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North Carolina is back on the front page of the New York Times this morning in a story set in Huntersville. It’s about the Obama tax cuts that no one ever mentions.

In a troubling sign for Democrats as they head into the midterm elections, their signature tax cut of the past two years, which decreased income taxes by up to $400 a year for individuals and $800 for married couples, has gone largely unnoticed

The tax cuts came in the federal stimulus package, the one GOP Chair Tom Fetzer said was a total failure. He must have opposed cutting taxes on working families.

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Crucial Conversation – Prof. Peter Edelman discusses his new book, Not a Crime to be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America

Prof. Edelman is coming to the Triangle to mark the 50th anniversary of Durham-based nonprofit MDC. His visit is the first of a series of MDC-sponsored events focused on ways that Southern leaders can work together to create an Infrastructure of Opportunity that shapes a South where all people thrive.”