Triad City Beat This Week: June 29, 2016

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Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee, came to Greensboro on June 24 and spoke 7,117 words in less than an hour. We exhaustively fact-checked the speech to reveal the underlying truth beneath a Twitter-speed flurry of distortions, manipulations and outright lies for this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.

NEWS

Sarah-Belle TateSpark Fund pitches range from dance pop-ups to Ferris wheel

Journalist ejected from event with Trump state campaign director

• High Point Journal: A task force on millennials pitches their cohorts on High Point

 

OPINION

PL Byrd headshot• Editorial: Scoring imaginary points

• It Just Might Work: Road dieting in LoFi

• Fresh Eyes: Together forever

• Editor’s Notebook: Liberian rules

 

COLUMNS

20160623_113846• Citizen Green: The great crackup

• Fun & Games: Love that dirty water

• All She Wrote: A Taylor Swiftian proposal

 

CULTURE

Lara Americo2• Food: An Italian sit-down for casual friends

• Barstool: Brown Truck Brewery

• Music: North Carolina musicians grapple with injustice at anti-HB2 concert

• Art: Blayr Nias brings a gleeful edge to Southern comedy scene

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