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State Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, right, speaks to attendees during a free community breakfast and town hall meeting Friday. Farmer-Butterfield, D-Wilson, is running in the Democratic primary for N.C. House District 24. She and other state-level Democratic candidates discussed their platforms and fielded questions related to Medicaid expansion,public schools, living wage increases and school-to-prison pipeline concerns. Sylvia's Restaurant provided the breakfast.