May 9, 2024 - News

The Tea: $5M for homelessness pilot program

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💡 Fluctuations in natural gas were responsible for two-thirds of Duke Energy's rate increases for North Carolina users, according to a study from the Environmental Defense Fund. (WUNC)

The N.C. General Assembly is considering a bill that would broaden the definition of antisemitism under state law. (WRAL)

💵 Raleigh City Council is putting $5 million toward a pilot program to address homelessness in the city. (ABC11)

  • Some of the money would go directly to homeless people to help them get into permanent housing. Each person experiencing homelessness in Raleigh costs the city around $35,000 per year, per city officials.

🪲 Durham residents are mistaking the hum of cicadas for sirens and car alarms, Durham County Sheriff's Office says. (WRAL)

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