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The history of Willie French Lowery, his band, and his impact on the Lumbee Indian community in North Carolina is explored. Lowery’s rock band, Plant and See, became successful in the 1960s and Paradise of Bachelors record label is reissuing their record. Lowery was a Lumbee Indian from Robeson County who struggled with his fame and people’s desire to label him. Later in life, Lowery became a community activist and wrote folk songs about his community.
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NC state lawmakers have voted to override Governor Perdue’s veto of the state’s fracking bill. The vote needed to make the veto official came as Democratic Rep. Becky Carney mistakenly voted in favor of the veto. Carney attempted to make her mistake known, but was ignored by House Speaker Thom Tillis. The state will now allow fracking and Carney has gone on record making her mistake public and expressing her regret.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 27, July 2012, p7, 10 Periodical Website
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Durham resident Guenevere Abernanthy recently launched LoMo, a mobile farmers market. Her trailer goes to neighborhoods and parking lots around the Triangle selling fresh produce and meat. Residents and farmers praise the mobile market and Abernanthy has ordered two more trucks and hopes to expand to five total trucks in the future.
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Andy Griffith passed away at his Roanoke Island home on Tuesday. Members of North Carolina’s arts community share their thoughts about the actor. Allan Gurganus, Clyde Edgerton, Eddie Huffman, George Holt, Mike Dillon, and Art Menius share their thoughts on Griffith’s character, talent, and impact on the state of North Carolina.
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