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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

He could be the very last Dalai Lama, you know

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Excitement Mounts for the Raleigh City Elections. (What, You Haven’t Noticed?)

There’s a familiar cast of characters, but at least a couple of new faces as well

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Court Documents: DNA Samples Indicate That N.C. Hog Farms Sprayed Pig Feces on Neighbors’ Homes

In related news, Governor Cooper vetoed HB 467, but his veto could be overridden next week

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What Will Trumpcare Mean for Tar Heels?

If you’re poor or older, get out your wallet

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After Community Outcry, Wendy Miranda-Fernandez’s Deportation Appears Stalled—For Now

The twenty-three-year-old Durham resident fled violence in her native El Salvador when she was fourteen

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Donald Trump’s First Hundred Days: The Anatomy of Failure

He tweeted a lot. He sucked a lot more.

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The Durham-Orange Light Rail Heads to Washington, D.C.

Good news for light rail supporters: the budget compromise expands the Federal Transit Administration’s budget

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Civil Disobedience (and Swearing!): A May Day March on Durham City Hall

“I was trying to figure out what the message was,” says police chief CJ Davis.

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Wake Commissioners Call Out Developer Daniel Eller for Pushing to Evict Forest Hills Residents

The Chapel Hill landlord stopped accepting their rent last week

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Mayor Nancy McFarlane Really Wants the Dalai Lama to Visit Raleigh Next Year

Later this month, she’s going to India to see him

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Mark Binker, a Dean of the State Press Corps, Passes Away at 43

He was the best of us

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In November, 508 North Carolinians Voted Illegally. Is That a Big Deal?

Voter ID could have stopped exactly one of them

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Autopsy Reveals That Durham Police Shot Kenneth Bailey Jr. in the Back

Bailey, who fled police on February 15, was shot in the left side of his upper back and the front of his leg

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Durham Wants to Help Homeowners Whose Tax Bills Have Gone Up Because of Revitalization. But Should They Have to Pay the City Back If They Move?

“I think nickel-and-diming people who are really struggling to stay in their homes when we are willing to give out millions of dollars to companies does not make sense.”

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Just because unaffiliated voters can vote in either primary, it doesn't mean they do. Judging by voter turnout in NC, …

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

You CAN vote in a primary if you're registered as an unaffiliated voter. This changed several years ago.
In fact, …

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

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)

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Just because unaffiliated voters can vote in either primary, it doesn't mean they do. Judging by voter turnout in NC, …

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

You CAN vote in a primary if you're registered as an unaffiliated voter. This changed several years ago.
In fact, …

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

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