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Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

ON THE MOVE: FSA hits ground running, preps kindergartners

A handful of small children sat in a classroom at New Hope Elementary Tuesday, playing with blocks and answering questions about the blocks’ colors and shapes. They had been in school for a week and a day as part of a new four-week kindergarten readiness program launched by the Family Success Alliance.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:47 PM

Utility demands prompt fee hike talk

An increased workload on the city’s public works department in light of the recent announcements of fiber optic Internet has prompted an evaluation of how it charges fees for private utility builds and permits.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Freedom Schools excite kids about reading

Don’t greet students attending Durham’s Freedom School summer reading enrichment program with “good morning” unless you absolutely mean it.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 07:25 PM

Defense focuses on racial attitudes in Riley jury selection

A judge cut short an attorney’s efforts to question jurors Wednesday about how they view the Durham Police Department during the trial of a man accused of shooting a police officer.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 07:14 PM

Former Navy officer to lead UNC safety programs

A former U.S. Navy captain starts work at UNC-Chapel Hill on Monday as head of the office that oversees campus safety programs, including the campus police force.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:45 PM

Durham County jobless rate rises in June

Durham County’s unemployment rate increased by .3 percentage points in June to 5.4 percent, the NC Department of Commerce reported today.


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Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Freedom Schools excite kids about reading

Don’t greet students attending Durham’s Freedom School summer reading enrichment program with “good morning” unless you absolutely mean it.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:47 PM

Utility demands prompt fee hike talk

An increased workload on the city’s public works department in light of the recent announcements of fiber optic Internet has prompted an evaluation of how it charges fees for private utility builds and permits.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

ON THE MOVE: FSA hits ground running, preps kindergartners

A handful of small children sat in a classroom at New Hope Elementary Tuesday, playing with blocks and answering questions about the blocks’ colors and shapes. They had been in school for a week and a day as part of a new four-week kindergarten readiness program launched by the Family Success Alliance.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:16 PM

Police log: Police continue search for Sara Martinez Diaz, 15

Durham police are trying to locate a missing girl who was last seen by her family on June 5. Fifteen-year-old Sara Martinez Diaz was last seen on that date at Riverside High School on Rose of Sharon Road.


Sports View All »

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 08:35 PM

Blue Devils are Sirk's team now

Thomas Sirk is ready to take over as the Blue Devils' quarterback.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

Durham could host 2016 Youth Track Nationals

Frank Davis, the catalyst for bringing some of the nation’s largest youth track and field competitions to North Carolina, believes there is “a strong possibility” Durham could be a host site for one of them next year.

 

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 09:51 PM

Snell's start propels Bulls to win

Blake Snell allowed just one run in five innings to help Durham to a series-finale win against Gwinnett. 


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 09:06 PM

Former N.C. State standout Warren returns to the Triangle

T.J. Warren understands that his basketball career is a journey. While it has taken him to the NBA as a first-round pick, he does not intend to forget where it all began.

 

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 11:23 PM

BACK IN STRIDE AGAIN

Durham Striders hold off Maryland club to win another Blunt Invitational title.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 09:47 PM

Gwinnett tops Bulls 9-3

Gwinnett used a five-run explosion in the first frame to race past Durham 9-3 Tuesday night. 

 

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Jul. 30, 2015 @ 07:47 AM
Jul. 29, 2015 @ 07:11 PM

Don't add secrecy to the lethal-injection formula

The legislative urgency to get North Carolina back into executing murderers has reached a fever pitch that looks a lot like bloodlust. It's an ugly spectacle.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

With Iran nuclear deal, Obama makes bad history

It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made on July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The anniversary underscored that the agreement attempts to thwart proliferation of technology seven decades old.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 03:52 PM

Letters to the Editor, July 30

  • Durham deserves more solar
  • Answers on jail criticized

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Jul. 28, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Chamber president to resign next month

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Casey Steinbacher will resign at the end of August, after leading the organization for eight years.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:47 PM

Utility demands prompt fee hike talk

An increased workload on the city’s public works department in light of the recent announcements of fiber optic Internet has prompted an evaluation of how it charges fees for private utility builds and permits.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:45 PM

Durham County jobless rate rises in June

Durham County’s unemployment rate increased by .3 percentage points in June to 5.4 percent, the NC Department of Commerce reported today.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Triangle market ranks second best for life science companies

The Triangle market is ranked as the second best for life science companies in the United States, according to a new report from international real estate services firm JLL.


Lifestyles View All »

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 08:49 AM

Warts and all – and truffles

     When I was originally asked to write this weekly column, there were only two requirements.

 

     It had to be about food in some manner, and it had to be true.

 

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 09:32 AM

Campus Briefs: Reese News Lab gets grant

CHAPEL HILL -- The Reese News Lab, an experimental media and research project in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism, has been awarded $150,000 as part of the Knight News Challenge on Elections for Campaign Hound, a searchable archive and alert service that enables users to monitor political speeches remotely.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 01:48 PM

A thirst-quenching, no sugar lemonade

            No surprise: it's almost August and it's hot.

            Everyone's thirsty and we all turn to a variety of thirst quenchers; some turn to a cold beer, some iced tea and others a cold soda.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Paul Messinger

Harmonica player Paul Messinger and his band will perform music from their new song cycle and recording “America,” during the Warehouse Blues Series Friday in Durham  Central Park. This free concert begins at 5:30 p.m.