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Graphic by Carson Elm-Picard.

NC court limits power of racially gerrymandered legislature to amend state constitution

A racially gerrymandered legislature cannot propose amendments to the North Carolina Constitution, according to an Aug. 19 ruling from the N.C. Supreme Court. The case, NAACP v. Moore, was decided by a 4-3 vote along party lines. The decision stems from a U.S. District Court decision in 2016, which said that North Carolina’s state district maps were illegally racially gerrymandered. 

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Op-ed: UNC Hillel student leaders respond to recent DTH column

"As Jewish student leaders at UNC Hillel who went on a Taglit Birthright trip to Israel this summer, it is important for us to share our perspective on what we see as a problematic op-ed published in and subsequently removed from the DTH last week titled 'When Studying Abroad Becomes Political.'"

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Chapel Hill Town Hall stands on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. The Town of Chapel Hill announced on Aug.18 that they will be releasing $7.8 million to help fund affordable housing projects.

'This is my home': Chapel Hill to provide millions for affordable housing, help community

The Town of Chapel Hill announced on Aug. 18 that it will be releasing up to $7.8 million to help fund affordable housing projects in the area.  In addition to Town-initiated projects, outside agencies such as nonprofit affordable housing developers or other organizations that work towards affordable housing goals can apply for funding.  The Town is using a common funding application and will accept applicants until noon on Sept. 30.

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