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City reverses course, identifies company that contaminated downstream drinking water

In addition to learning of the presence of this compound, the City of Greensboro Water Resources Department began an investigation into the source of 1,4-dioxane in March 2015. By the end of 2015, a significant source had been identified and the industry immediately initiated voluntary source reduction program. The name of the company is Shamrock Environmental Corporation. Releases came from their consolidated waste processing facility located in Greensboro’s Bryan Park Industrial Complex.

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With Hardister, it’s hard not to be skeptical

Why not support a “clean” Medicaid expansion bill that involves no work requirement or premiums? Hardister mumbled something vague about instead being for better mental health and drug addiction treatment programs in North Carolina (which Medicaid expansion would, in fact, address). He also cited cost overruns in some states that have expanded Medicaid.

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City Council will vote on giving $500,000 contract to organization headed by council member who lobbied for it

Johnson has said that she will not vote on awarding the contract to One Step Further because it would be a conflict of interest. However, normally when a councilmember has a conflict of interest they are recused before the discussion, not after they have lobbied for their organization to get the contract. It is highly unusual if not unprecedented to have a councilmember freely discuss awarding a contract to an organization where they are employed and then ask to be recused from the vote because of a conflict of interest.

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News Release: New Photos of Suspect in Ahlora Lindiment Case

GREENSBORO, NC (October 10, 2019) – The Greensboro Police Department is continuing the investigation to locate Ahlora Shanti-Sample Lindiment who was abducted on October 9, 2019. A woman identified earlier today as a person of interest is now considered a suspect in the abduction. Anyone with information to identify the women last seen walking away with Ahlora is asked to call the tipline at 336-574-4035.

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Marcus Smith Family statement regarding the City of Greensboro’s process to pick a new Police Chief

It’s on this council to restore the city’s trust. You need to start acting differently – and that means being transparent and not pushing more homicides under the rug. The next Chief should be nothing like Chief Scott and the citizens of Greensboro should be given the chance to interview him or her. Marcus is gone, but we believe he’s gone for reason. That reason is Chief Scott and his out of control police department. But we also believe that God can use this situation, and that it can bring a change in Greensboro. But you – you have to act differently.

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