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In North Carolina, 1.6 million people have criminal records, and 92 percent of employers conduct criminal background checks, leading to a 50 percent chance a person with a criminal record will not receive a chance at a job interview. These numbers are exacerbated by the fact that North Carolina is one of two states that charge 16 and 17 year olds as adults. But attorneys for Legal Aid of North Carolina are helping those overshadowed by their youth records, expunge their misdemeanor offenses, allowing them to get jobs and lease apartments.
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With the help of co-founders Cicely Mitchell and Al Strong, the Art of Cool Project is turning the Triangle into an epicenter for jazz music. The Project, which is devoted to the preservation, protection, and promotion of jazz, books concerts large and small, expensive and free, hosts markets, workshops, and special events.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 31, Jul 2013, p22-23 Periodical Website
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Bull City Summer is a yearlong multimedia project to document the happenings in the lives of those at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. This blog features the work of local photographers and writers that focus on the regional baseball scene.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 31, Jul 2013, p15-16 Periodical Website
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The Durham bulls baseball team has the best record in the International League and are leading American professional baseball with 69 victories for this year.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 31, Jul 2013, p16 Periodical Website
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Sorg examines the damage done to citizens of North Carolina and to the state's reputation around the nation by the current Republican General Assembly. For example in seven months Republicans cut funding to public education while favoring tax cuts for the wealthy, passed the most repressive voting bill in the country, and repealed the Racial Justice Act. Sorg lists the five worst Republicans and two honorable mentions that were chosen because of the \"inanity of their legislation and the damage they have inflicted on the state.\" They are [Worst] Thom Tillis, Tim Moffitt, Tim Moore, Paul Stam, and the duo of Pat McElraft and Ruth Samuelson. Honorable mentions are George Cleveland and Marilyn Avila.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 31, Jul 2013, p7-8, por Periodical Website
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The craft brewing industry is growing in North Carolina. Fields visits brewmaster Michael Morris and partners Adam Eckhardt and Dylan Selinger and describes the progress of Crank Arm Brewery, the latest craft brewery on the Raleigh scene.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 31, Jul 2013, p28, il Periodical Website
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