2. Hillary will visit the Triangle on Thursday. Via ABC 11:
Of course Idaho went for Cruz. He's the first Potato-American to seek the presidency.— Matt Christman (@cushbomb) March 9, 2016
First, she'll be at Hillside High School in Durham, according to her website. The event starts at 3:50 p.m. but doors open at 1:50 p.m.
After that she will be at Broughton High School in Raleigh. Doors open at 3:45 p.m. and the event starts at 5:45 p.m.
3. Duke protest. Students at Duke are calling for the resignation of executive vice president Tallman Trask, who is accused of hitting a parking attendant with his car and calling her a racial slur. From WRAL:
Contrast between Clinton energy and Sanders/Trump energy striking. Again, half empty room here. pic.twitter.com/mRcUA1Thfo— Dave Helling (@dhellingkc) March 8, 2016
Protestors were calling for Trask’s resignation and demanding that he pay financial reparations to Underwood [the parking attendant].
"Right now we’re in that period of frustration and really angry and I think that has been the sense in the past week or so, but I think now it’s also time to kind of move forward and think about what’s the next step,” said student Felicia Arriaga
Students who gathered Tuesday evening also raised concerns about worker abuse within the parking and transportation department.
McCrory wrapped up the speech by bringing up the controversy over transgender people using the restroom of their choice, spurred by the Charlotte City Council’s recent anti-discrimination ordinance. He said it was the kind of ordinance “we never would have dreamed about in the state of North Carolina — California-type regulations,” which would change the basic standards of decency and privacy.”Spoken like a real Cruz.