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Lunch Links: July 6, 2022

Today we’re rounding up what you may have missed on social media and in the council inbox over the past week. Enjoy! Former Town Council member and former Local Reporter editor Nancy Oates sparked a heated controversy on Twitter when she compared the Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade to housing decisions. As we said …

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Addressing Basic Needs

The lack of quality and evidence-based services that treat individuals with dignity and care while they try and navigate their trauma, substance use, and mental health is a crisis all across our country.

Celebrating successes: Chapel Hill and Carrboro Town Councils, 2022

  This piece was written by Melody Kramer, Caroline Dwyer, Martin Johnson and John Rees. Chapel Hill and Carrboro’s Town Councils are wrapping up their first six months in office and will be taking their annual summer breaks during July and part of August. And what a six months it’s been. Despite our occasional criticisms, …

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June 8, 2022: Lunch Links

Hi all, Welcome to Wednesday. Here are today’s lunch specials! In addition to the swearing in of new Council Member Eliazar Posada, North Carolina’s first openly-gay Latino elected official, The Town of Carrboro unanimously adopted their new comprehensive plan last night. Great news – what do you love/hate? Leave it in the comments! — Some …

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Meta is coming to Durham. Let’s talk about housing.

On Monday, WRAL reported that Meta – the parent company of Facebook and Instagram – is planning a “significant presence” in Durham. Meta’s announcement follows Google and Apple announcing their plans to build Triangle-based offices. All are further evidence that the growth of the Triangle will not stop anytime soon and that inaction on housing …

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