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As the debate between Charlotte and the General Assembly over transgender rights continues, neither side has seemed interested in ceding any ground on an issue that's sure to shape the next election. That all changed last week, however, when the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce publicly encouraged the city council repeal its nondiscrimination ordinance as an olive branch to the General Assembly.
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Scattered across Eastern North Carolina are towns that have never really adjusted to several decades of systemic economic changes. Some of these old towns are revitalizing to become notable destinations. In Kinston, Vivian Howard has brought a deserted quadrant of the city back to life with Chef & the Farmer, a sleek restaurant offering soft jazz and modern Southern cuisine.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p21-23, il Periodical Website
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Raleigh city manager Ruffin Hall unveiled his proposed budget last week, and it gives city employees a three-percent merit pay increase. But for the more than twenty-five hundred employees, that raise could effectively be erased by proposed changes to their health insurance coverage. In some cases, employees will actually take home less money.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p8-9 Periodical Website
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The search for an alternative site for FoodFirst, a new three-story building proposed by the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service to replace its existing pantry, is the subject of intense debate in downtown Carrboro. IFC director Michael Reinke says the situation is about feeding hungry people, and not about the homeless.
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Racial-justice groups protested in downtown Durham on Saturday. Shanika Biggs’ twenty-one-year old son, La'Vante, was shot and killed by Durham police officers last September. Investigations have concluded that there is no evidence of unlawful or criminally negligent conduct by law enforcement.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p8, por Periodical Website
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At last week's public hearing, dozens of mostly white residents effusively praised Wake County's transit plan. African-Americans in Southeast Raleigh, however, don’t believe they will benefit from the plan. Most of those who rely on city buses say the transit system has been expensive, inequitable, and unreliable for years.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p10, il Periodical Website
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Mountain Fiesta Yurt GLAMPing offers yurt rentals through Airbnb near the French Broad River. Yurts are a good compromise between camping and comfort for outdoors enthusiasts visiting Hot Springs, North Carolina. Accommodations are also located near craft breweries, white water rafting, and the Appalachian Trail.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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Richmond, Virginia is a charming southern city to visit, and just a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Durham, North Carolina. Like Raleigh, Richmond has the same downtown revitalization happening, with new breweries, art galleries, and shops. It also used to be the seat of the Confederacy, so the city has an old, interesting history.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p19-20, il Periodical Website
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Situated on the other side of the Appalachian Mountains, is Knoxville, Tennessee, a five-hour drive from the Triangle. The city is suffused with country music history, and in some ways, is similar to Durham in that it was a once-bustling Southern industrial hub that remains on the rebound.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p17-18, il Periodical Website
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Duck is the only town in the Outer Banks that allows dogs on the beach without leashes. As you make your way down south, suggested activities are kite surfing in Buxton, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, a trip to see wild horses at Ocracoke, and the Outer Banks Brewing Station.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p24-25, il Periodical Website
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The Body Politic, written by University of North Carolina School of the Arts graduates Charles Osborne and Leo Hurley, is an opera based on the tale of a girl who is raised and disguised as a boy so her father doesn’t kill her. After the passage of House Bill 2, the opera premiered at the state legislative building to inspire civil discourse through art.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p33, por Periodical Website
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In a year when political forces have denied equal status to a certain class, The New Colossus is the second regional show in which characters just as doggedly deny equality to family members and lovers, based on their perceived differences. The play is a Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern premiere at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p34, por Periodical Website
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Makus Empanadas is an Ameri-Argentine restaurant in Durham, owned by brothers Hernan and Santiago Moyano and their friend Ricky Yofre. The menu reflects a fusion of South American flavors with the American palate. One of the main features is the empadog, a thick hot dog baked in crispy empanada dough.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p30-31, il Periodical Website
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Raleigh Brewing Company is a twenty-barrel brew house and taproom attached to a brewing store. The brewery’s newest seasonal is a blood orange wheat beer called the First Squeeze. The ingredients consist of wheat, malted barley, caramel malts, and blood orange peels.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p31, il Periodical Website
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