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Should we fix the jails or get addicts out of them?new

The death of a North Carolina woman, who had recently been incarcerated in a local jail, highlights how many addicts across the nation lack access to medication-assisted therapy while in detention awaiting trial, and raises the question as to whether jail is the appropriate place for addicts, particularly pregnant women.
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  11-24-2015  |  Health

Laverne Cox Talks About Trans Rights and Racial Justicenew

The transgender star of “Orange Is the New Black” explains the intersection of racism and transphobia before a capacity crowd at Wake Forest University.
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  10-08-2015  |  Profiles & Interviews

What Went Wrong: An Addict’s Jail Stay Ends in Deathnew

Addicted to pain pills and pregnant, Jen McCormack landed in jail. 21 days later, she was dead.
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  09-30-2015  |  Health

Page & Dr. Kennew

Before the movies and the new TV series, Ken Jeong was an overachieving kid from Greensboro.
Triad City Beat  |  Brian Clarey  |  09-30-2015  |  Profiles & Interviews

New twist on traditional music takes Mipso farnew

Chapel Hill's Mipso has roots in Greensboro and Winston-Salem.
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  08-25-2015  |  Music

Carolina Kennel Club's dogs on paradenew

The Carolina Kennel Club's annual conformation is not for every dog...
Triad City Beat  |  Brian Clarey  |  08-25-2015  |  Sports

A High Point rapper shouts out the city's poor neighborhoodsnew

“What up, Murder Street? What up Commerce?” are the opening lines of “Welcome to High Point.”
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  08-13-2015  |  Profiles & Interviews

It's not all in the wristnew

Nicki Marder arm-wrestled her cousin the night before in an Asheville diner in preparation for the big meetup.
Triad City Beat  |  Brian Clarey  |  08-13-2015  |  Sports

Selections From the Maya Angelou Estatenew

Maya Angelou left behind a sizable legacy. She also left behind a lot of stuff. Inside the greatest yard sale on earth.
Triad City Beat  |  Eric Ginsburg  |  08-10-2015  |  Culture

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