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Residents at the Lincoln Apartments on Lakeland Street in East Durham are being evicted. The fifty-five year old buildings can no longer be financed by its owners, a nonprofit called Lincoln Hospital Foundation. Residents received notification last week that they must vacate the premise by Halloween of this year.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 40, Oct 2012, p11, il Periodical Website
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After a U.S. Department of Justice investigation brought up racial profiling charges, deportation cases have been dropped in Alamance County. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have dropped six cases since the report was presented on September 18th.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 40, Oct 2012, p13 Periodical Website
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Previous Republican presidential hopeful John McCain lost the state in 2008 election, something candidate Mitt Romney hoped to avoid in 2012. To reverse last elections democratic vote, the Romney campaign organized supporters to engage and persuade citizens to vote for their candidate in the upcoming presidential election.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 44, Oct 2012, p9-10, il Periodical Website
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Volunteers for President Barrack Obama's campaign redoubled their efforts in 2012 to ensure the state's electoral votes supported the president in his reelection attempt. First-hand accounts describe volunteer activities throughout the state and their motivation for getting involved.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 44, Oct 2012, p7-8, il Periodical Website
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Orange County residents elected an all-female group of politicians to represent them in the N.C. General Assembly. These women include Senator Ellie Kinnaird, Representative Verla Insko, and Representative-elect Valerie Foushee and comprise the first all-female delegation representing Orange County. Despite success in Orange County, there are still only 39 women in the state legislature, that's just 23 percent.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 46, Nov 2012, p8, por Periodical Website
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Prestage Farms, located in Clinton, recently donated ten million dollars to North Carolina State University. Donated money will aid in maintenance and upgrades to the University's poultry science building. Accepting this donation is controversial after a 2012 reported on abuse and neglect of animals on the Prestage Farms.
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Johnny's is a grocery store located a mile outside of downtown Carrboro. The establishment is cherished by some while reviled by other neighbors who complain about the noise disturbance when the store hosts live bands. Management continues to change and current managers will be out in December leaving this quirky store's future unclear.
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The Dix Park in Raleigh was created after the General Assembly closed the Dorothea Dix Hospital. Since then, a battle by concerned citizens ensued to keep the park open for public use. Council of State ruled on Tuesday to put the city of Raleigh in control of the 325 acre park, keeping it open for the foreseeable future.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 49, Dec 2012, p11-12, il Periodical Website
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Newly elected Governor Pat McCrory and his cabinet members began discussion about state budget reforms. The author predicts what changes will be made based on the Republican controlled government and considering campaign speeches. Increasing revenue and decreasing expenditures, for example state funded mental health programs, are the tact the newly elect Republican governor intends to follow in balancing the state budget.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 3, Jan 2013, p11 Periodical Website
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Upcoming changes to taxes are expected with the newly elected Republican majority. Republican leaders propose eliminate personal income tax and increasing sales taxes. The author analyzes how these changes may be implemented and subsequent impact on the state's citizens.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 3, Jan 2013, p19 Periodical Website
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The author attempts to predict the Republican tact on education reform in the coming term. Considering campaign speeches and previous votes, Republicans prefer a free market principle for education. Free market education means allowing parents to choose between charter and public schools for their children's education.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 3, Jan 2013, p15 Periodical Website
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The Triangle is home to a large mass of performers dedicated to the HIP approach--means \"historical informed performance.\" This means musicians use period instruments to perform works written anytime from the Renaissance to the 19th century. A new festival has thus sparked in the region for the HIP crowd.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 4, Jan 2013, p43, f Periodical Website
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Granny flats, or detached backyard dwellings also known as accessory homes or backyard cottages, were built in the last decade in Durham border Duke University's East Campus after local ordinances governing their construction were revamped. But due to the the enforcement of an invalid city code, many have been left empty and cut off from potential renters. Coleman discusses the use of the occupancy by primary owner clause, its invalidation by the North Carolina Court of Appeals in 2008, and how Durham officials were unaware until recently that they were not supposed to enforce it.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 50, Dec 2012, p11, f Periodical Website
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In a recent report from the U.S. Department of Justice, the sheriff's office of Alamance County is alleged to have participated in racial profiling of Latino drivers. Arrests in traffic stops of Latinos were used to process individuals for deportation; these findings have led to re-examination of many immigration cases from Alamance County.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 50, Dec 2012, p15 Periodical Website
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Aqua North Carolina, a subsidiary of Aqua American, one of the nation's largest private utility companies, has approached the controversial development 751 South, in Durham to provide a water source. Aqua is attempting to make a deal with Chatham County, although the water would come from Durham itself, who sells it to Chatham; Aqua would them essentially be selling the water back to Durham at a higher price.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 50, Dec 2012, p9-10, f Periodical Website
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