Pass tax relief for small-business liftoff

President Trump promised voters that his administration would push through the biggest tax relief package since the Reagan years, and it looks like Congress might pull through with the president’s promise this year. At the heart of the plan is a long-overdue small business tax cut – “rocket fuel for our economy,” in the president’s words.

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NCCU's Roderick Harris talks about the big game against A&T

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Watch: Durham Public Schools custodians want to be DPS employees

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Watch: Wanted burglary suspect hits Broad Street business

Durham County jail opens mental health pod 0:43

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Watch: Ex-UNC, NBA player David Noel returns to alma mater as coach 1:42

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Hobgood and Northeast Academies cooperate to win state title 1:46

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Watch: Bereaved grandmother remembers 16-year-old killed in Durham 0:53

Watch: Bereaved grandmother remembers 16-year-old killed in Durham

Watch: Police use K-9 'officers' to hunt Wells Fargo bank branch robbery 0:25

Watch: Police use K-9 'officers' to hunt Wells Fargo bank branch robbery

NCCU's Roderick Harris talks about the big game against A&T 1:16

NCCU's Roderick Harris talks about the big game against A&T

Cuban diplomat visits Triangle universities 1:35

Cuban diplomat visits Triangle universities

Watch: Durham Public Schools custodians want to be DPS employees 0:55

Watch: Durham Public Schools custodians want to be DPS employees

Watch: Wanted burglary suspect hits Broad Street business 0:17

Watch: Wanted burglary suspect hits Broad Street business

Durham County jail opens mental health pod 0:43

Durham County jail opens mental health pod

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Durham County jail opens mental health pod

Kelli Egnaczak, jail mental health supervisor with the Durham County Criminal Justice Resource Center, explains the advantages of consistent staff in the jail's mental health pod on Nov. 9, 2017. The mental health pod opened Oct. 2, 2017.
Virginia Bridges vbridges@newsobserver.com
Durham County jail opens mental health pod 0:43

Durham County jail opens mental health pod

Watch: Ex-UNC, NBA player David Noel returns to alma mater as coach 1:42

Watch: Ex-UNC, NBA player David Noel returns to alma mater as coach

Hobgood and Northeast Academies cooperate to win state title 1:46

Hobgood and Northeast Academies cooperate to win state title

Watch: Bereaved grandmother remembers 16-year-old killed in Durham 0:53

Watch: Bereaved grandmother remembers 16-year-old killed in Durham