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Mar. 28, 2015 @ 01:29 AM

Duke rocks Utah to reach Elite Eight

Blue Devils hold Utes to 35 percent shooting, ride strong game from Winslow to win

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 04:27 PM

City’s anti-crash measures paying off

In 2003 Durham hatched a plan to target trouble spots for motorists in the city. Eleven years after its implementation the city has seen a significant decrease in accidents at those trouble spots.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 06:11 PM

Hard freeze Saturday night to threaten plants, records

Just when we thought spring had finally sprung, Mother Nature is revisiting the area with a blast of freezing air overnight Saturday and into Sunday (March 28-29).


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

Pauli Murray’s house a ‘national treasure’

The childhood home of Rev. Pauli Murray, a groundbreaking woman who was an attorney, activist and the first female African-American Episcopal priest, has received a special designation from a national historic preservation group.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 04:11 PM

Carolina Theatre cinemas to close temporarily

The Carolina Theatre’s cinemas will be closed beginning Sunday, March 29 and continuing through Thursday, April 2 while crews install new seats made possible by community contributions collected through an online fundraising campaign.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 08:35 PM

Longtime rivals Blue Devils, Terps meet again

Spot in NCAA women's tournament's elite eight on the line when Duke plays Maryland today


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Mar. 27, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

Pauli Murray’s house a ‘national treasure’

The childhood home of Rev. Pauli Murray, a groundbreaking woman who was an attorney, activist and the first female African-American Episcopal priest, has received a special designation from a national historic preservation group.

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 06:11 PM

Hard freeze Saturday night to threaten plants, records

Just when we thought spring had finally sprung, Mother Nature is revisiting the area with a blast of freezing air overnight Saturday and into Sunday (March 28-29).


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 04:11 PM

Carolina Theatre cinemas to close temporarily

The Carolina Theatre’s cinemas will be closed beginning Sunday, March 29 and continuing through Thursday, April 2 while crews install new seats made possible by community contributions collected through an online fundraising campaign.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

Police log: Arrests made in several area robberies

The Durham Police Department has made arrests in several robberies that took place earlier this week.


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Mar. 28, 2015 @ 01:29 AM

Duke rocks Utah to reach Elite Eight

Blue Devils hold Utes to 35 percent shooting, ride strong game from Winslow to win

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 01:55 AM

Unfinished business for UNC's Paige

North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige said the Tar Heels could be really good next season if they work on the little things.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 08:35 PM

Longtime rivals Blue Devils, Terps meet again

Spot in NCAA women's tournament's elite eight on the line when Duke plays Maryland today


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Area players in all-star game

Teams from both Carolinas compete at Myrtle Beach


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 07:33 PM

Coaching rumors swirl around Moton again

Since he arrived at North Carolina Central seven years ago as an assistant coach, LeVelle Moton has taken an annual ride on the offseason coaching carousel — and this year is no different. 
 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 08:01 PM

Winslow, Okafor key for Duke's NCAA success

Now that No. 4 Duke is two wins away from the Final Four, and needing four wins for a national championship, the play of Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow has become most important for Duke.

 

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Mar. 28, 2015 @ 06:52 AM
Mar. 28, 2015 @ 07:01 AM

Durham’s steady growth

Okay, we acknowledge “we’re number 100” doesn’t have the makings of a bumper sticker or a billboard.

Still, we think it’s pretty cool the Durham-Chapel Hill metropolitan area has now climbed one place to be the 100th largest in the country.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 02:51 PM

Grit Award: Andrew McCrae

Andrew McCrae is headed for San Antonio next month, where he’ll pick up a medallion and a $1,250 scholarship as a Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 02:13 PM

Letters to the Editor, March 28

President Barack Obama is finally paying attention to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s pronouncement, “there will not be a Palestinian state during my presidency.” 


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Mar. 26, 2015 @ 01:52 PM

DATA buses get new name: GoDurham

GoTransit, a new family comprising bus services formerly known as DATA (Durham), CAT (Raleigh) and Triangle Transit (Triangle-wide), unveiled its new GoDurham bus Wednesday, and will be gradually switching over its entire fleet to the names GoDurham, GoRaleigh and GoTriangle.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

N.C. Mutual Life posts profit in ’14

After a posting a net loss of nearly $2.36 million in 2013, N.C. Mutual Life Insurance returned to profitability in 2014. Company president James H. Speed Jr. reported a profit of $358,000 for the year to policyholders at N.C. Mutual Life’s 116th annual meeting Wednesday in Durham.


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 06:06 PM

As Durham’s growth continues, community leaders plan ahead

The growth of downtown Durham in recent years has many residents and community leaders wondering what the city’s next steps should be.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 11:35 AM

Straw Valley closing for upgrades

Straw Valley Food and Drink and The Black House at Straw Valley will be closing for restructuring and improvements to the facility.


Lifestyles View All »

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 03:44 PM

Ancient writings shed light on Aseneth, Moses

The Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill gathers interfaith clergy for an annual conference with a speaker bringing a new perspective of religious knowledge. Ancient texts shared by a University of Minnesota professor were new stories to learn for some longtime clergy at the event held recently at Beth El Synagogue.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 03:48 PM

What to say when someone is dying? Listening most important

When someone is dying, knowing what to say is less important than offering your presence and listening, said panelists at a Duke Chapel discussion Tuesday.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Local jazz icon Paul Jeffrey dies

Tenor saxophonist Paul Jeffrey, former director of jazz studies at Duke University, who also helped establish a presence for jazz with his Thursday night gigs at AnotherThyme restaurant, died Friday after a long illness. He was 81.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 03:04 PM

Belief Briefs: A look at Holy Week services throughout the area

Events kick into high gear Palm Sunday through Easter.