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On February 2, representatives of the John Locke Foundation proposed a state-based REINS (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny) Act. The law would block North Carolina agencies from enacting major administrative rules and require the General Assembly to sign off on executive actions before they’re implemented. They hope for a regulatory process that is more transparent and accountable to citizens.
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Thousands showed up in downtown Raleigh to participate in the 10th Annual Moral March, as part of the Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) movement. The purpose was to empower all who were present to organize and mobilize for active engagement in the voting process. They are concerned about the moral state of politics and people who have been harmed by extremist policies.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p8, por Periodical Website
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina lost money in 2015 because of Obamacare. CEO Brad Wilson says that they may stop selling policies under the Affordable Care Act if losses continue. Question over health care reform remain on how we get from Obamacare to single-payer, either with a public option or Medicare buy-ins.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p11 Periodical Website
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Fernando Palma-Carias was a snitch for Wake County’s Drug Enforcement Administration in a case looking into the local arm of a Mexican drug cartel. In 2013, Carias was convicted for murdering his wife Marisol Rojas in front of their two children. Four months later, Carias filed a federal lawsuit accusing the DEA of luring vulnerable immigrants into dangerous drug operations through false promises of citizenship.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p13-17, il, por Periodical Website
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Party Illegal is Durham’s longest running electronic dance party, organized by local artists and musicians who work in creative contrast to the privileged tendencies of downtown Durham's current redevelopment. For them, Durham's new identity has repeatedly proven itself to be insensitive to race, class, and gender issues. Party Illegal addresses most of those through something as seemingly simple as a monthly dance party.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p18-19, por Periodical Website
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Oberlin Village, one of the original thirteen freed African-American communities in North Carolina, has all but disappeared. As Raleigh grew and expanded, Oberlin’s residents relocated and most of the area has been sold to developers. The 1873 Oberlin Cemetery still remains and the grassroots nonprofit Friends of Oberlin Village hopes to raise funds for a thermal scan to determine burial locations for preservation.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p33, il Periodical Website
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Café Helios closed abruptly in 2014 after twelve years in business, but has reopened as part of Raleigh’s downtown revival. Helios serves as a coffee shop and restaurant during the day and as a bar at night. Their menu’s specialty is breakfast, featuring the egg-mustard-and tomato signature croissant called The Early Rise.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p20-21, il Periodical Website
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Rose’s Meat Market and Sweet Shop in Durham butchers three or four pigs each week to make food like whiskey breakfast sausage, chorizo, and smoked pork chops. The bones are used in stock for ramen noodle dishes, a popular weekly lunch special. Rose’s rotates its ramen every three weeks and doesn’t repeat a recipe for an entire year.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p21, il Periodical Website
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Imbibe co-owner Mandey Brown describes the fare of her new Chapel Hill restaurant, which sits below her East Franklin Street hideaway and pub Zog's, as elevated bar food. The dishes are uniformly interesting but comforting and full of personality. Their menu’s specialties include chickpea sticks, a Thai pizza, gumbo, and Swedish meatballs.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p22, il Periodical Website
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