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Jul. 02, 2015 @ 08:46 PM

PLAYING BALL: U.S., Cuba draw closer behind love of baseball

The Cuban national anthem — El Himno de Bayamo — was played at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Thursday night, followed immediately by the Star Spangled Banner. In years past, that would have represented the most visible example of positive relations between the two Cold War adversaries.

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Lack of new deal for UNC's Hatchell angers supporters

While three other UNC coaches, including Roy Williams, received contract extensions, Hatchell hasn't as her program is part of NCAA scandal


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

DA won’t seek charges in Duke frat rape allegations

No charges will be sought by the Durham County District Attorney’s Office in an alleged rape at an off-campus Duke University fraternity party. District Attorney Roger Echols said in a press release Thursday that the evidence doesn’t support seeking indictments.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 06:02 PM

Raw emotions captured in murder trial

Desperate screams from a 911 tape filled a Durham courtroom Thursday in the murder trial of a man accused of gunning down his victim in the street during a drive-by shooting in an East Durham neighborhood.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 06:37 PM

UNC study: Sharks need better P.R.

Sharks get bad press, particularly from one top cable TV channel, and there isn’t much that can convince people they shouldn’t be scared of them.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Thunderstorms possible throughout holiday weekend

You might want to pack an umbrella along with any other Independence Day accoutrements this weekend as the forecast is for possible thunderstorms each day. Thunderstorms are in the forecast Friday-Sunday, July 3-5, by the National Weather Service.


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Jul. 01, 2015 @ 08:34 PM

Lynch: ‘Hate crimes original domestic terrorism”

Making her first official visit to her hometown, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday told civic leaders that recent heartbreaks look to her like “one of those moments” that often precede major advances in civil and human rights.

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

DA won’t seek charges in Duke frat rape allegations

No charges will be sought by the Durham County District Attorney’s Office in an alleged rape at an off-campus Duke University fraternity party. District Attorney Roger Echols said in a press release Thursday that the evidence doesn’t support seeking indictments.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 06:02 PM

Raw emotions captured in murder trial

Desperate screams from a 911 tape filled a Durham courtroom Thursday in the murder trial of a man accused of gunning down his victim in the street during a drive-by shooting in an East Durham neighborhood.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 09:12 PM

Police log: Suspects arrested; teen girl reported missing

Shaheen Tyrone Williams was arrested at Savannah Place in Durham, off N.C. 54 Thursday by Durham police and members of the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Fugitive Task Force. ... Murder suspect Christopher Lee Allen was arrested Thursday night by Roxboro police at the Budget Inn in Roxboro and Olga Christina Lopez, 19, of Durham was arrested Thursday in connection with the same slaying.


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Jul. 02, 2015 @ 11:52 PM

Team USA blanks Cuba in another pitchers' duel

Team USA defeats Cuba in 2-0. 

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 08:47 AM

Motter powers Bulls past Norfolk

Fresh off a Triple-A All-Star bid, utility player Taylor Motter showed just why he's one of the most valuable players on Durham's roster in Thursday night's rain-delayed win.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 08:36 PM

Motter, Mariñez selected for All-Star game

The Durham Bulls will have two players in Omaha for the annual All-Star game. 


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 08:46 PM

PLAYING BALL: U.S., Cuba draw closer behind love of baseball

The Cuban national anthem — El Himno de Bayamo — was played at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Thursday night, followed immediately by the Star Spangled Banner. In years past, that would have represented the most visible example of positive relations between the two Cold War adversaries.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

NCCU adds tight ends coach

N.C. Central hired Carl Funderburk as the Eagles' tight ends coach, the school announced Thursday.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Lack of new deal for UNC's Hatchell angers supporters

While three other UNC coaches, including Roy Williams, received contract extensions, Hatchell hasn't as her program is part of NCAA scandal


Opinion View All »

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 08:52 PM
Jul. 03, 2015 @ 07:53 AM

Good times, good work

One of Durham’s most treasured and enjoyable events will unfold this weekend – the 
annual Festival for the Eno. 

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 02:24 PM

In funding DPS, education, achievement, accountability matter

On May 26, during the presentation of my recommended 2015-16 Budget to the Board of County Commissioners, I explained the appropriations planned for Durham Public Schools. This included sharing historical data about Durham County’s fiscal investment in our district and compared to other major school systems in the state, along with comparative performance data.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 12:04 PM

Letters to the Editor, July 3

  • Opportunity for compassion
  • Trail hazard unrepaired

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Jun. 21, 2015 @ 05:23 PM

Area malls lean toward local flavors

An institution that has historically been a matter of convenience, may now become more of a destination.

At least Paul Inserra and Nick Crosson think so.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:59 PM

RDU embarks on 2040 plan

Raleigh-Durham International Airport held its first of multiple meetings over the next 18 months to identify the airport’s development goals through 2040.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 03:37 PM

The Buzz: iNVICTUS Office Center to open; 'bar'bershop adds suds

iNVICTUS Office Center, a Durham community co-working space, will host its grand opening on Tuesday, June 30 ... Downtown men’s salon Rock’s has added a beer bar within the shop.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

Blue Note Grill opens near the DAP

Live music venue and restaurant Blue Note Grill opened at its new location Thursday at 709 Washington St., near historic Durham Athletic Park.


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Jul. 02, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

CANADIANS CALLING: Duhks land on Carrboro, Eno events this weekend

In the past year and a half or so, The Duhks have become a band again, said founding member and banjo player Leonard Podolak. Started in Canada in 2001, The Duhks’ 2006 album, “Migrations,” was nominated for a Grammy Award. In 2012, they took a two-year hiatus, changed their lineup and released a new album last summer.

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

Durham to celebrate Fourth with Bulls game, fireworks

DURHAM – The Bull City will celebrate July 4 with a baseball game, music, fireworks and more Saturday.

 


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Having fun and helping the Eno

DURHAM – Since its beginnings in 1966, the Eno River Association has helped Eno River State Park grow to more than 4,000 acres. The association also has preserved land and created riverfront parks in Durham and Orange Counties.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Entertainment Briefs: Warehouse Blues returns

DURHAM -- Four Fridays of free live blues music at Durham Central Park begin July 10  with the 12th annual Warehouse Blues Series, with a blues harmonica theme for 2015. Performers include Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos (July 10), Jarekus Singleton (July 17), The Luxuriant Sedans (July 24) and Paul Messinger (July 31).