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Re: “Sankofa Farms Plants Seeds of Empowerment for Black Youth in Durham

Thank you Mr. Bell, this program is a much needed blessing. You have given these children a little more hope for the future. You are giving the children work ethic, agriculture, and the knowledge to continue the fight against hunger. This program will change the lives of a lot of people for the better. All of you worked so hard over the summer, and I can honestly say you have made a tremendous impact on my son. We thank you. Keep up the great work.

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Posted by Diana Carter on 03/09/2017 at 10:44 AM

Re: “The Legislature’s New Sales-Tax Plan Is Going to Cost Durham Big

Punishment for Durham's votes and support of lgbtq citizens?

Posted by J.P. McPickleshitter on 03/08/2017 at 8:31 PM

Re: “5 Things We Learned At Saturday’s March 4 Trump Rally

Melinda Earp: "We need to quit being, you know, divided..."

Melinda Earp: "I believe in christian people" and "those muslim people are not here to help us"

"We need to quit being divided, but THOSE DARN MUSLIMS WHO AREN'T LIKE ME MUST GO!!!"

Thank you, Melinda, for being such a fine, fine example of the mental disjunction required to vote for and believe in Trump and the GOP.

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Posted by SomeCallMe...Tim on 03/08/2017 at 11:13 AM

Re: “Breaking: Representative G.K. Butterfield Calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s Recusal from Trump-Russia Investigation “At Minimum”

GK Butterfield should be the one stepping down. He is a do nothing member of Congress who represents one of the poorest areas of Eastern NC. In all these years of being in office what has changed? Whatever happened to the NCCAR facility built as a research facility to entice GM, Ford, Toyota and others to use to the tune of 14million dollars under the guise it would bring jobs to the area? It currently has no tenants and one employee and is being rented out for motorcycle racing to ( hobbyists) not from the area. So who is this benefiting? Why isn't there an investigation into misappropriation of funds regarding this boondoggle.
Some answers are needed regarding this issue.

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Posted by Fj Rice on 03/08/2017 at 9:41 AM

Re: “Sankofa Farms Plants Seeds of Empowerment for Black Youth in Durham

Mr. Bell, Thanks for being that Servant Leader that the NC Public Education System so desperately needs. For those of you that want an opportunity to be apart of The Van for Hope Kickstarter Campaign,
here is the link:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2143665877/sankofa-farms-agricultural-academy-a-van-for-hope

Good Luck!!!

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Posted by Hawkins O'Neal on 03/08/2017 at 9:39 AM

Re: “Nominate your favorites

Next year I suggest having a category for party bus/limo services.

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Posted by rhoward14 on 03/07/2017 at 5:49 PM

Re: “Nominate your favorites

The Poppy hair salon in Durham is one of the best yet! The staff is friendly and the stylists are amazing! The owner Shannon is awesome!! Don't see where I can nominate them.

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Posted by Jeanine Drinkwine on 03/07/2017 at 3:52 PM

Re: “Photographs of the Rally to Support President Trump

such stylish characters

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Posted by terryboo on 03/07/2017 at 10:05 AM

Re: “Abandoned mobile homes plague North Carolina

My mom lost her house in the Matthew storm. She has been staying with me, I feel really bad because it was on my land. She loves making buetiful quilts, I just don't have the space she is used to. She is 78,I am disabled myself, and support my daughter and 12 year old granddaughter. I have been looking for her a used mobile home, but my budget is small. Plus it does cost a lot just to move and set up. So please contact me if you all out there have a home for my mom.ladybug6540@gmail.com

Posted by Mary Morris on 03/07/2017 at 7:13 AM

Re: “No carbs? Go nuts with cashews

Anyone who would eat a whole cup of cashews isn't doing it right. Eat a small handful, and you get about 5 grams of carbs. And, please, don't count calories. Calories are completely irrelevant. Count carbs.

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Posted by Ken Cory on 03/06/2017 at 9:14 PM

Re: “Nominate your favorites

When and how are the nominees notified if they made the top four? Thanks.

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Posted by Hillary on 03/06/2017 at 3:44 PM

Re: “Sorry, President Trump, But Your Raleigh Supporters’ Rally Was Definitely Not the Biggest of Them All

300 Trump Supporters ahowed up. Pathetic joke! His base is clearly dwindling and fellow Republicans are becoming exhausted with the daily Trump Drama that he creates. Insane Trump is on a golf outting every week, hiding from his Russian scandal he cant shake! Answer? Lets go on Twitter tyraid and attack Obama and Arnold Schwarzenegger like some crazy person we would unfriend on Face Book..but wait it is our National joke of a President! Talk about Sad!

