A Localist Magazine of What's Happening INSIDE The Triangle (Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill)

Democracy in Crisis: Republicans Seek Leaks, Raise Possibility of Prosecuting the Press

Republicans collectively twisted themselves into knots Monday in order to ignore what was really happening in the hearings on Russian election hacking and tried to use it as an opportunity for another attack on the free press. In case you missed it: FBI Director James Comey confirmed during the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing that […]

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Wake Commissioner: Help Is On the Way for Residents of Subsidized Apartment Complex in Garner Who Will Soon See Their Rents Hiked

Wake County officials have begun efforts to help residents of a Garner subsidized apartment complex who face drastically increased rents and possible eviction. Commissioners first got word of the situation Monday when activist Octavia Rainey led a group of more than two dozen residents of Forest Hills Apartments to voice complaints at a Board of […]

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Kaiser Family Foundation: Elderly Tar Heels Will Suffer Disproportionately Under Trumpcare, Premiums in N.C. Will Skyrocket

Tomorrow, the House will vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with Paul Ryan’s much-touted alternative, the American Health Care Act. The GOP proposal—or Trumpcare, as it’s known—would, among other things, make massive cuts to the Medicaid program and stealthily cut taxes for wealthy Americans (shocker). Given that the Republicans have been griping about […]

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Cure the Early Spring Gardening Slump

March and April seem to be two of the longest months for North Carolina gardeners. The seed catalogs are discarded. The ordered seeds are either planted in a sunny window or waiting for more consistently warm weather before being spread in the earth. The mornings can be chilly and the afternoons vary daily from cold […]

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