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Feb. 27, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

BACK TO BUSINESS: Power returns; snow not in forecast

Life in the Bull City is returning to some normalcy after almost two weeks of wintry weather pummeled the area and left thousands without electricity.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:02 PM

Snow a blessing and a curse to businesses

While many residents stayed home Thursday evening to avoid dicey road conditions or deal with power outages that plagued the area, hundreds ventured out for a particular beverage: beer. The Glass Jug, at 5410 Highway 55 Suite AF, did not cancel its Wicked Weed “tap takeover” and the snow did not stop people from coming, said store co-owner Chris Creech.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 04:53 PM

UNC board orders closure of poverty center

UNC’s Board of Governors voted unanimously on Friday to order the closure of three campus centers or institutes, among them UNC-Chapel Hill’s Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

UNC leaders OK tuition, fee hikes

UNC’s Board of Governors on Friday approved a package of tuition and fee increases that on average will raise the cost to in-state students of attending the system’s 16 universities by 4.3 percent in the 2015-16 school year.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 01:49 PM

New Blues & Brews Festival set for Bull City

Organizers have announced a new festival that will combine North Carolina blues musicians and local and regional beers. The first Blues & Brews Festival will be held May 30 in Durham Central Park, and organizers plan to make the event annual.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:22 PM

BCBSNC pins net loss to rising costs

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) reported a net loss of $50.6 million in its financial results for 2014, pegging it on higher medical costs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and poor performance of Medicare Advantage products.


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Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:02 PM

Snow a blessing and a curse to businesses

While many residents stayed home Thursday evening to avoid dicey road conditions or deal with power outages that plagued the area, hundreds ventured out for a particular beverage: beer. The Glass Jug, at 5410 Highway 55 Suite AF, did not cancel its Wicked Weed “tap takeover” and the snow did not stop people from coming, said store co-owner Chris Creech.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 01:49 PM

New Blues & Brews Festival set for Bull City

Organizers have announced a new festival that will combine North Carolina blues musicians and local and regional beers. The first Blues & Brews Festival will be held May 30 in Durham Central Park, and organizers plan to make the event annual.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Made in Durham receives $110K grant

Made in Durham will receive a $110,000 grant Lumina Foundation grant for its initiative to increase the number of people who earn certificates and degrees beyond high school.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:13 PM

Police log: Crime reports from Durham Police Department

According to Durham Police Department records, someone entered a residence on the 400 block of East Pilot Street on Monday between 4 a.m. and almost 7 a.m. and stole about $818 worth of jewelry, cash and a purse.


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Feb. 27, 2015 @ 10:59 PM

Jawara travels long road to NCCU Senior Day

Karamo Jawara is this season’s lone four-year player, and without him, NCCU would have a much different look.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:00 PM

Duke's mettle has it ready for March

The Blue Devils (25-3, 12-3) sit alone in second place in the ACC standings, the products of an eight-game winning streak they’ll carry into a league game with Syracuse today (7 p.m., ESPN).


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:00 PM

UNC needs bounce back win over Miami

There’s no time for tanning for up-and-down North Carolina as the No. 15 Tar Heels get ready to play at Miami.

 


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 07:15 PM

Celebration for 1965 championship teams set for Sunday

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Durham’s triple championship season in which three schools went to Greensboro and won state titles in their divisions.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:00 PM

High school playoffs finally under way

Now that the weather woes seem to be gone, the state basketball playoffs finally can get started for local team.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 07:19 PM

NCHSAA State Basketball Playoffs

Saturday’s Games


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Feb. 23, 2015 @ 10:33 AM
Feb. 25, 2015 @ 06:43 AM

A question of compensation

Durham taxpayers appreciate, we’re sure, the city’s being careful steward of the moneyit collects from residents and businesses. 


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

The ’57 Chevy: two stories about the same car

What is it about a 1957 Chevrolet?

Like The New York Times offering on its store page a “1957 Bel Air 50th Anniversary Edition $99.95. Numbered, limited edition of 1,957.”

Before you order, let me tell you about the North Carolina connection to the car. Make that “connections,” as there are more than one.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 25

  • Thanks for logistics for fans
  • Sounds like class warfare

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Feb. 25, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Rx Wine Lab opens at Golden Belt

After launching a Kickstarter campaign in December, Master Sommelier Fred Dex has opened a weekend pop-up wine bar at Golden Belt.

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Anthem hack affects 775,000 in N.C.

The infiltration of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s customer data has impacted more than 775,000 people in North Carolina, the Department of Insurance (DOI) reported Tuesday.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 03:29 PM

Allegiant to offer nonstop service from RDU to Florida

LasVegas-based domestic airline Allegiant Air will operate six weekly flights from RDU to Orlando, the Tampa Bay area and Southwest Florida.


Feb. 22, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

Business briefs: Local business news

EpiCypher launches website ... College workshop offered in Oxford ...


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Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

SOUNDS OF AMERICA: Burt Bacharach at Carolina Theatre

Composer Burt Bacharach’s catalogue of melodies is now part of the American songbook even if listeners cannot readily name the composer : “Baby, It’s You,” “Walk on By,” “I Say a Little Prayer for You,” “That’s What Friends Are For." He will be in concert Wednesday, March 4 at the Carolina Theatre.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

A PLAY FOR ALL TIMES: PlayMakers to present ‘An Enemy of the People’

In “An Enemy of the People,” Dr. Stockmann, a respected member of his community, comes across information that the water in a project considered crucial to the town’s livelihood is contaminated. Stockmann’s intent to publish that information in the local newspaper runs against the wishes of his brother Peter, also the town’s mayor, who argues against disclosure because of possible harm to the town’s economy.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

‘The Passion of Flamenco’ comes to Motorco

“The Passion of Flamenco” features three performances by Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana at Motorco Music Hall Friday through Sunday, Feb. 27-March 1, and a free, public symposium and flamenco dance class on Saturday, Feb. 28 on Duke University’s East Campus.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

AFRICAN CHILDREN’S CHOIR: 18 Ugandan girls and boys to perform in Durham

The African Children’s Choir will perform a concert next week at King’s Park International Church in Durham. An offering will be taken to support the work of the choir program of international organization Music for Life.