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Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Karns, Bulls batter Toledo

Seven strong innings from Karns, two more Bulls home runs lead first-place Durham to win

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

Jury deliberations resume Tuesday in Lovette trial

Jury deliberations resume Tuesday in Durham County Superior Court in the robbery and first-degree murder trial of Laurence Lovette.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 09:24 PM

NC attorney general won't defend gay marriage ban

North Carolina's attorney general said Monday his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex marriage in court after a federal appeals court ruled a similar prohibition in neighboring Virginia unconstitutional.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 09:39 PM

County raises incentives offer to drug maker

County Commissioners have raised their business-incentive offer to a Durham-based pharmaceutical company that’s developing new treatments for kidney cancer, HIV and lupus.

 

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

DPS Corner: All children, schools matter

Last week 3,100 eager students poured into our five year-round schools for the start of the school year. They were excited to meet new classmates, teachers and challenges, and their energy was catching. As I visited these schools on the first day, I felt just as excited. It was a new beginning for all of us.

 

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 06:15 PM

Duke’s first female history department chair honored at White House

The first female chair of the Duke University History Department was honored Monday for her work studying Southern women.


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Jul. 28, 2014 @ 09:37 PM

Moral Monday comes to the Bull City

Moral Mondays came to Durham Monday evening, with a rally at CCB Plaza downtown.

The N.C. NAACP-organized Moral Mondays were held in Raleigh the past two years when the North Carolina General Assembly was in session, to protest policies of the Republican-majority legislature. Moral Mondays are now being held in cities across the state this summer as part of the NAACP’s “Moral Freedom Summer” initiative to get out the vote for fall elections.

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 09:39 PM

County raises incentives offer to drug maker

County Commissioners have raised their business-incentive offer to a Durham-based pharmaceutical company that’s developing new treatments for kidney cancer, HIV and lupus.

 

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 06:59 PM

Fire tied to lightning damages home

Fire from a power surge caused by a lightning strike damaged a home Sunday at 1607 Homewood Ave., fire officials said. No one was hurt.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

Final arguments slated today in Lovette trial

Prosecutors and defense attorneys will make their final arguments to the jury today in the murder trial of Laurence Lovette, accused of murdering a Duke University graduate student in 2008.

 

Sports View All »

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Karns, Bulls batter Toledo

Seven strong innings from Karns, two more Bulls home runs lead first-place Durham to win

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 09:46 AM

Point guard Kithcart leaving Hillside

Hillside has a new coach but has lost its best player.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 10:47 PM

Fishing can be a little like pulling teeth

A messed up molar couldn't stop the trip that finally landed a marlin


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 10:55 PM

DOING JUSTICE

Hillside's Kithcart shuts it down in Las Vegas.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 09:20 PM

BULLS SNAP SLUMP

Durham manager Charlie Montoyo got tossed, but the Bulls figured things out.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 10:53 PM

Rams DE Quinn back for more sacks

The former North Carolina defender led the NFC with 19 sacks last season.


Opinion View All »

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:26 AM
Jul. 28, 2014 @ 04:22 PM

Friendship truly for life

BFF -- Best friends forever.

The acronym is tossed around nonchalantly on social media these days, often with all the validity of that great media cliché, “the fight (or game) of the century.”


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

A response to ‘broken promises by Durham County’

In his letter to the editor regarding the March 7th ice storm, R.J. “Barny” Bernard of Durham County expressed his disappointment with the county not picking up debris on his property from the storm. 


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

Selfies in Auschwitz -- and why it's wrong

In a place haunted by ghosts, on a thoroughfare of the damned, standing upon ground once watered by blood, Breanna Mitchell lifted a camera to take her own picture. She smiled a sunshine smile.


Business View All »

Jul. 13, 2014 @ 11:45 PM

Refectory, now in single location, maintaining mission

The owner of The Refectory Café started on Duke University’s campus with a mission to change the model for quick-service food and to be the school’s first “green café.”

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:58 PM

Career briefs

  • IEM contracted with Department of Homeland Security
  • RTI designer receives marketing award
  • Clinverse adds new position
  • Hill, Chesson & Woody rehires consultant coordinator

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

Ideal Fastener to create 155 jobs

Ideal Fastener Corp. will be expanding its facility in Oxford, and plans to create 155 jobs and invest more than $5.7 million by the end of 2019.

 

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Rise to launch franchise program

  • Blues club’s run ends
  • Bull Craft focuses on N.C. beer
  • Relay Foods expands service hours
  • Breakfast food truck rodeo

Lifestyles View All »

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Political exhibitions spotlight power of art

Art can be a powerful voice against evil, social injustice and corruption.  

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

DPS Corner: All children, schools matter

Last week 3,100 eager students poured into our five year-round schools for the start of the school year. They were excited to meet new classmates, teachers and challenges, and their energy was catching. As I visited these schools on the first day, I felt just as excited. It was a new beginning for all of us.

 

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Campus briefs

  • Duke Chapel names first C. Eric Lincoln Minister
  • $3M to fund directorship at Duke for Islamic studies
  • UNC-CH sees 2nd-best gift year in FY ’14

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Class Notes

  • DPS to hold tech job fair
  • Teacher wins national honor 
  • Hope Valley wins iPad
  • Phillips’ new principal
  • STAR Educator 
  • Durham students make honor roll     
  • Back-to-school giveaway