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For transgender people in the South who are looking to transition, accessing health care they need can be daunting. To help, hormone replacement therapy is now offered at Planned Parenthood South Atlantic in Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Asheville, and soon will be available in Charlotte as well. The nonprofit has also updated its language and programming to be more inclusive.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 28, July 2016, p7, il Periodical Website
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The Falls Whitewater Park Committee is a nonprofit that is trying to get the city of Raleigh to invest in a whitewater park that would be available for kayaking, fishing and tubing. With close access to North Carolina’s river system, kayakers would be trained in a safe environment before paddling in whitewater.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 34, August 2016, p16, il Periodical Website
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On Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union’s request was granted for a preliminary injunction against a part of North Carolina’s House Bill 2, heading off any potential enforcement of the law's bathroom provision until a ruling is obtained following the November trial. The U.S. District Court is skeptical of the state’s defense.
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After a federal court struck down North Carolina’s voter identification law, state Republicans have been trying to circumvent the decision by limiting early voting as much as possible. Under state law, county election plans need unanimous approval in order to be final.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 37, Sept 2016, p10, il Periodical Website
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The Wake County transit plan, which has its primary funding source on the November 8 ballot, promises to bring long-needed upgrades to the current bus system. However, some are wondering what improved transit could mean for Raleigh’s burgeoning gentrification problem.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 40, Oct 2016, p10 Periodical Website
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If passed, a transit referendum will quadruple bus service and revamp Wake County’s public transportation system over the next ten years. This would introduce rapid bus transit, commuter rail, local circulators for the municipalities, and express service across the county.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 39, Oct 2016, p11-14, il Periodical Website
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Roy Cooper officially became Governor-Elect of North Carolina on December 5, 2016. Over the next four years, citizens hope Cooper will take on the General Assembly, stand up for immigrants and refugees, support LGBTQ rights, make North Carolina government transparent, and pursue aggressive environmental policies.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 51, Jan 2017, p10-13, il, por Periodical Website
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Last week a Rolesville police officer was caught on camera throwing a high school student to the ground. Activists are now asking if North Carolina public schools need school resource officers.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 52, Jan 2017, p8-9, por Periodical Website
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In an abrupt fourth special session, North Carolina Republicans began to file as many bills as possible. The move sparked national outrage and threats of legal action from Governor-elect Roy Cooper and legislative Democrats.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 49, Dec 2016, p8-10, il Periodical Website
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The Carolina RailHawks owner, Steve Malik, announced that the soccer team is rebranding itself with a new name, North Carolina FC, and logo. The change is part of an aggressive public campaign to pursue a Major League Soccer franchise in Wake County.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 48, Dec 2016, p12-13, il, por Periodical Website
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Wake County commissioners, led by Jessica Holmes, will tackle affordable housing in 2017. The goal is to take a long-range look at affordable housing needs within the county, and to develop a twenty-year plan that explores ways to increase the stock of affordable housing in the county.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 47, Dec 2016, p8, por Periodical Website
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After two young African-American men were shot and killed by Raleigh cops, city officials say it’s necessary to understand different truths. Meetings are being held through Raleigh's Community Conversations Series, which is designed to facilitate a dialogue between residents, police officers, and elected officials about race and police relations.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 45, Nov 2016, p8, il Periodical Website
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In the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton loss in North Carolina by four points to Donald Trump. At the state level, however, Democrats had a large gubernatorial win by Roy Cooper. Democrats are left with mixed signals from North Carolina voters, and question the future of politics.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 44, Nov 2016, p42, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has made a number of controversial decisions regarding civil rights, social issues, education, the environment, and transparent governance. This issue of Indy Weekly compiled a list of sixty-six reasons why McCrory should not be re-elected as governor.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 41, Oct 2016, p10-16, il Periodical Website
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On February 29, white Raleigh police officer Daniel Clay Twiddy shot and killed an African-American man named Akiel Denkins near the corner of Bragg and East streets in Southeast Raleigh. Events such as this have resulted in mistrust of the police department. Proposed policy changes will consider employing body cameras and establishing a community oversight board with the ability to investigate and subpoena the police.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p9-12, por Periodical Website
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