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Sight & Sounds from the Backwards Budget .5K (video)

Posted By Clayton Henkel On June 19, 2012 @ 3:43 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

To raise awareness about the legislature’s “Backwards Budget,” the Together NC coalition [1] hosted the first annual Backwards Budget .5K run on Tuesday.

About 100 participants braved the mid-day heat to run backwards around the Halifax Mall behind the NC General Assembly — shining a spotlight on the legislature’s failure to adequately fund public education, preventative health care, environmental programs, and tobacco prevention.

To watch a short clip from the race, click below:

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[1] Together NC coalition: http://togethernc.org/

[2] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQwez3-agNE

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