DURHAM, N.C. — Tempers flared Monday night at a Durham school board meeting during a discussion of construction bids for a new elementary school.
School board member Jackie Wagstaff wanted copies of all the bids, but she was told it would cost too much.
The board later approved a contract that awards more than 11 percent of the project to minority-owned firms.
The board has yet to decide how to handle Wagstaff, who was convicted of falsifying documents when she worked for a non-profit organization.
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