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For Congressional Republicans, Repealing Obamacare Is Political Theater. For These Tar Heels, It’s a Matter of Life and Death.

The Republicans’ alternative may have died an ignominious death last week, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to give up.

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Trump Isn’t Hitler, Local Jewish Leaders Say. But They’re Still Worried—And Not Only for Themselves.

Amid a rising tide of anti-Semitism, including a bomb threat at the Sandra E. Lerner Community Day School, the Jewish community rallies to protect the marginalized.

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Born in the Shadow of N.C. State, Steeped in Parties and Punk Rock, Raleigh’s Historic Maiden Lane Will Soon Perish in the Name of Progress

In its place: another fifty-foot-tall apartment building

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After Fifteen Years, the Michael Peterson Case Concludes But Provides Little Closure

Peterson pleaded guilty but maintains his innocence. Kathleen Peterson’s daughter and sisters don’t believe him.

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From Skater to Hater: General Michael Flynn’s Epic Wipeout

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Fourteen Years Ago, Michael Peterson Was Convicted of Killing Her Mother. Now, Caitlin Atwater Breaks Her Silence in an Exclusive Interview.

This is not the story of a murder. This is the story of a victim—and the victim’s daughter, a legacy, and fading memories.

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Michael Peterson Will Plead Guilty to Manslaughter, But He Still Claims He Didn’t Do It

The bizarre tale that captured America's imagination is coming to an end. (Also, what’s up with the owl?)

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Michael Peterson’s Defense Blames SBI Misconduct for His 2003 Conviction

While Peterson is pleading guilty, he is also maintaining his innocence. This is the defense’s theory of the case.

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The Peterson Case: A Timeline

A quick guide to one of the longest legal sagas in the Triangle’s history.

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The INDY’s Coverage of the Michael Peterson Case

For the last fifteen years, the Michael Peterson murder case has been a saga unlike anything the Triangle has seen. From the 2003 trial to the 2017 manslaughter plea, here is the INDY’s reporting and commentary on it.

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Felipe Molina Mendoza’s Story Shows How Arbitrary America’s Immigration System Can Be—And It’s Only Going to Get Worse

The Durham resident came within a few days of being deported after his political asylum application was denied

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Meet the Triangle Refugees Who Donald Trump Believes Pose a Threat to the United States

They came here in search of a better life. In light of Trump’s “Muslim ban,” will those who want to follow be allowed to join them?

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Welcome to the Resistance: Trump Is President, But Trumpism Can Never Prevail

Trump’s first few days inspired fear. The mounting opposition inspires hope.

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The Resistance, Day One: As Trump Is Sworn In, Protesters (and Anarchists) Swarm Washington, D.C., Streets

Riot cops, tear gas, concussion grenades, a limo on fire: the peaceful transfer of power was not all that peaceful

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The Resistance, Day Two: The Women’s March on Raleigh Brings 17,000 Downtown

Much of the group’s energy seemed to be an expression of collective rage.

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The Resistance, Day Two: With N.C. Organizers at the Women’s March on Washington

Three times as many people came to the Women’s March as went to Trump’s inauguration. Thousands of them were Tar Heels.

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At the Dawn of the Trump Era, Local Immigrant Groups Aim to Become a Potent Political Force

Facing a hostile legislature and federal government, undocumented immigrants are preparing to lobby the General Assembly

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Five Things We Want to See from New Governor Roy Cooper

The legislature will fight him at every turn, but Cooper needs to remember the progressive movement that got him to the Executive Mansion

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The Year in Review: A Timeline of 2016

Recapping the year’s major events, in North Carolina and across the world

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Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot? (Yes): Welcome to the INDY’s Year in Review

Rummaging through the dumpster fire of 2016 and six resolutions for living in Trump’s America

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