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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

The art of coffee

Coffee gurus from the eastern part of the country brought their skills here for a weekend-long competition showcasing their creativity and expertise.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 12:47 PM

Media sue over records of fired UNC staffers

A coalition of North Carolina news organizations is suing the state's flagship public university to force it to disclose the nine campus employees fired or disciplined for their roles in a scheme allowing fake classes and generous grades.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:53 PM

UNC celebration damages Duke locker room

Tar Heels apologize, will pay for repairs, after spray painting Duke facilities

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:02 PM

Firm working to address questions about Whitted project

A local partner in Integral Development LLC, the firm seeking to redevelop the old Whitted Junior High School, said Monday that the firm will work to address any concerns school board members have about the project.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

Duke’s 2015 commencement moved to the DBAP

Duke Office of News & Communications


DURHAM  –  Due to the planned renovations of Wallace Wade Stadium, Duke University’s university-wide commencement ceremony will be held at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 02:20 PM

The other Bull City brew

Durham has become known for its small beer breweries that make use of local and seasonal ingredients. In 2014, Durham also has been placed on the map for that other brew so important to the proper maintenance of daily life and sanity – coffee.

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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Young performers show off musical talents

Eight-year-old Yiyhetzi Doncel smoothed her burgundy dress and sat with her hands in her lap and her ankles crossed. She was poised, calm and ready to play the piano in front of a room full of people.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 08:41 PM

Fires displace residents, destroy shed

Firefighters battled two blazes in Durham on Sunday that left two occupants displaced and destroyed a shed. No one was hurt.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Whitted school project hits a snag

The long-awaited Whitted Junior High School redevelopment project hit a major snag last week when members of the school board questioned whether Durham Public Schools can afford to be a partner.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

The art of coffee

Coffee gurus from the eastern part of the country brought their skills here for a weekend-long competition showcasing their creativity and expertise.

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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

Freshmen Greenwell, Stevens lead Duke past Marquette

Rebecca Greenwell had 22 points with 12 rebounds and fellow freshman Azura Stevens added 18 and 10 to help No. 7 Duke beat Marquette 83-51 on Sunday.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

Creighton tops visiting NCCU 65-45

Isaiah Zierden scored 20 points, including 8 of 9 from the line, to lead Creighton over visiting N.C. Central 65-45 on Sunday.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

UNC men slip past Charlotte 2-1 in NCAA 2nd Round

Senior forward Tyler Engel netted his his second goal of the game with less than two minutes left in regulation  to give No. 16-ranked North Carolina a 2-1 victory over the No. 8 Charlotte 49ers Sunday in the second round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament at Transamerica Field.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:21 PM

No. 18 South Carolina ends No. 6 UNC's season

No. 18 South Carolina played more like sixth-ranked North Carolina on Sunday according to UNC coach Anson Dorrance and that helped the Gamecocks take a 1-0 win in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at Fetzer Field.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

Wolfpack holds off tenacious South Florida in tight one

Trevor Lacey scored 21 points to help N.C. State hold off South Florida 68-65 on Sunday. Cat Barber added 10 points for the Wolfpack, who blew most of an 11-point lead in the final 3 minutes but did just enough to earn the program's first 4-0 start under coach Mark Gottfried.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 12:56 AM

Cook shoots Duke past Stanford for CVC title

Blue Devils clamp down defensively to claim Coaches vs.Cancer Classic championship

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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 10:32 AM
Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Local boards know best on calendar

The N. C. General Assembly’s passion in the past decade to micromanage school calendars stands among the most bone-headed of decisions.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:55 PM

Recalling Rockefeller, a politician pertinent today

Seen through the prism of subsequent national experience, Nelson Rockefeller resembles a swollen post-war automobile -- a land yacht with tail fins, a period piece, bemusing and embarrassing. He remains, however, instructive.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 24

  • Revise ozone limit
  • Executive infraction

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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. 10, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

An authentic ‘School of Rock’

It’s Lleyton Daniel’s first piano lesson.

Daniel, 9, already knows a little bit about the instrument as he sits down at the keyboard with his instructor, who tells him to find the C-note keys and curve his fingers.


Nov. 14, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

Buzz: Offices, hotel planned for Auto Mall space

The Hendrick Durham Auto Mall at 409 S. Roxboro will be moving and a new owner is planning a development.


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. 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.

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

Campus briefs, Nov. 18

  • Duke Chapel announces humanitarian awards
  • NCCU history department turns 75
  • Former commander to speak at Duke
  • Duke announces Baldwin Scholars
  • Duke neurologist to direct national consortium
  • NCCU recognized as a military-friendly school
  • Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium project recognized

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 11:01 AM

Class notes, Nov. 18

School board meets Thursday

Learn about demonstrated mastery

Saturday Academies scheduled

DPS to hold fall career fair

DSA students treated to concert

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.