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Wednesday February 24th

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No changing minds in General Assembly

As a Moral Monday protestor, I don’t expect to have my actions change the minds of the Tea Party-controlled state legislature. That was never the point. The point of the Moral Monday protests is to draw attention to the reactionary agenda of the legislature.

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	Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton checks the results of Tuesday’s elections. Chilton has served Carrboro and Chapel Hill for 20 years.

Chilton enters 20th year in local government

Twenty years ago this week, Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton made history when he won a seat on the Chapel Hill Town Council at age 21. Chilton, who was re-elected Tuesday to a fourth term as Carrboro’s mayor after running unopposed, was the youngest elected official the state had ever seen at the time.

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