27962
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Offshore drilling may come to North Carolina in the future. The potential prospects for drilling for gas and oil off the coast of North Carolina are currently being explored. The Point off the shore of Hatteras Island is an area of particular interest to drilling companies, but the area is an environmentally sensitive area. Even if North Carolina does not allow drilling or allows drilling in areas other than The Point, all of the state’s coast, environment, and economy are at risk if other states drill for oil or gas and a spill occurs. An in-depth look at the impact offshore drilling could have on the state is detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 26, June 2010, p14-17 Periodical Website
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27961
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Immigration reform is desired by many North Carolina residents. Rosario Lopez, Viridiana Martinez, and Loida Silva are three undocumented North Carolina residents who recently completed a hunger strike to try to force Democratic US Senator Kay Hagan to sponsor the DREAM Act. The DREAM Act would children of undocumented immigrants brought to the US legal US citizens. The strike lasted 13 days and brought attention to the issue in the state and the disadvantages children face when they are undocumented.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 26, June 2010, p7 Periodical Website
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27963
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Sam Poley is a Durham area chef and the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau. Poley discusses the joy he gets from cooking and the fun he had as a chef. Poley has been instrumental in promoting Durham’s restaurants and his work has helped keep a few in business. Poley talks about his job, the restaurant industry in Durham, and cooking.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 26, June 2010, p27 Periodical Website