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Inside Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes’s Push for Affordable Housing

At Monday’s commission meeting, she resigned. The next day, she changed her mind.

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Raleigh Officials Seek to Bridge the Divide Between the Cops and the Community

Activists say it’s not enough and demand a citizens’ oversight board

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Wake County Passes Paid Parental Leave for Its Four Thousand Employees

Employees will get six weeks of paid leave to new parents—including adoptive and foster parents

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Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally)

The answer, it seems, comes down to an us-against-them mentality. I was the them.

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Has Raleigh’s Bus System Been Left to Languish Because Many of Its Riders Are Poor and Black?

And will the county’s new transportation referendum lead to gentrification?

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Wake County School Board Chairman Says Sheriff Donnie Harrison Is Playing Politics with Transgender Students’ Lives

The sheriff says he only wants clarity for his deputies

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Wake Commissioners Debate How to Spend Food, Beverage, and Hotel Taxes

The county’s smaller municipalities—and some things that might not qualify as “cultural”—want a bigger piece of the pie, too

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With Carroll’s Kitchen, a Raleigh Restauranteur Hopes to Empower the Disadvantaged

The new nonprofit will provide jobs and skills to women in need—and the people behind it hope to spark a movement.

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When the Sir Walter Apartments Building Is Sold, Raleigh May Lose 140 Affordable Units

If the city doesn’t buy it, there’s not much it can do to keep the affordable housing in place

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From 2010–2014, Wake County Found 40 Private Wells with Dangerous Levels of Uranium. Then It Stopped Testing.

In 2014, former Wake County Water Quality Division leadership directed staff to stop uranium testing based on interpretation of county well regulations.

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N.C. State Researchers Say That, in a Drought-Stricken Future, the World Might Look to Cary

In 2001, the town implemented North Carolina’s first water recycling system, which scientists say may become more important as climate change wreaks havoc on water supplies

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While Raleigh and Durham Make Sense of State Restrictions on Body Cameras, Transparency Advocates Search for a Path Forward

Citizen-shot video footage is more important than ever before

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Wake’s Early Voting Debate Illustrates Why It’s Time to Rethink Partisan Elections Boards

Thirty-eight states’ elections are run by elected officials. North Carolina’s is not.

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A Raleigh Abortion Provider Worries about a Pro-Life Group’s Plans for the Building Next Door

The group is asking the city council to approve a crisis pregnancy center

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Will a New Townhouse Project Open the Floodgates for Raleigh Developers?

Critics say the change a developer has requested to a conservation district could have sweeping ramifications

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Can Raleigh’s New Affordable Housing Tax Overcome Market Pressures?

Advocates say it’s a good start—but it’s only a start

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Does Southeast Raleigh Need a New Homeless Center?

Residents are wary of the city’s plan to put a new facility next to the men’s shelter

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Neighbors Think a Developer’s Plans for the Velvet Cloak Inn Are Too Ugly

The iconic inn will soon give way to six stories of student housing

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White Raleigh Loves Wake’s Transit Plan, But Black Raleigh Isn’t Sold

Southeast Raleigh residents worry that bus rapid transit will accelerate gentrification

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Does Wake’s Partnership with ICE Make Immigrant Communities Less Safe?

Since 2008, eight thousand people have been deported under the 287(g) program

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by Bernard Baruch on Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally) (Wake County)

Is it not lost on these people that Jesus Christ was a "Jew-boy"? I wouldn't be surprised if some of …

by PRGuy on Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally) (Wake County)

Another one sided argument from the Indy. There are multiple bus stops in North Hills and north Raleigh, that contain …

by MX46 on Has Raleigh’s Bus System Been Left to Languish Because Many of Its Riders Are Poor and Black? (Wake County)

to elaborate on whatdoiknow's comment, the headline pertains to Durham as well. Transit in the triangle is run by a …

by where's the beef? on Has Raleigh’s Bus System Been Left to Languish Because Many of Its Riders Are Poor and Black? (Wake County)

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A new label comes to mind: CHINO (Christian in Name Only). Most Christian sects instruct adherents to not surrender to …

by Bernard Baruch on Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally) (Wake County)

Is it not lost on these people that Jesus Christ was a "Jew-boy"? I wouldn't be surprised if some of …

by PRGuy on Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally) (Wake County)

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