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Samuel Long

City & State

Former employees of IZA Whiskey & Eats allege owner allowed workplace misconduct, harassment

Several former workers at IZA Whiskey & Eats, a popular Carrboro restaurant, have brought forward allegations of employee mistreatment and negligence against Yung Nay, the owner and founder.  They claim Nay poorly handled sexual harassment in the workplace and failed to fairly compensate back-of-house employees.  A former back-of-house worker, who requested to remain anonymous, also said they noticed hours missing from their paycheck while employed at the restaurant. 


Office DJ: Songs to listen to on a 1992 Walkman

"It’s no surprise to my friends that I’m going to be talking about cassettes in this article. Ever since I found my mom’s dusty Walkman sitting in an old box in the attic, I’ve been obsessed with recording music from my phone to magnetic tape so I can wear a clunky box on my hip and listen to music with questionable quality."

City & State

Rep. Graig Meyer is to become next N.C. senator for District 23, per unofficial results

Per unofficial results, North Carolina Rep. Graig Meyer (D-Caswell, Orange) has won the 2022 midterm election for the District 23 North Carolina Senate position. He defeated Republican opponent Landon Woods and will replace Sen. Valerie Foushee (D-Chatham, Orange) in January 2023.  "I'm very honored to have won reelection and won election to this new seat in the North Carolina Senate," Meyer said. "I'm proud of the work that I've done for Orange County and Caswell County. I'm looking forward to serving them in this new way, and I'm looking forward to serving Person County as well."

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2022 Midterms Episode 5: Voting accessibility and campaign spending

In this episode, City & State Assistant Editors Samuel Long and Ethan Horton talk to reporters Maggie McIntyre and Lucy Marques about accessibility barriers to voting as well as campaign spending.  Election Day is less than a week away and early voting ends on Nov. 5. Go vote! This episode was produced by Audio Editor Will Christensen.

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