Written by: Mary Mungai

Durham city councilman proposes Duke pay “fair share” in property taxes

By Mary Mungai

March 14, 2024

Durham city councilman Nate Baker proposes increasing the money Duke University pays to the city by encouraging them to pay more in property taxes. Baker hopes with more revenue, the city can fund different issues that impact the Durham community. Some business owners also share their opinions on what they would like to see change in Durham.

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The Story of Reading 

By Mary Mungai

February 22, 2024

The Children’s Literacy Project has become a staple of the Durham community, offering free tutoring services to children from low-income households who struggle with literacy. In the face of COVID and disruptions in the Durham school system, the Children’s Literacy Project works with schools and other organizations like LEAP to keep students progressing.

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