Triad City Beat This Week: June 17, 2015

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Anna Malika found herself an unwitting victim of sex trafficking as a vulnerable girl growing up in Greensboro. When she fell under the spell of a projectionist twice her age at a movie theater where she worked, she became trapped in a manipulative relationship that nearly crushed her spirit. Now that she’s free she wants to help other women break the chains of trafficking. The harrowing details are in Sayaka Matsuoka’s cover-story debut in this week’s Triad City Beat.

NEWS

11430103_10152950178692503_2312108728148242539_nDesigners unveil renderings of iconic downtown bridges

Body cameras, policy changes and reform have impact on policing

• High Point Journal: Budget swaps taxes for garbage collection fees

 

OPINION

Laura_Aull• Editorial: The acrid smell of futility

• It Just Might Work: Surtax on fallow properties

• Fresh Eyes: The hyphen, language and Winston(-)Salem

• Editorial Notebook: Before and after

 

COLUMNS

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• Citizen Green: We are all bigots now

• Good Sport: Cutting the color line

• All She Wrote: JoAnngela’s ashes: notes on a funeral

 

CULTURE

SONY DSC• Food: Winston’s Xia changes the equation

• Barstool: The Society of Bacchus

• Art: Painter finds her cup of tea

• Music: Bio Ritmo’s salsa is as Southern as barbecue

• Stage & Screen: An enemy of the b-ball

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