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for Indy Week Vol. 32 Issue 28, July 2015
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By the start of the fiscal year, July 1, 2015, Republicans in General Assembly have yet to pass a state budget for North Carolina. North Carolina locals fear that budget talks will be postponed and come too late for state schools to be able budget appropriately.
The American Tobacco Trail spans 6.5 miles of the Durham area and lies over a former rail bed, traveling from downtown to suburbia. Because the trail passes through neighborhoods of varying incomes, some trailgoers feel unsafe. The author discusses locals' views about the safety of the trail.
The court case of the N.C. NAACP vs. McCrory centers on the exclusion of voters' ballots for various undetermined reasons. The case is an example of efforts to fight voter suppression.
Moogfest is a multi-day music event meant to explore the connection between creativity, sound, and technology. Asheville began hosting the event in 2010. The 2016 Moogfest will be hosted in Durham.
Dr. John Sheppard discovered a way to use natural yeasts from wasps and bees to create new flavors in beer.