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Citing police and prosecutor misconduct, attorneys Theresa Newman and Jamie Lau of the Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic may be able to vindicate Derrick McRae, a mentally-ill black man, of a murder committed in Rockingham, NC in 1995.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p7-17, il, por Periodical Website
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The Ku Klux Klan of the 1960s, which was alive and well in North Carolina and has been documented in a new film 'Klansville U.S.A.' by UNC- Chapel Hill graduate Callie T. Wiser, bears a striking similarity to the Tea Party faction of today's Republican Party.
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North Carolina bluegrass icon Tommy Edwards and bluegrass newcomer Andrew Marlin of Mandolin Orange frequently team up to collaborate, especially at the North Carolina Museum of History as part of PineCone's Music of the Carolinas series.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p23, por Periodical Website
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The Interstate highway system in North Carolina faces daily issues of clogging, high traffic volume, and accidents. Unfortunately, over the next 35 years, the state of North Carolina will need to spend $11.3 billion in reconstruction and $9.4 billion to widen the roads. John Hood, president of the John William Pope Foundation suggests that rather than raising the sales tax, the state should consider using tolls to pay for interstate improvements.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p6-7, il Periodical Website
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Many Raleigh residents use AirBnB to rent out rooms in their homes, but some organizations, like Neighbors for Overnight Oversight, seek to ensure this new online service complies with laws.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p5-8, il Periodical Website
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Republican Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown seeks to redistribute wealth to lower-wealth counties. Sorg examines the various opinions of Democratic and Republican locals alike.
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Tucker examines how before 1994, burglary could land a person a life term in prison. Today, the same charge carries a maximum sentence of four years.
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Derrick McRae serves a life prison sentence for a crime he says he did not commit. His case has been appealed and two attorneys work to have him vindicated.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p7-17, por Periodical Website
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Lincoln Apartments sit empty and derelict after more than two years after residents have been evicted. The city of Durham must deal with the problem of low-income housing that does not meet minimum housing codes.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p6-7, il Periodical Website
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'Approaching Ali,' a one-act opera composed by Richmond-based guitarist D.J. Sparr, opened in January in Raleigh and Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p18-20, il Periodical Website
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Geary argues that the Tea Party is similar to the KKK because both seek to protect their way of life from liberal forces.
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Two arcade-bar combinations in Chapel Hill and Raleigh offer locals a chance to travel back in time and enjoy their favorite arcade games.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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Chapel Hill's bus transit system has been free to riders since 2002 but is now considering charging fares.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p11, il Periodical Website
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Geary examines the global and worrisome trend of the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer.
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After Islamic radicals shot 17 people in France, Duke extended an invite to Muslim students to broadcast their call to prayer. The university later rescinded its invitation.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p12-13, il Periodical Website
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