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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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Duke University’s adjunct faculty members celebrated a vote to join the Service Employees International Union last Monday. Many of non-tenured, non-rank faculty members who favored the vote felt underpaid and treated as disposable. Modern-day universities run like a business and faculty struggle to gain tenure.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p19-21, il, por Periodical Website
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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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Kay Crowder takes over as a member of the Raleigh City Council after her husband lost his battle with cancer.
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Republicans in Raleigh allow the legalization of sweepstakes gambling dens, an industry that preys on the poor.
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Geary discusses the issues with anti-LGBT laws, such as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and how they decide whether or not businesses can deny service to LGBT groups. This article discusses the importance of serving all customers equally, regardless of a business's religious ideals.
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Duke Energy has a monopoly on power in North Carolina and pushes for offshore drilling, but many residents hope solar power is in the near future, if Duke Energy does not push against solar power. Perhaps it is best to break Duke Energy's stronghold on energy in North Carolina.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 12, March 2015, p10, il Periodical Website
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Geary summarizes Republican Senators' plots to undermine Raleigh's political power and give more say to corporations and corporate executives.
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Governor Pat McCrory supports the oil and gas industry and may be helping to push North Carolina in the direction of offshore drilling, which could have detrimental effects on the state's coast.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 10, March 2015, p12, por Periodical Website
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Republicans gerrymandered school-board districts to gain an upper hand in the General Assembly and cut public school budgets, effectively undermining public school education in Wake County.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 9, March 2015, p12, por Periodical Website
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Geary recounts Gov. McCrory's reaction to Craig Hicks' shooting of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill and how the governor has changed throughout his time in Raleigh.
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Geary discusses Patsy Keever's election as chair of the state Democratic Party.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 5, February 2015, p11, il Periodical Website
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Nancy McFarlane, a political independent, has a lot of Democrats supporting her for her re-election campaign.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 4, February 2015, p10, por Periodical Website
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Raleigh Council members met to discuss how best to improve and develop Raleigh. City dwellers believe improvement comes with better public transit and affordable housing.
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Geary discusses Republicans' plans to close three academic centers on UNC campuses. These centers happen to focus on poverty, diversity, and minorities, making the Republicans' decision seem like an attack on certain groups of people.
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