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Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:23 PM

Duke rallies to give Coach K his 1,000th win

Blue Devils erase 10-point deficit in final eight minutes to beat St. John's

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 08:03 PM

Vintage Krzyzewski, and new-school inventiveness

Mike Krzyzewski offered a dash of old-school fury and a dose of new-school inventiveness to claim his latest career milestone.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:49 PM

Master baker brings taste of France to Durham

Benjamin Messaoui, who earned the distinction of Master Baker after studying in Paris, has been baking for 35 years. And now, after 10 years as a head chef at Raleigh-based Neomonde, he’s opened his own business in Durham. Messaoui opened The French Corner Bakery, at 2005 North Pointe Drive, last month and said he’s astounded by the reception it has received.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:37 PM

Prescription drug abuse film for teens to be shown

Healthy Carolinians of Orange County on will host special screenings of “Out of Reach,” a short documentary about medicine abuse created by a teen filmmaker. It will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Chapel Hill High School, and at 7 p.m. Thursday at C.W. Stanford Middle School in Hillsborough.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:32 PM

Grassroots group wants new faces on Chapel Hill council

Some Chapel Hill residents are calling for change.

Rumblings of the Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town began last spring when a website popped up. The grassroots organization held its first event Sunday afternoon, calling it “What Makes Chapel Hill A Livable Town?”

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

Police log, Jan. 26

Chris Emmanuel Wiggins, 19, of Durham, was arrested in both Durham and Orange counties on felony charges.

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Jan. 23, 2015 @ 04:09 PM

Bull City fires, property damage up slightly in ’14

The Durham Fire Department responded to 897 fires in Durham last year, a 1.59 percent increase over 2013, according to officials.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:05 PM

Youth summit answers Obama challenge

Saturday's My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Durham Youth Summit brought together young men between the ages of 11 and 21 to discuss the challenges they face every day. The summit was part of a nationwide challenge proposed by President Barack Obama in September 2014.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 06:26 PM

State high court asked to review Taser case

A lawsuit challenging a Durham Police Department officer’s use of a Taser is once again on the doorstep of the state Supreme Court.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: Directions? Just follow your nose

While Los Angeles stands alone in its transportation issues, here in the Triangle we can also go on forever about what’s the best route to get to points A, B, C and back. I never tire of traffic talk. A few years ago I wrote about those late mergers when the Durham Freeway merges onto Interstate 40, and got some of the more salty comments from readers who also do not like those who, ahem, cut in line at the last minute when the rest of us were waiting patiently.

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Jan. 25, 2015 @ 09:05 PM

Duke shows grit in 1,000th win for Krzyzewski

Of the many superlatives Duke achieved while winning 16 of its first 18 games this season to land among the nation’s top-five teams, a gritty second-half comeback was absent.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 10:15 PM

Duke, Williams’ 33, too much for UNC

Strong post play keyed Duke’s comeback during regulation against North Carolina on Sunday. The Blue Devils stayed with that in overtime, outscoring UNC 12-5 during the extended session, and slid out of Carmichael Arena with a 74-67 win.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 09:50 PM

Williams’ career night propels Duke to win

Before No. 12 North Carolina tipped off against No. 15 Duke Sunday afternoon, UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell had a question for Duke senior Elizabeth Williams.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 09:46 PM

Injuries test UNC’s growing toughness

One thing UNC coach Roy Williams couldn’t have coached so far this season is the toughening of his North Carolina squad — not the way that armor has materialized for the Tar Heels.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 10:05 PM

Grant leads No. 8 Notre Dame past NC State 81-78 in OT

Jerian Grant got No. 8 Notre Dame back into the game with his scoring. He won it with his defense.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:23 PM

Duke rallies to give Coach K his 1,000th win

Blue Devils erase 10-point deficit in final eight minutes to beat St. John's

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Jan. 22, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Jan. 23, 2015 @ 06:26 PM

Continue spirit of service

The week just ending brought countless reminders that this community is filled with people eager to do good works -- and that that spirit knows no age limit.

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 04:25 PM

Grit Award: Jerome Hall

Last weekend, eight basketball teams from several law enforcement agencies competed in a tournament to honor a Butner Federal Correction Facility officer who died in the line of duty.

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 02:49 PM

School board vote invitation to ‘think big’

I am happy that the Durham community has taken on the challenge of career readiness and career pipelines for all of our young people--especially ones who have not traditionally been given a fighting chance for a quality career path because of obstacles and challenges in their lives.

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Jan. 15, 2015 @ 06:49 PM

PARK CENTER: RTP forges new direction with The Frontier

A year after purchasing the property, Research Triangle Park opened its first building in the Park Center development Thursday. The space, called The Frontier, is a 142,000 square-foot mix of offices, co-working spaces and free meeting areas.

Jan. 19, 2015 @ 06:17 PM

CoLucid raises $37.1 million to further migraine treatment development

Durham-based pharmaceutical company CoLucid has raised $37.1 million through Series C stock offerings and will use that to develop its migraine treatment.

Jan. 16, 2015 @ 01:59 PM

Gov. McCrory eyes public/private tech hub

Gov. Pat McCrory wants North Carolina to compete with Silicon Valley and the Boston region in technology and innovation, he told the UNC Board of Governors Friday morning.

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 05:00 PM

Cree sues competitor to protect patents

Cree has filed complaints with the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court for the Western District against Feit Electric Company and its Taiwan-based supplier, Unity Opto Technology regarding LED lighting products.

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Jan. 22, 2015 @ 06:41 PM

‘Trouble in Mind’: A play within a play about racism and theater

Kathy A. Perkins, the lighting designer for PlayMakers Repertory Company’s presentation of “Trouble in Mind,” was a friend of its playwright, Alice Childress. Perkins said that Childress’ “Trouble in Mind” was performed off-Broadway but while it was optioned for Broadway, it didn’t go forward because Childress said no to changing the ending.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 06:01 PM

REVIEW: A generation with ‘the audacity to believe’

Steven Channing and director Martin Brown’s new documentary for UNC-TV looks at the leaders who in the last century gave North Carolina its progressive reputation.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 06:53 PM

Entertainment Briefs: Benefits, performances on tap

The student radio station at N.C. State University, WKNC 88.1 FM, will hold its annual Double Barrel Benefit concert Feb. 7 at Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh and Feb. 14 at Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 10:26 AM

Food Buzz: Triangle Restaurant Week

The first of two Triangle Restaurant Weeks will take place in 2015 from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1.