Triad City Beat This Week: Feb. 24, 2016

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When Editor in Chief Brian Clarey first met Don Ames, he thought: It’s ironic this guy is homeless because if he had the materials and the tools, he could probably build himself a house. Clarey chronicles Ames’ transition from a hobo camp to homeownership in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.

NEWS

RoyCooperNCDOJ282-2• Roy Cooper’s gubernatorial campaign skirts race and justice issues

• Democrats vie for District 58 seat in decisive primary

 

 

 

 

OPINION

42044-show-66163• Editorial: Tricky election math

• It Just Might Work: Crash the Republican Party

• Fresh Eyes: When healthcare mattered to the GOP

• Editor’s Notebook: A tough ticket

 

 

COLUMNS

new map copy 2• Citizen Green: New map more racially fair — and competitive

• Fun & Games: First monthly Wake County spelling bee

• All She Wrote: Surrendering the box

 

 

CULTURE

IMG_20160219_211245511• Food: A neighborhood’s gathering place

• Barstool: Tequila!

• Music: Hip hop concert showcases North Carolina talent on the verge

• Stage: Ruby Slipper kicks through a glass ceiling

 

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