Clinton called for policies popular among the Democratic base: Paid family leave, a higher minimum wage, gun control and continuation of the Affordable Care Act.Roy Cooper and Deborah Ross both attended the rally in Charlotte. Pat McCrory and Richard Burr, their opponents for governor and U.S. Senate, respectively, were not present at Mr. Trump's rally in Raleigh.
But neither she nor Obama addressed issues that some North Carolina supporters hoped they might: specifically, the new House Bill 2 law that bars local governments from enacting anti-discrimination protections.
Instead, the two politicians spent much of their time bragging on each other. They referenced their contentious primary fight in 2008 and described how they went from rivalry to friendship.
Behind them, a giant wall banner proclaimed the theme: “Stronger together.”
Kay Crowder, who represents that area of Raleigh, was the only council member who spoke. The council voted 7-0 shortly after she read a prepared statement, saying the property would better comply with the city’s Future Land Use Map if it were rezoned as part of a larger commercial project that enveloped all of Woodsdale Road, a dead-end street next to the property.Hand of Hope's executive director, Tonya Baker Nelson, told the N&O the organization is "considering legal recourse."
Hand of Hope’s property, if rezoned, would be the only commercial operation on Woodsdale, she noted.
“This coordinated approach would produce a more efficient use of the land,” Crowder said. “In contrast, this lot by lot piecemeal non-residential development will produce small scale offices on small lots.”
As news of the brawl and subsequent death was reported Sunday, [Charles Patrick] Foreman caused an uproar and sparked screen-shots that soon circulated to media outlets and sheriff’s officials.The officer was fired yesterday. Officials are still investigating what touched off the fight.
“They want (sic) be getting there (sic) deposit back,” one Facebook user said.
“It don’t matter. It was paid for on EBT,” Foreman responded.
The comment, perceived as racially-insensitive for its connotations, drew a collective angry response from numerous others, who chastised the deputy for making it when he works as a civil servant. The comment was deleted and Foreman’s page deactivated a short time later.
It’s not clear from the court documents why Laettner owes the creditors.Here in Durham, Laettner was part of a real-estate development group responsible for converting old tobacco warehouses into the mixed-use spaces called West Village. Though the project is now a success, Laettner and his former business partners have been tangling in the courts for years over financial losses and alleged mismanagement related to West Village.
The creditors and the amounts they say they are owed are:
NSA-SP#3, LLC (National Servicing & Administration), $7,321,230
Ernest Sims, III, $1,482,730
Jonathan Stewart, $3,629,230
Park Lane IBS, LLC, $236,193
D&F DCU, LLC, $1,382,545
Bob Harris, the play-by-play radio announcer of Duke football and men’s basketball since 1976, will retire following the 2016-17 basketball season, the university announced Tuesday.All good things must come an end. Like this post. Sort of. Enjoy your day.
Harris enters the coming school year having called 459 consecutive Duke football games, the last 35 years alongside analyst Wes Chesson. On the court, his resume boasts 1,358 career basketball games called, including 10 NCAA championship games. He is the longest-tenured play-by-play announcer in Atlantic Coast Conference history.