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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:32 PM

Video: Protesters block Durham Freeway Tuesday night

Demonstrators Tuesday night block Durham Freeway protesting Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision. Link to video of demonstration that blocked the Durham Freeway Tuesday night

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

UNC releases name of employee fired

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released Tuesday the name of an employee fired in the wake of the investigation that unearthed a long-running academic scandal.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 06:35 PM

Power Shift: a Durham company seeks to change an industry

In 2009, Rodney Allam sat down with a four-function calculator and began to model an emissions-free power generation cycle.

Over the course of several months, he came out with pages of calculations and a crucial number, called net efficiency.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:48 PM

More than 200 turkeys given to food bank

More than 200 turkeys purchased by two different donation drives rolled in to the Durham branch of Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina Tuesday morning.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Price tag of Wainstein investigation: more than $3 million

The investigation into the “paper scheme” scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill by the law firm of former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein cost more than $3.111 million, university officials announced Tuesday.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 11:08 AM

The Boot opens for business

Italian-American restaurant the Boot has opened at 2501 University Drive, according to the restaurant’s social media page.


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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:48 PM

More than 200 turkeys given to food bank

More than 200 turkeys purchased by two different donation drives rolled in to the Durham branch of Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina Tuesday morning.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

County prepping building-security changes

County officials are preparing to revamp their government’s system for handling building security, which in their view is now entirely too disorganized for its own good.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Price tag of Wainstein investigation: more than $3 million

The investigation into the “paper scheme” scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill by the law firm of former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein cost more than $3.111 million, university officials announced Tuesday.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:16 PM

Teen shot in West Durham

Police are investigating the wounding of a teen who was shot late Monday afternoon at an apartment complex off Morreene Road.


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Nov. 24, 2014 @ 08:24 PM

McGee picking up where she left off at Hillside

Wingate University forward Morgan McGee was a dominating player in the PAC-6 when she played for Hillside High School.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 11:12 AM

UNC celebration damages Duke locker room

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


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Wolfpack safety barks, Tar Heels seeing red

UNC beat rival Duke last week, and here comes another big one for the Tar Heels — N.C. State.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Golden time of day at NCCU

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Nov. 24, 2014 @ 10:39 PM

Grand performance by DA’s Roberts

Durham Academy's Liz Roberts, Voyager Academy's Jay Huff, Duke's Jahlil Okafor and UNC's Stephanie Mavunga — they're all in "Fanfare."


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

Former UNC guard Melvin Scott charged with rape

Melvin Scott had been both teaching and coaching basketball at Voyager Academy.


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Nov. 24, 2014 @ 07:19 PM
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.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

Bill Cosby, serial rapist? That's a lot to forgive

Wow. Just ... wow.

So what's next?


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

Letters to the Editor, November 25

Remember the ’43 Hornets

 

At the most recent meeting of the Durham City Council, Mayor Bill Bell proclaimed that today will be designated as an official day for citizens to honor the 1943 Hillside Hornets Football Team.


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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. 24, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Syngenta’s global plan impacts jobs

Agricultural biotechnology firm Syngenta has announced steps in the implementation of its Accelerating Operational Leverage Program to save $1 billion by 2018.

This will affect approximately 1,800 jobs globally, according to a release from the company.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

CellBreaker bets on automation

Cellbreaker, which helps consumers get out of cell phone contracts, is shifting from manual to automated service and hopes to extend service in the process.


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. 25, 2014 @ 02:24 PM

Winning Black Friday

    So Thanksgiving dinner has been served, eaten, and cleaned up.  Most of the relatives have gone home, and you’re reclining, semi-comatose, on the sofa.  Then Aunt Minnie from Altoona begins talking about Christmas shopping, and she Wants.To.Start.Tonight.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Mauer: Navigating the holidays with health in mind

When you gaze into your crystal ball, do you see yourself on New Year’s Day smiling because you fit comfortably into the same clothes you’re in right now?

 

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.

 

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.