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Friday January 27th

Education


From left: Colin, Christopher, and Marty Long protest the nomination of Betsy DeVos for United States' Secretary of Education
"We are here because DeVos is a terrible idea for Secretary of Education." "As a mother, my child is not receiving the best education, and not all children are receiving the best education."

GoFundMe page criticizes Burr and DeVos

A GoFundMe campaign criticizing Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., for his support of Betsy DeVos — President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education — has received over $6,300 in donations in five days, with the Senate voting on her confirmation Tuesday.

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Graig Meyer

Graig Meyer meets with League of Women Voters

By Bole Stanley Senior Writer Graig Meyer began Monday’s meeting with the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties by addressing the elephant in the room. Meyer began his speech by saying although the recent election had many feeling anxious, there was much reason for optimism, and then engaging the crowd in an exercise where each person in the audience shared something they appreciated about our democracy and something they were hopeful could change.

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