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North Carolina’s House Bill 909 rolls back provisions requiring Duke Energy to purchase renewable energy projects, like solar, from independent producers at the avoided cost rate. Proponents say the bill will promote conservation by reducing the demand for fossil fuels, but critics argue that the legislation will actually limit the state’s solar infrastructure.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 17, May 2017, p12-13, il Periodical Website
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According to the Congressional Budget Office, twenty-four million Americans will lose health insurance over the next decade. In North Carolina, individual-market premiums will rise over five-thousand dollars, the second highest increase in the country. Durham County provides a county-level map that compares subsidies and tax credits under the Affordable Care Act and the new American Health Care Act.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 17, May 2017, p6, il Periodical Website
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Matt Douglas, a Raleigh musician, became known in the Triangle area for his saxophone work with the Chris Boerner Quartet and his own band, The Proclivities. Douglas is now playing with two instrumental jazz bands known as The Hot at Nights, and the Mountain Goats. The Hot at Night has a new record, Three Kids, features music influenced by local musicians and diverse musical styles.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 17, May 2017, p14-16, por Periodical Website
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Raleigh-based artist, David McConnell, has a new work of art called Infinity Hundred, which stems from varied creative sources including music, mixed media, and a food forest. McConnell incorporated sustainably farmed foods into his art to supplement his income and to improve his son’s asthma. The art project has inspired McConnell to pursue permaculture on a larger level, aspires to teach people about sustainable practices.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 17, May 2017, p19, por Periodical Website
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The Durham County Sheriff’s Office recently installed video monitors in the jail’s lobby to offer a safer alternative to moving inmates around the jail for visits, and to give inmates more visitation opportunities. Critics, however, contend that video visitation is a thinly veiled move to eliminate in-person visits altogether and profit from incarceration by eventually charging visitors to use the service.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 17, May 2017, p11, por Periodical Website
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Artist Luke Demarest has a new solo exhibit at Durham’s Carrack Modern Art called, Aibohphobia and the Reifer’s Schadenfreude. Demarest uses 3-D printing and other mediums to test the boundaries of language, the borders between human and machine, and the interaction of design and chance.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 17, May 2017, p22-23, por Periodical Website
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