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North Carolina lawmakers introduced legislation that would prohibit state and local health departments from issuing public advisories regarding drinking water contamination to well users and people on public water systems, as long as the levels of contamination are below state or federal clean water standards. If the law is passed, there could be serious health concerns.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p6, il Periodical Website
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Durham Housing Authority delayed the housing-choice voucher wait list for one month. Voting was delayed so that the DHA could catch up to changing federal guidelines and begin telling applicants with arrest records that only those with recent convictions will be barred from public housing.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p8, il Periodical Website
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Governor Pat McCrory nominated Anne Faircloth to serve as a farming representative on the North Carolina State Board of Agriculture. Anne is the daughter of former hog farmer and U.S. Senator Lauch Faircloth. She is best known in political circles for her extensive donations to Republicans.
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A large crowd attended a public meeting last Thursday in southeast Raleigh. The meeting was about planned updates to the city’s 2030 Comprehensive Plan for population growth and development. Many residents fear that the character of the city is changing immensely.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p6, il Periodical Website
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Incoming Durham police chief Cerelyn Davis held her first press conference Monday. She answered questions regarding marijuana enforcement, body cameras, crime, racial bias, and her controversial history in the Atlanta Police Department. Davis’ first day is June 6.
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After House Bill 2, the discriminatory legislation against the LGBTQ community, concert promoters worried that artists would cancel tours to North Carolina. The Shakori Hills Grass Roots Festival issued a statement that disavowed the bill by restating the festival’s purpose. No one cancelled and musicians, such as Brett Dennen, donated money and stage time to local groups supporting transgender rights.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p25, por Periodical Website
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Each season, Mystery Brewery in Hillsborough rotates its beers, offering a fleet of four new flagships every three months. For Mystery’s fourth birthday, owner Erik Myers, created a variety pack of Belgian beers made with yeast sourced from Belgium’s Westmalle Abbey. The beer labels were drawn by Durham artist Jamie B. Wolcott, illustrating the literary characters that lend many Mystery beers their names.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p23, il Periodical Website
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Beertown, which opens Friday at Raleigh Little Theatre, show how everyday objects capture the essential history and values of a community. Citizens are empowered to open a time capsule and decide which items from the past are still valued or need replaced. The Beertown’s citizens are also its audience members and can fully participate in the debate.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p26, por Periodical Website
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The Art of Cool Festival in Durham has added rappers, DJs, and neo-soul singers to the line-up of jazz and hip-hop musicians. Few young working groups are more emblematic of such a mix than The Internet, a Los Angeles-based, Grammy-nominated R&B/soul band. The Internet is based on a shared musical appreciation of the power of hip-hop and the sophistication of jazz.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p18, por Periodical Website
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The Art of Cool began as Durham’s only jazz and soul music festival. To survive, founder Cicely Mitchell has broadened the festival to include hip-hop and a more diverse network of collaborators. This year, Art of Cool reunited with the Beyu Caffe, Durhams go-to jazz dive, making it the festival’s free music stop throughout the weekend.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p14-15, por Periodical Website
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Terence Blanchard, trumpeter and leader of the quintet E-Collective, isn’t afraid of injecting politics into his music. His latest album, Breathless, explores the meaning of groove, police violence, and community building through music. Blanchard is one of this year’s featured musicians at Art of Cool Festival in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p17, por Periodical Website
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Ruffin Hall, city manager of Raleigh, has faced some challenging issues since he started in November 2013. Overall, comments about Hall are positive. Hall’s strategy is finding a balance between development and maintaining the city’s character.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p10-12, por Periodical Website
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The critic Stanley Crouch described jazz as democracy in sound. This is demonstrated by Kamasi Washington and Anderson Paak at this year’s Art of Cool in Durham. The duo reinvigorates jazz by integrating hip-hop, rap, and soulful sounds.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p16, por Periodical Website
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Durham chef and restaurateur Scott Howell opened NanaSteak as an attempt to reinvent the steakhouse. If every theater district demands a grand steakhouse, NanaSteak aims not just to deliver it but to remake it in the city's audacious modern image.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p22-23, il Periodical Website
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NC Theatre was apprehensive last Thursday when the lead actor quit its production of Wit the day before opening, and the company had already invited Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Margaret Edson to speak after the performance. Fortunately, the company found Kate Goehring as a replacement, resulting in a strong performance.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p27, por Periodical Website
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