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‘We have no idea how many children are in adult jails’
Friday, July 27, 2018
How many of North Carolina’s children are currently locked up with adults in a county detention facility? How many were housed with adults last year? And the year before? No one actually knows the statewide count. In fact, the last year that statewide information was made available was in 2013, when the N.C. Department of Public Safety still kept
 
SNAP expected to be harder to use at some farmers markets
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
At farmers markets around North Carolina, the tables are piled high with tomatoes, okra, cucumbers, peaches and more. But even as the growing season peaks, some folks who might want to buy will have a harder time bringing those fresh fruits and vegetables home. That’s because the technology company that currently processes Supplemental Nutrition
 
County agencies, nonprofit groups continue fight to end homelessness
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
DURHAM – Members of the Coalition for Affordable Housing and Transit met Monday to give an update on homelessness in Durham. The meeting was an informational presentation on efforts by Durham city and county governments, and local nonprofit organizations to eradicate homelessness. The coalition is advocating for affordable housing at 60 percent area
 
Coalition forms to support civil rights claims of death row inmates
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
DURHAM – On July 16, an array of groups filed briefs in the N.C. Supreme Court to support the civil rights claims of four defendants of color who argue they should not remain on death row due to documented evidence of racial bias in their cases. Defendants’ Marcus Robinson, Quintel Augustine, Tilmon Golphin, and Christina Walters were the first
 
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Women’s Equality Day is a call for action

DURHAM – Women have been marching for their rights ever since the days of suffrage. And