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Carolina RailHawks Change Name, Announce Plans For MLS Bid

The Carolina Railhawks have changed their name to North Carolina FC and are pushing to become an NWSL franchise within...
INDY Week  |  12-06-2016  |  Triangulator

Raleigh Approves Oak City Outreach Center Funding

At its Tuesday afternoon meeting, the Raleigh City Council voted to approve funding for the Oak City Outreach Center. The...
INDY Week  |  12-06-2016  |  Triangulator

Breaking: Jessica Holmes Retracts Resignation From Wake County Board of Commissioners

Last night, Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes abruptly resigned. Today, she changed her mind. Here is her full statement:…...
INDY Week  |  12-06-2016  |  Triangulator

In Shock Move, Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes Resigns

After winning an affordable housing vote and losing narrowly to become the vice-chair of the Wake County Board of Commissioner,...
INDY Week  |  12-05-2016  |  Triangulator

Breaking: Pat McCrory Concedes Governor's Race

In a video statement, Governor Pat McCrory has finally conceded the governor's race to Roy Cooper. "Despite continued questions that...
INDY Week  |  12-05-2016  |  Triangulator

The Morning Roundup: Profiles in Courage

Good morning, here's what you missed over the weekend. 1. KKK "parade" is an utter failure.…...
INDY Week  |  12-04-2016  |  Triangulator

Durham Councilwoman: Why Are Cops Involved in Frank Clark Shooting Still on Force?

The allegations made by residents in the McDougald Terrace community during a Monday evening press conference have made Durham City...
INDY Week  |  12-01-2016  |  Triangulator

State Board of Elections Throws McCrory a Lifejacket

On the same day that Roy Cooper's lead cleared 10,000 votes for the first time, the State Board of Elections ordered...
INDY Week  |  12-01-2016  |  Triangulator

Raleigh Fixture Helios Closes, Spot to Reopen Next Year Via the Folks at Jose and Sons

Helios officially closed its doors yesterday after fourteen years in business. Today, the keys were handed over to trio behind...
INDY Week  |  12-01-2016  |  Big Bite

McDougald Terrace Residents Want Officer Who Fatally Shot Frank Clark Off Streets

Jasmine Lloyd said he has been harassing her since she was twelve years old—the Durham police officer who gunned down...
INDY Week  |  11-30-2016  |  Triangulator

Local Lawyer: Officer Who Fired Fatal Shot Has a History ...

An email sent from a local attorney to members of the Durham City Council this morning notes that Master Officer C.S...
INDY Week  |  11-30-2016  |  Triangulator

Photo Journal: The Day the KKK Marched Down East Franklin Street

In June 1987, a day after he graduated high school, Michael Galinsky took a camera with a telephoto lens and...
INDY Week  |  11-30-2016  |  Artery

Durham PD's 5-Day Report on Frank Clark Shooting Contradicts Eyewitness Reports

It doesn't mesh with what several eyewitnesses told the INDY less than an hour after Frank "Scooter Bug" Clark was killed...
INDY Week  |  11-30-2016  |  Triangulator

U.S. District Court Orders Legislative Maps Redrawn, Special Elections Next Year

A three-judge panel on the  U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina has unanimously ordered the North...
INDY Week  |  11-29-2016  |  Triangulator

Read the McCrory Administration's HB 2 Emails

In October, we sued the McCrory administration for public records we've requested this year. Last week, the McCrory administration complied...
INDY Week  |  11-29-2016  |  Triangulator

The Morning Roundup: Durham PD Holds Media-Free Meeting,

Happy Tuesday, everyone. Let's jump in: 1) The Durham Police Department meets with residents to "discuss" Frank Clark shooting. Less...
INDY Week  |  11-29-2016  |  Triangulator

Residents: Meeting on DPD Shooting Accomplished Nothing

It was five shots. Or was it four?…...
INDY Week  |  11-28-2016  |  Triangulator

The Morning Roundup: Leftovers Edition

Good morning, hope you had a good holiday. 1. Governors' race update. The North Carolina State Board of Elections held...
INDY Week  |  11-28-2016  |  Triangulator

Read the Explanation of HB 2 Governor McCrory Needed Two Days After He Signed It

We sued the McCrory administration in October for public records we've requested that have gone ignored and unanswered. A few...
INDY Week  |  11-25-2016  |  Triangulator

Dance Review: Stephanie Leathers and Company Deconstruct Durham Development in Home: the metamorphosis

Stephanie Leathers: Home: the metamorphosis★★★ Saturday, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. Downtown Durham On the map on the wall, the usual...
INDY Week  |  11-23-2016  |  Artery

Wake County Commissioners Clash Over Timing of Affordable Housing Vote

An affordable housing vote in Wake County was pushed back a couple of weeks, and the commissioner leading the charge...
INDY Week  |  11-23-2016  |  Triangulator

Students at Apex Friendship High School Celebrate Their Unsung Heroes

Tracey Wooten, a teacher at Apex Friendship High School, gave her students an assignment to annotate a series of articles...
INDY Week  |  11-23-2016  |  Artery

Alternative Fuels Aren't Solving Phoenix's Air-Pollution Problem

And it's doubtful that they will anytime soon.
Phoenix New Times  |  Ray Stern  |  04-22-2008  |  Environment

Sanity Claus

Separating holiday-music gifts from seasonal disorders.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  12-17-2007  |  Reviews

A Beast of a 'Belly'

FFA's second disc, Belly, picks up where 2004's criminally ignored Scavengers left off: Its beats are constructed almost exclusively from crackle and fuzz, and its rhymes veer from the personal into the impressionistic.
Washington City Paper  |  Joe Warminsky  |  11-29-2007  |  Reviews