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North Carolinians Will Take Obama Over Trump, Survey Finds

Hey, North Carolina Hillary supporters. Here's a statistic that might make you want to rip your hair out: One-third of...
INDY Week  |  01-18-2017  |  Triangulator

Activists Demand Removal of Police Officers from Wake County Schools

A few weeks ago, a harrowing  Wake County story dominated national headlines. Jasmine Darwin, a fifteen-year-old student at Rolesville High,...
INDY Week  |  01-18-2017  |  Triangulator

Price Going to Inaguration, But Will Wear 'Symbol' on Lapel

Congressman David Price will not be joining Congressman G.K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Alma Adams' boycott of Donald Trump's inaguration. Instead, he...
INDY Week  |  01-17-2017  |  Triangulator

N.C. Fishers Face a Policy Battle Today That Will Affect Our Local Seafood Options

Few policy battles in the past decade have been as hotly debated as those involving changes to the state’s commercial...
INDY Week  |  01-17-2017  |  Big Bite

Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Congresswoman Alma Adams Will Boycott Inauguration; Price Still Not Sure

Congressman G.K. Butterfield told the INDY moments ago that he has too many concerns about President-elect Donald Trump to participate...
INDY Week  |  01-17-2017  |  Triangulator

The Morning Roundup: Polls Show Little Confidence in Trump

Good morning everyone. Let's dive in. 1) More great news for Trump.…...
INDY Week  |  01-17-2017  |  Triangulator

Matthew Griffin Snags 2017 Crook's Corner Book Prize for His Graceful Novel, Hide

Greensboro native Matthew Griffin has won the fourth-annual Crook's Corner Book Prize for a debut novel set in the South...
INDY Week  |  01-16-2017  |  Artery

Song Premiere: Peter Holsapple Returns to Solo Work with a New Single

Peter Holsapple, who co-fronted power-pop cult heroes The dB’s in the eighties and subsequently worked with everyone from R.E.M. to...
INDY Week  |  01-16-2017  |  Scan

Theater Review: An In-Process Adaptation of De Profundis Is Still Floundering in Oscar Wilde's Seas

De Profundis ★ ½ PlayMakers Repertory Company, Chapel Hill Through Sunday, Jan. 15 Last year, PlayMakers Repertory Company's second-stage series devoted...
INDY Week  |  01-13-2017  |  Artery

Movie Review: In Silence, Scorsese Taps a Deeply Spiritual Vein in a Visceral Story of Faith

Silence ★★★★ ½ Opening Friday, Jan. 13 We may never see the likes of Martin Scorsese again in American cinema...
INDY Week  |  01-12-2017  |  Artery

Cooper Picks Commerce and Administration Secretaries

Governor Cooper announced two more cabinet picks today: Machelle Sanders to head the Department of Administration and Anthony Copeland to...
INDY Week  |  01-12-2017  |  Triangulator

NC Comicon and Oak City Comicon Consolidate Brands as New Competition From Florida Looms

Basking in the success of November’s annual NC Comicon in Durham and its Raleigh-based spinoff, Oak City Comicon, the conventions' owners...
INDY Week  |  01-11-2017  |  Artery

Pennies on the Dollar: A Tour of the North Carolina’s Gender-Wage Gap

Yesterday, the N.C. Budget & Tax Center released new data on the gender wage gap in North Carolina—throwing more cold...
INDY Week  |  01-11-2017  |  Triangulator

SCOTUS Grants Emergency Stay For 2017 Special Elections

For the time being, at least, we won't have special elections in 2017. There seems to be no dissent on...
INDY Week  |  01-10-2017  |  Triangulator

Moogfest Announces Nona Hendryx, Moor Mother, SURVIVE, and More in First Wave of Programming

For its second stand in Durham, Moogfest is rolling out its programming lineup in phases, the first of which just...
INDY Week  |  01-10-2017  |  Scan

Forbes Magazine Selects MATI Energy Founder Tatiana Birgisson for Prestigious 30 Under 30 List

The last time I saw Tatiana Birgisson, founder and CEO of MATI Energy, she was cutting the yellow ribbon in...
INDY Week  |  01-09-2017  |  Big Bite

Raleigh Entrepreneur Launches CurEat App, Where Local Chefs and Other Influencers Curate Restaurant Listings

Steve Mangano has seen too many food industry colleagues burned by angry reviews on Yelp and other dining apps. "There...
INDY Week  |  01-09-2017  |  Big Bite

The Morning Roundup: Cooper Makes a Splash

Good morning. Here's what you missed this weekend. 1.…...
INDY Week  |  01-09-2017  |  Triangulator

The Nasher Museum of Art Receives a Significant Gift, a Major Painting by Archibald Motley

“Hot Rhythm,” a major painting by Archibald Motley, has been donated to the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University...
INDY Week  |  01-06-2017  |  Artery

The Morning Roundup: The Day After Tomorrow Edition

Good morning. In case you haven't heard, it's gonna snow. 1.…...
INDY Week  |  01-06-2017  |  Triangulator

Submerged: An Evacuee's Journal: Calculated Risks

Environmental activists in St. Bernard Parish are doing their own tests for contamination after Hurricane Katrina. Eighth in a multi-part series
Association of Alternative Newsmedia  |  Michael Tisserand  |  10-24-2005  |  Disasters

Should the government pay for Bradley Manning's gender reassignment surgery?

Shortly after Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for passing classified documents to WikiLeaks in one of the biggest security breaches in recent history, he announced that he was transgendered.
Charleston City Paper  |  Leah Rhyne  |  09-04-2013  |  Commentary

I Had Sex at a Swingers Club and Liked It

An inside look at Atlanta sex swingers clubs.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Melysa Martinez  |  10-18-2012  |  Sex