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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

Video: Protesters block Durham Freeway Tuesday night

Demonstrators Tuesday night block Durham Freeway protesting Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

UNC releases name of employee fired

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released Tuesday the name of an employee fired in the wake of the investigation that unearthed a long-running academic scandal.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 06:35 PM

Power Shift: a Durham company seeks to change an industry

In 2009, Rodney Allam sat down with a four-function calculator and began to model an emissions-free power generation cycle.

Over the course of several months, he came out with pages of calculations and a crucial number, called net efficiency.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:48 PM

More than 200 turkeys given to food bank

More than 200 turkeys purchased by two different donation drives rolled in to the Durham branch of Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina Tuesday morning.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Price tag of Wainstein investigation: more than $3 million

The investigation into the “paper scheme” scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill by the law firm of former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein cost more than $3.111 million, university officials announced Tuesday.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 11:08 AM

The Boot opens for business

Italian-American restaurant the Boot has opened at 2501 University Drive, according to the restaurant’s social media page.


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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:48 PM

More than 200 turkeys given to food bank

More than 200 turkeys purchased by two different donation drives rolled in to the Durham branch of Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina Tuesday morning.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

County prepping building-security changes

County officials are preparing to revamp their government’s system for handling building security, which in their view is now entirely too disorganized for its own good.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Price tag of Wainstein investigation: more than $3 million

The investigation into the “paper scheme” scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill by the law firm of former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein cost more than $3.111 million, university officials announced Tuesday.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:16 PM

Teen shot in West Durham

Police are investigating the wounding of a teen who was shot late Monday afternoon at an apartment complex off Morreene Road.


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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:36 PM

Duke women rip Buffalo 88-54

The eighth-ranked Duke Blue Devils handily beat the visiting Buffalo Bulls 88-54 at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday night, but they needed some time to do it.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:51 PM

NCCU falls to Cincinnati 59-50 on road ... Developing

Underdog N.C. Central kept undefeated Cincinnati honest Tuesday night, trailing by six points at the half and keeping the margin right there through most of the final 10 minutes of regulation before the Bearcats held off the Eagles 59-50.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 08:08 PM

With 5 wins in the bag, Duke prepares to host Furman

No.4 Duke navigated a difficult first week of games without a slip. The Blue Devils played five games in eight days, including three over a five-day stretch that were played in two different NBA arenas, and won them all.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:52 PM

Duke players’ anger focused on Wake game

Duke’s football players are angry, annoyed by losses to Virginia Tech and North Carolina last week that knocked the Blue Devils out of the Top 25 and ruined their ACC championship hopes. The task at hand is to get the Blue Devils to focus on their final regular-season game, against Wake Forest Saturday (7 p.m., ESPNU), and focus that energy toward ending the two-game losing streak.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Tar Heels to open Battle 4 Atlantis tournament today

The No. 5 Tar Heels (3-0) lost to Butler two years again in Maui and the teams face off in another exotic locale at noon Wednesday (Nov. 26) (ESPN2) in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament at the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in Nassau, Bahamas.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

NCCU women come up short against Winthrop

A monster game from N.C. Central’s Racquel “Rocky” Davis couldn’t get her team past Winthrop. The visitors from Rock Hill, South Carolina beat NCCU 71-63 at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium on Tuesday.


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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 08:11 PM
Nov. 25, 2014 @ 03:10 PM

UNC should let in some light

As the fallout from last month’s release of the report by Kenneth Wainstein continues, the flagship campus of the UNC system has reacted by holding on to public records related to the report. It’s the wrong way for UNC to treat the public that supports it.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

Bill Cosby, serial rapist? That's a lot to forgive

Wow. Just ... wow.

So what's next?


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:16 PM

Letters to the editor, November 26

Reflect on your roots

 

The president recently enacted limited immigration reform via executive action, much like Presidents Reagan and Bush 41 did before him.  Those nervous over undocumented Hispanics need to reflect on our history and their own roots.


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Nov. 19, 2014 @ 06:12 PM

Downtown Durham: a year in review

Residential units in downtown Durham have increased by nearly 98 percent over the past year, Geoff Durham said at the annual Downtown Durham Inc. (DDI) meeting Wednesday.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Syngenta’s global plan impacts jobs

Agricultural biotechnology firm Syngenta has announced steps in the implementation of its Accelerating Operational Leverage Program to save $1 billion by 2018.

This will affect approximately 1,800 jobs globally, according to a release from the company.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

CellBreaker bets on automation

Cellbreaker, which helps consumers get out of cell phone contracts, is shifting from manual to automated service and hopes to extend service in the process.


Nov. 11, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Buzz: Barbecue chain eyes Durham location

Ohio-based City Barbeque is developing a space at 208 W. Highway 54, according to property records.

 

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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 02:24 PM

Winning Black Friday

    So Thanksgiving dinner has been served, eaten, and cleaned up.  Most of the relatives have gone home, and you’re reclining, semi-comatose, on the sofa.  Then Aunt Minnie from Altoona begins talking about Christmas shopping, and she Wants.To.Start.Tonight.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Mauer: Navigating the holidays with health in mind

When you gaze into your crystal ball, do you see yourself on New Year’s Day smiling because you fit comfortably into the same clothes you’re in right now?

 

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 10:49 AM

REVIEW: ‘Into the Woods’ stands out; ‘Midsummer’ looks within

PlayMakers Repertory Company at UNC Chapel Hill is presenting two plays that interact with themes of the forest and wishes and dreams. Their production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Into the Woods” trades stage time with William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” through Dec. 7 in the Paul Green Theatre at the UNC Center for Dramatic Art.

 

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 10:13 AM

Future among the stars awaits Student of the Month

Most folks upon meeting Myles Harris would describe him as quiet and soft-spoken.

And that observation would be correct until Harris begins to talk about the one thing he is most passionate about – rocketry.