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for Indy Week Vol. 32 Issue 3, January 2015
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As overpopulated prisons have sapped government budgets, there has been a push to make sentencing reforms retroactive. Cumberland County native Larry Stubbs is hopeful that this push will mean he will be released from prison after serving life in prison for second-degree burglary. The same crime today carries a maximum sentence of four years. Prison reform and Stubbs’ fight for justice are detailed.
As the Triangle’s art scene is receiving new national attention, money, organizations, and venues, some are wondering who might be left behind. Detailed are the efforts to broaden access to arts education and participation for people with disabilities. The efforts of local art museums, educators, Arts Access, and the Idea Summit are described. Accommodations for the visually impaired, hearing impaired, physically impaired, and those with Alzheimer’s are highlighted.