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The Home Owners' Loan Corporation pioneered the practice of redlining, selectively granting loans and drawing lines around black and low-income neighborhoods. In East Durham, the largest redlined areas also suffer from a lack of trees, as compared to richer, white neighborhoods. This shows how discriminatory federal policies from the past affect Durham’s tree canopy today.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p10-11, por Periodical Website
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The North Carolina Senate passed its $22.2 billion budget on Friday, on a 26–13 party-line vote. Good things about the budget include a raise in teacher pay, elimination of the light rail funding cap, and reconsideration of historically black college and university tuition. Bad parts of the budget are cuts to low-income energy assistance, Jordan Lake clean-up, and education.
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Following months of protests over allegations of inhumane treatment of prisoners at the Durham County Detention Facility, the National Institute of Corrections toured the jail in late April to interview prisoners and staff members, and recommend improvements. A two-day report states that jail conditions have improved, but critics claim the report is superficial and neglects recommendations to provide mental health services.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p12, il Periodical Website
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Durham’s Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern and Raleigh’s Bare Theatre are two of the region’s oldest independent theaters. Neither group has its own permanent space for rehearsals and performances. As expenses become more difficult, they must rethink the way they structure their fundraising and the relationships they build with their audiences and the larger community.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p29, por Periodical Website
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Sofar Sounds is an international string of concerts in close quarters that uses subsequent online streams to subsidize pay-what-you-will shows packed into spaces as small as apartments. With its invite-only guest list, undisclosed lineup, secret location, and online integration, it's an update on the familiar house show model. In Raleigh, Sofar featured the band Jack the Radio, celebrating its fourth record Badlands.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p23, por Periodical Website
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Durham Independent Dance Artists is an independent dance organization in Durham. In Feature Presentation, Anna Barker and Leah Wilks investigate the complexities of curated self-image. They explore topics such as juice cleanses, dance auditions, Durham's Northgate Park neighborhood, politicians’ behavior, and social media.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p28, por Periodical Website
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Entrepreneur Ben Greene wants to eliminate the gap between farm and table in the Research Triangle. His innovative farm-at-table mobile kitchen, The Farmery, serves meals made from locally grown food. The food is so local that most comes from a Crop Box, a regionally produced shipping container converted into a greenhouse, beside The Farmery's Airstream kitchen.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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Raleigh Raw is the debut of a long-running local juice company from young entrepreneurs Sherif Fouad and Leslie Woods. For Fouad, it’s a personal quest to understand how diet affects health and causes diseases. The wide menu ranges from matcha tea-based drinks and oil-diffused coffee to a full slate of healthy breakfast and lunch options.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p14-15, por Periodical Website
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Piedmont is the revitalized Durham restaurant where Greg Gettles has served as executive chef for the last year. His restaurant’s pretzels are the most popular item on the new bar snacks menu. The pretzels are served with a fondue based on a reduction of Mother Earth Brewing’s Weeping Willow Wit and local cheeses.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p17, il Periodical Website
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Meishin Kyudojo is a Japanese archery studio operated by Dan and Jackie DeProspero in their backyard in Cary. Kyudo, or the way of the bow, is considered one of the purest forms of budo, or martial arts. In honor of the Onuma family, Dan’s mentors in Japan, he decided to continue the family’s legacy by bringing kyudo to the United States.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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