Steve Schewel

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According to a report released days after nine-year-old Z’yon Person was killed, 662 people were shot in the Bull City between 2016 and 2018. Read more

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Let’s love on lemurs, hate on ICE, and dunk on Thom Tillis. Read more

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The city’s tourism authority asked the rapper to make changes to the song’s hip-hop format—and a lyric about the city being “black and proud.” Read more



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“We shouldn’t be looking at just this one tool. It really is, across the board, what can we do to increase all housing types, housing choices?” Read more

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Steve Oliva

In just over a year, UMD families went from staying an average of 33 days to 116; singles have increased their length of stay from 24 to 77 days. Read more

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After a year-and-a-half as mayor, Schewel wants to steer a gentrifying Durham toward a progressive future. Read more

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There will be crafts. There will be cake. There will be an inflatable bulls race. Read more

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Alex Boerner

The new Durham Expunction and Restoration program has already dismissed more than 70,000 traffic and criminal cases, but expanding it will require resources—and political will. Read more

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On Monday, the transit agency asked for more light-rail negotiations. Today, Duke declined. Read more

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Steve Oliva and Christopher Williams

“I’m convinced they did not try to kill this light rail project because of all the things they mentioned. They did not want this project for some reason.” Read more

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Also on this week’s INDYcast: What you need to know about Durham Mayor Steve Schewel’s State of the City address and a hot new track from FFFOOLERY. Read more

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Jenny Warburg

“How are we going to make the city we love a city for all?” Read more

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Duke University

Through her recent book, Deondra Rose examines the role that higher education policies have played in empowering American women. Read more

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“I think we need to determine whether these incidents are the result of a few bad actors or if there’s a culture within the company that encourages or enables harmful behavior.” Read more

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City staff and officials were apparently unaware of lawsuits and court cases involving the security company Allied Universal before voting Thursday. Read more

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“It’s expensive, but so are human lives. What price do you place on a Bull City resident’s life?” Read more

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It often left us exhausted, sometimes exhilarated, and absolutely ready to hit the reset button Read more

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    Steve Schewel gives his 2019 State of the City address.

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