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North Carolina and Georgia have the highest numbers of undocumented young immigrants who are denied in-state tuition or access to state universities. The national scholarship funding organization, TheDream.US, will offer a new scholarship to allow high-achieving immigrant students to apply to either Eastern Connecticut State University or Delaware State University.
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HB 1086, the Refugee Resettlement Act, would allow local governments to request a moratorium on new refugees by passing a simple resolution stating that resettling refugees into their area would be bad. That request would then be forwarded to the North Carolina Refugee Assistance Program and federal level.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p6-7 Periodical Website
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The completely unregulated e-cigarette industry has grown exponentially in recent years, with at least five hundred vape shops in North Carolina. On May 5, the Food and Drug Administration issued new rules for the e-cigarette industry, such as bans on selling to minors and childproof caps on juice bottles.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p8-9, por Periodical Website
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Wake County participates in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement program known as 287(g), which delegates immigration authority to local law enforcement to deport illegal immigrants. However, opposition to the program advocate for programs that would help immigrants obtain legal status.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p10, por Periodical Website
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Margaret Spellings, a former G.W. Bush administration secretary of education, is the newly appointed president of the University of North Carolina system. Last month, she made Cecil Staton, a five-term Republican member of the Georgia Senate, chancellor of East Carolina University.
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Last year the General Assembly allowed Republican Justice Bob Edmunds a retention election, a system never before used in North Carolina. In a retention election, the only choice is whether to keep the incumbent or to appoint a replacement. This violated the state constitution, forcing Edmunds to run in a real election beginning on June 7.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p12-14, il Periodical Website
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This week, Moogfest will at last arrive in Durham after a year and a half of anticipatory debate, analysis, and excitement. The ambition of Moogfest 2014, and the financial flop that followed, helped push the event to Durham after failed investments. Organizers have since gained support by a local network of sponsors aspiring to develop the region's growing tech image.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p17, il Periodical Website
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Marisa Brickman is the new director of Moogfest, the music festival which was originally located in Asheville but relocated to Durham. Brickman has helped build an extensive, cross-discipline network to support the festival’s restart. Moogfest is meant to explore how technology is impacting music, art, and the way we think about ourselves.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p18-19, por Periodical Website
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In North Carolina, the rich get richer while the middle class steadily declines and the number of low-income earners surge. Goldsboro is the most pronounced example of this dynamic. State policies that cut taxes for the wealthy will likely accelerate this trend.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p11 Periodical Website
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Neil Harbisson is a cyborg activist who had a Wi-Fi enabled antenna osseointegrated into his skull. It allows the colorblind artist to hear the light frequencies of color, from visible to ultraviolet and infrared. Harbisson will speak about this controversial issue in Durham this weekend.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p26-27, por Periodical Website
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Grimes, Oneohtrix Point Never, and Mykki Blanco are three modern Moogfest artists who wrestle with the memory of nostalgic nineties music and modern-day sounds. These musicians remix mid-nineties rap, grunge rock, and pop to create new forms of electronica music.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p23, por Periodical Website
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Toriano and Serena Fredericks run the Boricua Soul food truck in Durham. Their food speaks to their mixed heritage of Puerto Rico and North Carolina. In response to skeptical questions on the authenticity of their food, the couple says that mixture is what America is.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p30-31, por Periodical Website
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Raleigh’s Soo Café is a Korean restaurant known for its Korean fried chicken, and other dishes such as kimchi, galbi, and bibimbap. The soy-garlic sauce, created by owner Young Jo, is the most popular sauce to pair with their famous fried chicken.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p31, il Periodical Website
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