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38213
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Senate president Calvin Graves’ conclusion, that North Carolina needed railroads, brought a better connection between the state’s crop producing west and machinery producing east. Results were the founding of cities such as Burlington and creation of conduits for ports such Wilmington’s. The irony behind this beginning is Grave’s concluded political career in his home county and relative anonymity today. Currently, only a highway marker in Yanceyville recognizes his role in the growth of North Carolina’s manufacturing industries’ muscle.
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36265
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With an increase in elderly populations, facilities such as CCRCs, home health agencies, assisted living centers, and nursing homes are all the more a must. Illustrating the need and benefits of these services are statistics related to elderly populations, changes in socio-cultural values related to the heightened need, and profiles for facilities such as River Landing in Wallace.
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27105
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Runaway is a small company known for its “Durm” shirts and stickers. Gabriel Eng-Goetz and Justin Laidlaw founded the company five years ago, and recently opened a new store in downtown Durham. Runaway strives to represent a community of unconventional people with unusual careers, talents, and backgrounds.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 16, April 2016, p18-19, por Periodical Website
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36272
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With an increasing number of Americans living the golden years, facilities such as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) are experiencing a financial and occupational boom. Asserting the ever growing need for facilities such as the profiled Belle Meade and Plantation Estates were statistics for this elderly population and health conditions such as Alzheimer’s.
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36276
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The silent killer for decades in the farming industry is nematodes. Possibly ridding plants of this microscopic roundworm by 2020 is the root knot nematode experiment. This research project, backed by the Gates Foundation, is being undertaken by AgBiome, a biochemical company in Durham.
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36308
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For Henderson, the word roses can remind natives of a common surname in town. Two native sons most associated with the name: Charlie Rose, longtime host of the TV program “CBS This Morning”; Paul Rose, founder of the department store that opened in 1915. The word can also prompt reminders of Henderson’s blossoming economic development, in establishment of businesses like Iams Pet Foods and a Durham semiconductor firm, Semprius.
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36307
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The ELF—a conglomeration of a car, bike, and trike—intends to ease traveling in an increasingly urbanized world. Companies on a roll with this form of transportation include the profiled Organic Transit of Durham and its European counterpart, Schaeffler AG. Promotion of the product included these advantages: safer than a bicycle, more weather resistant than a scooter, and not subject to laws related to the electronic bike market.
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36494
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Summer camp has been redefined in the North Carolina towns of Asheville, Greensboro, and Durham through Queer Oriented Radical Days of Summer. A response to the Same Sex Marriage Amendment passed in 2012, offers a place for creative expression and community building for queer and trans youth. Activities include Safe Sex and Consent and music lessons, as well as traditional summer camp activities like canoeing and nature walks.
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23969
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PickleFest in Durham brings a wealth of sour tastes to the city: Pickled Pepper Sour Beer, Bamboo Pickles, and much more.
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Though crime rates have fallen in Durham incidents of domestic violence remain high. The Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) responds to these calls, though employees say that many incidents of abuse go unreported. DCRC is responsible for about 250 calls per month and aids 1,500-2,000 victims of domestic violence and sexual assault each year.
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20777
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Ward 2 in Durham has been represented by Howard Clement III since 1983 who will step-down from his post this fall. The writers of Indy Week offer their endorsement for candidate Eddie Davis.
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20776
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The Indy Week staff endorses incumbent Durham Mayor Bill Bell. He will run against Michael Valentine and Reverend Sylvester Williams in the city's upcoming mayoral election. \r\n
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 38, Sept 2013, p17, il Periodical Website
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31139
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McDaniel discusses the educational success of young males of color, and how the Bridges to Success program in Durham, NC seeks to design interventions to improve outcomes for these youth.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 38 Issue , 2013, p40-42, il, bibl
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31145
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The authors explore how the City of Durham developed a pilot study to address access to transit with the objective of identifying ways to reduce the exposure of pedestrians and cyclists to crashes and improving connectivity for transit users to destinations.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 38 Issue , 2013, p44-47, il, map
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Durham's District Attorney Tracey Cline was recently removed from office for making \"false and malicious statements\" against Judge Orlando Hudson. Judge Leon Stanback will be interim DA during Cline's appeal and until a new DA can be elected, a process that may take upwards of two years.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Mar 2012, p11, 13 Periodical Website
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