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In 2009, the North Carolina legislature launched SolarBees, a two-million dollar pilot program to test a cheaper water-cleaning alternative in Jordan Lake. Last week, the Department of Environmental Quality abandoned the SolarBees project because data indicated it was completely ineffective. Now the state must get serious about water quality in the lake that provides drinking water to Wake and Chatham counties.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p7, il Periodical Website
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Owner and head chef Teddy Klopf opened the new restaurant Provenance in downtown Raleigh last February. The food is sourced almost exclusively from North Carolina. Klopf stresses the importance of food accessibility and agriculture, and believes that serving local food needs to be the norm.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p16-19, il, por Periodical Website
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The Department of Justice ruled that House Bill 2’s bathroom provision violated the Civil Rights Act and thus put billions of federal dollars at risk. Since then, Governor McCrory and the Department of Justice have sued one another. Now the case is headed to the Supreme Court.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p6, il Periodical Website
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The Carolina Theatre in Durham is one-million dollars in debt and begging the city for a cash infusion to stay open. After losing its management personnel, interim CEO Dan Berman is working to stabilize the theater financially and maintain its role as a cultural institution.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p12-15, il, por Periodical Website
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A heroin epidemic has arisen in North Carolina and across the nation. Associated problems are HIV and hepatitis C spread by the sharing of needles. Now there are needle-exchange programs to protect addicts from infectious diseases and offer support to help them get clean.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p10, il Periodical Website
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Downtown Durham is running out of parking spaces. The city plans to implement paid on-street parking throughout downtown by early fall. This does not help people who work downtown though, because there is still not enough parking to accommodate businesses.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p9, il Periodical Website
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Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for President of the United States. Last week, U.S. Senator Richard Burr and Governor McCrory pledged to support the nominee. But not all Republicans are in favor of Trump.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p11 Periodical Website
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Bill Smith is the legendary head chef at Crook’s Corner, the institution of classic Southern cuisine on the Carrboro-Chapel Hill divide. In the dozen years since Smith pioneered his honeysuckle sorbet, he has taught his employees how to pick the flowers. Now he is exploring how to preserve honeysuckles, in case they disappear in the future.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p22, il, por Periodical Website
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Four prominent university-affiliated series are key ambassadors from North Carolina to the world, and how they use their platforms is especially important after the discriminatory House Bill 2. Presenters and artists drive change, whether they boycott the state or alter their shows to speak to it.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p27-28, il, por Periodical Website
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In 2020, the centennial of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman will become the first woman in over a century to appear on U.S. paper currency, replacing Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar bill. This calls on us to remember North Carolina’s legacy of liberty at a crucial time.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p29, il Periodical Website
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Lori Napoleon, also known as Antenes, uses old telephone switchboards as instruments in her latest album The Exchange. The switchboards were converted into working modular synthesizers, and will be featured in conjunction with the art gallery The Carrack and Moogfest’s Hacking Sound Systems series in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p26, por Periodical Website
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