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for Independent Weekly Vol. 25 Issue 49, December 2008
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North Carolina has been among the more progressive states when it comes to tackling the problem of Internet access. Although, efforts have been not as effective as they could be because of the lack of a national strategy. Many are hoping President Barack Obama will help create a strategy to combat the digital divide. Until then, state efforts to increase access to high speed internet and educational technology is strong and those efforts are detailed.
The Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) just opened its theater and the center is filling local residents with pride. The success of the theater depends on more than just Durham residents. Local politicians describe how the center is unique and promote a competition with Raleigh. However, the success of DPAC will depend on the entire Triangle region for it to be a success and local leaders should rethink their marketing strategy.