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Your Party’s Dead, Man: Data Shows New N.C. Voters Abandoning Dems, GOP

Your Party’s Dead, Man: Data Shows New N.C. Voters Abandoning Dems, GOP

Of the 973,776 voters added to North Carolina’s rolls since May 2008, 80 percent have registered unaffiliated, according to Democracy NC

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The Dalai Lama Will Visit Raleigh This Fall and This Is a Very Big Deal

Triangulator He could be the very last Dalai Lama, you know

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Trump, Erdoğan, and Populist Oppression: What We Can Learn from Turkey’s Regime

National The similarities are striking—and frightening

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Durham County Manager Proposes a Property Tax Hike to Pay for Schools, Growth

Triangulator Wendell Davis is also eyeing universal pre-K beginning in 2018

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U.S. Supreme Court Says N.C.’s 2011 Congressional Gerrymander Was Unconstitutionally Racist

Triangulator The decision could open the floodgates for a wave a anti-gerrymandering actions across the South

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In Wake Schools, Why Aren’t Gifted Black and Hispanic Students Being Given the Same Opportunities as Their White and Asian Counterparts?

Wake County Ninety percent of students in the single-subject accreditation program are white or Asian. Just 5 percent are black or Hispanic.

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By the Time You Read This, ICE Might Have Shipped Durham Resident Wendy Miranda Fernandez Back to El Salvador—Perhaps to Her Death

Durham County The 23-year-old fled violence in her home country nine years ago. She’s been in ICE custody since March.

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A Wake Schools Program Helps White, Asian, and Male Students Advance in Math. Black, Hispanic, and Female Students? Not So Much.

News Feature There are startling disparities in the three-year-old single-subject accreditation program

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Reuniting Fourteen Durham Families, Black Mama's Day Bail Out Aims to Reform the State's Racially Biased Ransom Demands

Durham County The national action was spearheaded here by Southerners on New Ground and culminated in a Mother's Day celebration at Hillside Park.

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The Wake School System Wants $45 Million in Extra Funds from the County. The County Manager Says Schools Can Make Do with a Third of That.

Wake County Instead, Jim Hartmann says, the system should spend its reserves

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The Reverend Barber Is Leaving the N.C. NAACP, But He’ll Still March When We Need Him

North Carolina The Moral Mondays leader will now lead a Poor People’s Campaign

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Senator Burr Says He Won’t Let His Intelligence Committee’s Trump-Russia Investigation Turn into a Witch Hunt

Triangulator But he will follow up on “every intelligent statement.”

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The Durham City Manager Seeks a Tax Hike to Pay for More Affordable Housing

Triangulator The additional $2.7 million the tax would raise won’t solve the problem, Thomas Bonfield said, but it will help

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Despite Governor Cooper’s Veto, HB 467—the Hog-Farm-Protection Bill—Is Now Law

Triangulator The N.C. House and Senate overrode the governor’s veto last week

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Critics Say Duke Energy Is Trying to Roll Back Regulations and Corner the Market on Solar Development

News Feature The utility giant threw its weight between a legislative effort that would give it a big say over how solar develops in North Carolina

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Is Raleigh Plan to Revamp Citizens Advisory Councils a Boon for Residents—or Developers?

Wake County The city wants to replace the CACs with a Citizens Engagement Board, which critics worry will make it easier for developers to exert their will

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As the Durham County Jail Plans to Roll Out Video Visitation, Activists Don’t Trust the Sheriff’s Intentions

Durham County Inmate advocates worry the jail will get rid of in-person visits

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Making things worse, the GOP gerrymander used 2 long-lasting tricks, "packing and cracking". Packing puts as many Dem voters as …

by MBH on Your Party’s Dead, Man: Data Shows New N.C. Voters Abandoning Dems, GOP (Triangulator)

I have to disagree with Charles. Unaffiliated or independents may be more engaged and informed about the primary process. As …

by erike on Your Party’s Dead, Man: Data Shows New N.C. Voters Abandoning Dems, GOP (Triangulator)

Always, in the name of schools, which continue to not perform as they should in this county.

by Barbara 2 on Durham County Manager Proposes a Property Tax Hike to Pay for Schools, Growth (Triangulator)

Boys still performing better in math and girls in English. Imagine that. Social engineering just not working for the public …

by Barbara 2 on In Wake Schools, Why Aren’t Gifted Black and Hispanic Students Being Given the Same Opportunities as Their White and Asian Counterparts? (Wake County)

Like it or not, as a consumer of electricity, you are going to pay for all of the operating costs. …

by John Trololo on Critics Say Duke Energy Is Trying to Roll Back Regulations and Corner the Market on Solar Development (News Feature)

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Making things worse, the GOP gerrymander used 2 long-lasting tricks, "packing and cracking". Packing puts as many Dem voters as …

by MBH on Your Party’s Dead, Man: Data Shows New N.C. Voters Abandoning Dems, GOP (Triangulator)

I have to disagree with Charles. Unaffiliated or independents may be more engaged and informed about the primary process. As …

by erike on Your Party’s Dead, Man: Data Shows New N.C. Voters Abandoning Dems, GOP (Triangulator)

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