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On February 29, white Raleigh police officer Daniel Clay Twiddy shot and killed an African-American man named Akiel Denkins near the corner of Bragg and East streets in Southeast Raleigh. Events such as this have resulted in mistrust of the police department. Proposed policy changes will consider employing body cameras and establishing a community oversight board with the ability to investigate and subpoena the police.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p9-12, por Periodical Website
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In the late 1990s, former Duke Basketball star Christian Laettner, his former teammate Brian Davis, and developer Tom Niemann formed Blue Devil Ventures, a company that converted properties into the West Village in downtown Durham. After several struggles with financial investments and lawsuits, the company failed and was sold to a Ohio firm.
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Last January, the University of North Carolina's increasingly conservative board of governors requested Tom Ross's resignation as system president. The decision was widely panned as political, and the direction of the UNC system is unknown. Ross, now at Duke University, believes universities should remain non-partisan and focus on the importance of education and research.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p13-14, por Periodical Website
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Carrboro’s Phil Torres has a new book called The End: What Science and Religion Tells Us About the Apocalypse. Torres specializes in existential risk studies, which is a philosophy focused on understanding risks and determining strategies for eliminating. He says the primary danger to the world is the creation of designer pathogens.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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Oak City Sessions is Raleigh’s pilot live music show featuring local musicians. The broadcast gives one band per month free publicity and a professionally captured performance that could then be shared for promotion and booking. The first episode featured the pop-duo group Season & Snare.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p22, por Periodical Website
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Tatiana Birgisson is the founder of the Durham energy drink company MATI. While a student at Duke, Tatiana began brewing tea with a Venezualen plant called yerbe mate, in order to battle depression. Now, MATI stands to alter a multibillion-dollar industry.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p15-17, por Periodical Website
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Durham’s Ward Theatre Company is now staging the debut production, Jacuzzi, a psychological thriller by the New York playwright collective The Debate Society. Founded by Wendy Ward, the company teaches acting techniques of Sanford Meisner, which stress interaction among actors in the present moment.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p27, por Periodical Website
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Linus & Pepper’s began as a pop-up shop last August beneath the arcade and bar Level Up in downtown Raleigh, and has since morphed into a gem of an affordable lunch spot. The restaurant features a variety of sandwiches with a creative twist. Popular sandwiches are the Cubano, the Frenchy, The Russian, and the Southern.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p18-19, il Periodical Website
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Thomas Simpson, Mark Connor, Robert Walsh, and Stuart McLamb formed the heavy metal band SOON after three years of living and barbequing together in Chapel Hill. Their debut album, Vol. 1, is slow, heavy, and crushingly loud.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p20-21, por Periodical Website
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Oscar Diaz is the co-owner and head chef of Jose and Sons, a downtown Raleigh staple. The restaurant features a mix of Mexican and Southern cuisine. One of their specialties is collard-wrapped tamales.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p19, il Periodical Website
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