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Posted by Dean Naujoks on 03/05/2017 at 9:14 AM

Re: “Sorry, President Trump, But Your Raleigh Supporters’ Rally Was Definitely Not the Biggest of Them All

I have lost respect for this reporter. She approached me and my husband. Definitely not the person she portrayed. There will be more of these rallies. We need to be aware of these snakes in the grass!!

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Posted by Toni Harris on 03/05/2017 at 7:53 AM

Re: “Sorry, President Trump, But Your Raleigh Supporters’ Rally Was Definitely Not the Biggest of Them All

Clearly Grayson Haver Currin used fraud to take a Trump supporter's donation.

This is illegal and should be investigated. Currin knowingly took money from a Trump supporter after deliberately causing that Trump supporter to think his donation was going to an effort that Trump supporter believed in.

That's the very definition of fraud.

Currin could have given the money back and explained what he was doing, but chose not to do so, and pocketed the money himself.

That's the very definition of theft, too.

If I went to a pro-abortion rally or some Democrat campaign event and portrayed myself as someone working on behalf of that issue or that organization and took donations from people I misled then I would be guilty of fraud and deserve prosecution.

It is very telling that when a former Indy editor and liberal does it, the Indy Week proudly publishes and applauds it. Sounds like they think it's okay to victimize people so long as the people you take advantage of are Trump supporters.

And they wonder why the country is so divided.

I'll be contacting the Wake County D.A. on this issue.

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Posted by BHO on 03/05/2017 at 5:43 AM

Re: “Sorry, President Trump, But Your Raleigh Supporters’ Rally Was Definitely Not the Biggest of Them All

I REALLY wish this had been advertised. I never heard a word about it. I did hear there would be rallies, even asked our local RNC chapter, They even said they had not heard of any. I surely would have been there and I'm certain there are others who would have as well.

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Posted by Cyndi on 03/04/2017 at 9:47 PM

Re: “The blues of Randall Bramblett's career-long cult status—and the promise of his new Devil Music

Small crowds like the one in Utrecht The Netherlands where I was with my 7 year young daughter may be humbling to RB but in real terms this is freaking absurd given the quality of his music, his musicians, every song he has written and every song he has played ....in Holland he was not even picked up by Paradiso Amsterdam but played The Helling a small venue in Utrecht....I have been playing his music to every visitor who entered my house ....over 500 in some 8 couchsurfer hosting years .... great music everybody acknowledges ...buy his stuff I will promote him until my last breath A real Southerner to be proud of.... Wish I would live in Georgia just to see him on a regular basis not once in a lifetime (so far)

Posted by George Hendriks on 03/04/2017 at 3:42 PM

Re: “Nominate your favorites

Pup's Day Out is outstanding they located in Raleigh North Carolina on Atlantic Avenue they have the best dog daycare grooming I ever seen in my life I took my puppy's there to be grooomed and when I went to go pick my puppy's they was groomed amazing I love the setting of the daycare the building is outstanding very colorful they make you feel very inviting I love pup's day out

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Posted by walley on 03/04/2017 at 3:27 PM

Re: “Two Hundred Varieties of Brown Booze and Southern Cooking Shine Together at Whiskey Kitchen

There is literally no food on this planet that is worth a 90 minute wait.

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Posted by MichyMitch on 03/04/2017 at 11:07 AM

Re: “Nominate your favorites

no way to nominate a business like best Real Estate Agency commercial and residential...

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Posted by Linda Raynor on 03/03/2017 at 8:37 PM

Re: “Durham’s New Parking Meters Are Confusing. We’re Here to Help.

When I hear the echo chamber justification for exchanging free parking for metered spaces, "something virtually every fast-growing city eventually decides to do", I am reminded of the old sayings I heard over and over again as a child. "If someone else jumps off of a cliff are you going to follow them?" "Two wrongs don't make a right." Just to name a couple.

As you might can tell I am adamantly opposed to the metered parking. They say that "the stated goal hasn't been to raise money but rather to increase turnover of in-demand on-street parking spaces downtown." What a bad joke. If that is the objective, put time limits on parking spaces and issue citations. You can use the same personnel that will be used to monitor the metered spots. And you can price the citations to make up for the money you "weren't trying to make." If you want to grub for money, don't lie about it. That makes it even more pathetic and dishonest to boot.

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Posted by DR B on 03/03/2017 at 5:21 PM

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