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Howard Clement III helped lead a boycott of white Durham merchants from 1968-1969, which began building his legacy as a local civil rights icon. Clement would go on to serve thirty years on the city council, longer than anyone else in Durham's history, before retiring two and a half years ago. He died last Wednesday of complications from Parkinson's disease at the age of eighty-two.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p10, por Periodical Website
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Local newspapers are publishing articles targeting the Lerner School, a small preschool and elementary school in Durham. Lerner is criticized for employing a teacher, Tal Matalon, who has attended rallies supporting the left-wing Students for Justice in Palestine. Lerner continues to be embroiled in an extended legal dispute over political views of Israel.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p8-9, il Periodical Website
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UNC president Margaret Spellings appointed conservative Andrew Kelly to a newly created position called Senior Vice President for Strategy and Policy. Kelly believes conservatives should pursue reforms that expand career and technical options, and that eliminating state funding in exchange for more autonomy can be good for a public university.
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Wake County commissioner Matt Calabria is working to raise awareness of a housing voucher program that places homeless and disabled vets into privately owned housing. Under the program, tenants pay up to thirty-percent of their incomes toward rent; the vouchers cover the rest.
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The Durham County Board of Elections announced that the State Board of Elections would be investigating a discrepancy discovered during an internal audit of the primary. Apparently, some provisional ballots were mishandled by staff. A new primary is now in consideration.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p6-7 Periodical Website
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Raleigh singer-songwriter Al Riggs is devoted to sharing North Carolina’s tough stories from a peculiar, necessary perspective. Since recording his first album at nineteen, Riggs has released sixteen more albums. His latest, Blue Mornings, may be his best, as Riggs deviates from the pent-up art rock of his past towards folk minimalism.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p26-27, por Periodical Website
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Andrea Reusing, and award-winning chef, embraces local, seasonal ingredients and advocates for food policy change. She opened Chapel Hill's Lantern in 2002, a restaurant which blends Asian and North Carolina flavors. Reusing's most recent endeavor at The Durham Hotel reinforces her commitment to neighboring farmers and producers.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p20-21, por Periodical Website
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An is a Cary restaurant featuring a fusion of Southern and Asian cuisines. An’s menu divides the courses into chapters, together forming a carefully constructed adventure. The spring and summer specialty, created by Chef Francisco Almaguer, is the rhubarb financier with brown butter sorbet, fromage blanc, and pickled fennel.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p25, il Periodical Website
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Earlier this year, a federal judge ruled that the legislature’s congressional district maps constituted an illegal racial gerrymander. So the legislature had to redraw the maps and reschedule the congressional primaries for June 7. Because of the time crunch between June and November, there will be no runoff.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p12-14, por Periodical Website
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Jilian and Ross Mickens are rebuilding an abandoned farm called Open Door Farm in Orange County. They aim to teach people the value and practice of sustainable farming. Their effort is part of a larger process of adding youth back into agriculture, an increasingly lost profession.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p19-20, por Periodical Website
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The Carrack Modern Art gallery moved to the Torus Building, a new space in downtown Durham. Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the Carrack welcomes musicians, filmmakers, poets, and dancers. Their mission is to connect artists, particularly marginalized and emerging ones, with social and financial support.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p16-18, il Periodical Website
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