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27851
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Wake County Board of Commissioners 3-3 vote over dropping coverage for elective abortions has citizens and Board members confused. Republicans believe this means the City Manager’s measure stand because it was not overturned. Democrats believe this means the plan is not ratified. Citizens don’t know who to believe. The court system will likely decide the result of the issue.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 7, February 2010, p7 Periodical Website
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27858
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NC State University assistant professor of journalism Dick J. Reavis shares his story of working as a day laborer. The story comes from Chapter 2 of his book Catching Out: The Secret World of Day Laborers. Reavis spent a day working a digger, digging up a tree and digging a trench with a homeless, blind, mentally challenged colleague. Reavis details the struggles for day laborers and the challenges to making a living doing this type of work .
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 7, February 2010, p16-19 Periodical Website
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27850
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Claims from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that the majority of their coal comes from deep mines are explored. IndyWeek investigated these claims and found that a major supplier supplies coal from mountaintop removal mines. The other sources of UNC-CH’s coal supply are explored along with their environmental impact.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 7, February 2010, p7 Periodical Website
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27860
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The first ever CHAT Festival was held on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. The title stands for Collaborations: Humanities, Arts, and Technology. The gather features four full days of performances, hands-on workshops, interactive software exhibits, and panel discussions with nationally recognized designers, entrepreneurs, artists, and scholars. This group uses, develops, and markets the technology on display at the festival.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 7, February 2010, p29 Periodical Website
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27861
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Carboro drummer Lee Waters is working on scoring music for Andy Warhol’s silent films. Waters tells the story of how he became involved in the project and his group’s journey to Paris to record for the project. Waters career as a drummer and his bandmates careers are also detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 7, February 2010, p40 Periodical Website