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Mar. 06, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

WORK IN PROGRESS: Oxford’s Hicks battles ‘savior’ complex at UNC

As No. 19 UNC prepares to host No. 3 Duke in the rematch of their celebrated annual rivalry (9 p.m., Saturday, March 4, ESPN), Oxford Webb High School's Isaiah Hicks is growing into his promise as one of the nation's top high school recruits of 2013.

Mar. 06, 2015 @ 04:53 PM

N.C. Supreme Court ends Durham Taser suit

Turning down a request for further review, N.C. Supreme Court justices on Friday let stand a lower-court ruling that shielded the city from a lawsuit by a man injured when a Durham Police Department officer Tasered him.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 06:20 PM

‘Sleepwalker’ trial deliberations on deck

Jurors in the murder trial of a man who claims he was sleepwalking when he killed his 4-year-old son are expected to begin deliberations next week in Durham County Superior Court.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

No. 16 Duke rips Wake in ACC women's quarterfinals

Kendall Cooper scored 21 points and No. 16-ranked and fourth-seeded Duke proved too much for 13th-seeded Wake Forest, advancing in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament with a 77-68 win on Friday.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 09:03 PM

Duke suspends two football players

Alls, Douglas broke team rules and could miss multiple games


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 09:08 PM

‘If/Then,’ ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ coming to DPAC for 2015-16 season

Three recent Broadway hits are among the upcoming tours coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center for the 2015-16 season. “If/Then,” “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” and “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” are all part of the next season.


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Mar. 06, 2015 @ 09:08 PM

‘If/Then,’ ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ coming to DPAC for 2015-16 season

Three recent Broadway hits are among the upcoming tours coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center for the 2015-16 season. “If/Then,” “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” and “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” are all part of the next season.

Mar. 06, 2015 @ 06:20 PM

‘Sleepwalker’ trial deliberations on deck

Jurors in the murder trial of a man who claims he was sleepwalking when he killed his 4-year-old son are expected to begin deliberations next week in Durham County Superior Court.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

Police log: 3 rack up burglary, robbery charges

An armed robbery led to the arrest of three people this week.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 04:53 PM

N.C. Supreme Court ends Durham Taser suit

Turning down a request for further review, N.C. Supreme Court justices on Friday let stand a lower-court ruling that shielded the city from a lawsuit by a man injured when a Durham Police Department officer Tasered him.


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Mar. 06, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

No. 16 Duke rips Wake in ACC women's quarterfinals

Kendall Cooper scored 21 points and No. 16-ranked and fourth-seeded Duke proved too much for 13th-seeded Wake Forest, advancing in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament with a 77-68 win on Friday.

Mar. 06, 2015 @ 05:23 PM

Duke looks to improve interior play at UNC

Blue Devils aim to sweep UNC by keeping Tar Heels off the boards


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 09:02 PM

Duke's guards, UNC's bigs main event in Round 2

Guards Quinn Cook and Tyus Jones each scored 22 points for Duke when the Blue Devils beat UNC in February. UNC forwards Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks each scored 18 points in that game.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 09:54 PM

Chapel Hill girls rally by previously unbeaten Eastern Wayne

Reigning champion Tigers reach regional final


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 09:03 PM

Duke suspends two football players

Alls, Douglas broke team rules and could miss multiple games


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 08:20 PM

Voyager falls in overtime

Vikings rally late to force overtime, but can't keep up with Northside's Adebayo


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Mar. 05, 2015 @ 11:06 PM
Mar. 05, 2015 @ 11:01 PM

An important review

North Carolina Central University is enjoying exciting success after entering the top tier of college athletic competition four years ago.

Its men’s basketball team has clinched the regular-season championship in the Middle-Eastern Athletic Conference. If it defeated arch-rival N. C. A & T Thursday night, it will have completed an undefeated regular season. It has high hopes of winning its second straight conference tournament title and thus heading for the NCAA tournament for the second year.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 01:39 PM

We need a balanced diet of news and information

Thank you for reading this column. It’s not just that I appreciate your interest in what I have to say. I appreciate the fact that you are reading this publication at all. According to a recent set of surveys by the Pew Research Center, a distressing number of our fellow citizens rely mostly on television to inform themselves about politics and government.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 01:23 PM

Letters to the Editor, March 6

  • Maybe this was recess
  • Don’t roll back protections
  • Ovations speak volumes

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Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:18 PM

‘IT’ KIDS: Young students take crack at STEM career work

Refurbishing a computer is no easy task. One must piece together parts such as hard drives and optic drives, memory chips, making sure everything is connected properly within the system. But on Wednesday at Lenovo, students from Neal STEM Magnet Middle School pieced together computers with ease and often with little outside assistance, unlike The Herald-Sun reporter who gave it a shot.

Mar. 06, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Durham-based Chimerix reports net loss in 2014

Chimerix has reported a loss for the second year in a row, posting a net loss of $59.3 million in 2014. The Durham-based biopharmaceutical company saw its research and development expenses nearly double during the last two years, along with a decrease in revenues.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 06:11 PM

TWC to hike Internet speed in Triangle

Time Warner Cable (TWC) will be increasing Internet speed by up to six times and transitioning to a digital TV network in the Triangle through its “TWC Maxx” service.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 02:17 PM

Ai to generate AP sports stories

Automated Insights (Ai) will use data from the NCAA and its Wordsmith platform to write NCAA stories for The Associated Press.


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Mar. 06, 2015 @ 09:08 PM

‘If/Then,’ ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ coming to DPAC for 2015-16 season

Three recent Broadway hits are among the upcoming tours coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center for the 2015-16 season. “If/Then,” “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” and “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” are all part of the next season.

Mar. 06, 2015 @ 03:10 PM

PlayMakers announces 2015-16 season

“Disgraced,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, and Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Sweeney Todd” will highlight the six-play 2015-2016 main-stage season from PlayMakers Repertory Company. ... The theater will also present three shows in its PRC2 second-stage season.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 04:45 PM

ADF to dedicate 2015 season to Chuck Davis

The American Dance Festival will dedicate its upcoming 82nd season to teacher, choreographer, and ambassador for dance, Charles “Chuck” Davis. The ceremony honoring Davis will be held June 11 at 7 p.m. prior to the season opening performance of Shen Wei Dance Arts at the Durham Performing Arts Center.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 11:05 AM

Bull City Ciderworks launches Kickstarter for relocation

As part of the new Durham Police Department (DPD) headquarters plan, the DPD has purchased property containing Bull City Ciderworks, and the cidery must relocate.