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Last Wednesday, Governor McCrory signed a law ending the ability of cities to create their own nondiscrimination measures, eliminating workplace-discrimination lawsuits, forbidding local governments from raising the minimum wage, and codifying anti-LGBT animus into state law. McCrory’s office dispatched a press release in response to backlash. However, it appears that most of the items in the release are false of half-truths.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p8-10 Periodical Website
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In late January, several teens in North Carolina, referred to as the NC6, were targeted by Immigrations Customs and Enforcement agents and taken away for deportation. Among the undocumented immigrants was David Acosta, who was sent to Stewart Detention Center in Georgia. Soon after his arrest, the Durham community rallied around him and Acosta now has a case under review for an exception to immigration rules.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p12-17, il, por Periodical Website
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This weekend's Festival on the Hill, which occurs at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, explores the interactions between music and science. Launched in 2002 by the Department of Music, this biennial festival fosters discussion between scholars, composers, and performers. This year’s theme is Music, Science, & Nature, which stems from the work of UNC composition professor Lee Weisert.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p36, il Periodical Website
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Picnic is Durham’s new craft barbecue restaurant, which claims to offer the perfect compromise between North Carolina’s two vernacular regions of smoked pig. The owner, Wyatt Dickson, gets meat local from Bahama’s Green Button Farm, and honors the state’s cuisine by slow cooking over hardwood coals.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p22-23, por Periodical Website
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Skylar Gudasz didn't give up when record labels didn't respond to her songs. Instead, she used the extra time to make them better, to finish one of the most exquisite local records in recent memory. With the help of renowned producer Chris Stamey in Chapel Hill, she is releasing her album Oleander.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p34-35, por Periodical Website
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Ari Berenbaum is the owner of Ninth Street Bakery in downtown Durham. The bakery’s latest product is the Asiago scone made by hand by Maria Rivera and baked overnight by her husband Jose Cortez. For the past two weeks, every batch of scones has sold out.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p33, il Periodical Website
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Duke University’s adjunct faculty members celebrated a vote to join the Service Employees International Union last Monday. Many of non-tenured, non-rank faculty members who favored the vote felt underpaid and treated as disposable. Modern-day universities run like a business and faculty struggle to gain tenure.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p19-21, il, por Periodical Website
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Recently, Durham has had a steady stream of new businesses focused on witchcraft, tarot, magic, healing work and sacred spaces. Bakara Wintner, who identifies as a white witch, opened a store called Everyday Magic. Witner has heard concerns about the business of magic expressed on social media, but she stands by her shop and her vision.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p39, il Periodical Website
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The roles of women in theater have come under increasing scrutiny in recent years as they face discrimination and inequality. In response, Ashley Popio, a Raleigh-based stage artist and producer, is organizing the Women’s Theatre Festival. In August, the festival will present full-length works written and directed by women, with women composing at least half of the casts.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p37, il Periodical Website
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Duncan Trussell is an Asheville-born, Los Angeles-based comedian known for his podcast called The Duncan Trussell Family Hour. As an advocate for psychedelic plant medicines, he is also known to go off on random tangents. Trussell returns to North Carolina on his There Are No Drugs on This Bus Tour, performing Friday at Cat’s Cradle in Chapel Hill.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p38, il Periodical Website
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