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Jul. 29, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

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Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin is dealing with an injury but said he'd play in preseason games.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 09:29 PM

New effort targets unsolved homicides

It’s been almost 25 years since Cynthia Jones Kirk was found stabbed to death at her home. And it’s been almost 25 years since her older sister lost her best friend.

 

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:14 PM

Commissioners OK four salary increases

County Commissioners this week approved pay raises for County Attorney Lowell Siler and three other senior officials.

 

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

Preventing concussions key, Duke neurosurgeon says

Duke University neurosurgeon Dr. Carlos Bagley said the next important step in dealing with concussions is for resources to be shifted from treatment to prevention.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:16 PM

Lovette jury resumes deliberations Wednesday

Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of Laurence Lovette resume deliberations Wednesday after not reaching a verdict Tuesday.

 

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

Justice Department: Fracking firm violating state law

The N.C. Department of Justice issued a cease-and-desist order in a letter Monday to a company seeking mineral rights in Durham and Chapel Hill, noting it is in direct violation of North Carolina law.

 

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Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:16 PM

Lovette jury resumes deliberations Wednesday

Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of Laurence Lovette resume deliberations Wednesday after not reaching a verdict Tuesday.

 
Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

Assistant police chief sues city

A Durham Police Department assistant chief filed a civil-rights lawsuit against the city late Tuesday afternoon, contending he was denied a promotion because he’d complained about the department’s treatment of black officers.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:41 PM

DPS makes several key personnel changes

Jerome Leathers, principal of Jordan High School, will become the new principal of the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability.The school board approved the move Tuesday, along with several other key personnel changes.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

First-graders’ reading suffers in segregated schools

A study from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has found that African-American students in first grade experience smaller gains in reading when they attend segregated schools — but the students’ backgrounds likely are not the cause of the differences.


Sports View All »

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

Preventing concussions key, Duke neurosurgeon says

Duke University neurosurgeon Dr. Carlos Bagley said the next important step in dealing with concussions is for resources to be shifted from treatment to prevention.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

Knights knock off Bulls, 4-2

The Bulls have lost seven of their last 10 games.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

P.J. Tucker charged with driving drunk

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker facing drunk-driving charge


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

PANTHERS PAGE

Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin is dealing with an injury but said he'd play in preseason games.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 09:46 AM

Point guard Kithcart leaving Hillside

Hillside has a new coach but has lost its best player.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 10:53 PM

Rams DE Quinn back for more sacks

The former North Carolina defender led the NFC with 19 sacks last season.


Opinion View All »

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:26 AM
Jul. 28, 2014 @ 04:22 PM

Friendship truly for life

BFF -- Best friends forever.

The acronym is tossed around nonchalantly on social media these days, often with all the validity of that great media cliché, “the fight (or game) of the century.”


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

A response to ‘broken promises by Durham County’

In his letter to the editor regarding the March 7th ice storm, R.J. “Barny” Bernard of Durham County expressed his disappointment with the county not picking up debris on his property from the storm. 


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

Selfies in Auschwitz -- and why it's wrong

In a place haunted by ghosts, on a thoroughfare of the damned, standing upon ground once watered by blood, Breanna Mitchell lifted a camera to take her own picture. She smiled a sunshine smile.


Business View All »

Jul. 13, 2014 @ 11:45 PM

Refectory, now in single location, maintaining mission

The owner of The Refectory Café started on Duke University’s campus with a mission to change the model for quick-service food and to be the school’s first “green café.”

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

Buzz: World Beer Festival returns

For the 19th year in a row, The World Beer Festival will be held in Durham on Oct. 11 in the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:58 PM

Career briefs

  • IEM contracted with Department of Homeland Security
  • RTI designer receives marketing award
  • Clinverse adds new position
  • Hill, Chesson & Woody rehires consultant coordinator

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

Ideal Fastener to create 155 jobs

Ideal Fastener Corp. will be expanding its facility in Oxford, and plans to create 155 jobs and invest more than $5.7 million by the end of 2019.

 

Lifestyles View All »

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

Don't overlook Swiss chard

When you think of summer produce, which vegetable or fruit first comes to mind? Corn? Watermelon? Tomatoes?

I'd wager that Swiss chard isn't anywhere in your top 10 ... or even your top 20.
Swiss chard zipped across my radar when my CSA (community supported agriculture) box arrived the other week. Inside was a big bag filled with chard and all its colorful stems; yellow, pale green, magenta and red. Chard's leaves look like spinach, only larger. 

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 10:47 AM

Remedial recipes

When I write a column, it’s a careful dance.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

DPS Corner: All children, schools matter

Last week 3,100 eager students poured into our five year-round schools for the start of the school year. They were excited to meet new classmates, teachers and challenges, and their energy was catching. As I visited these schools on the first day, I felt just as excited. It was a new beginning for all of us.

 

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Class Notes

  • DPS to hold tech job fair
  • Teacher wins national honor 
  • Hope Valley wins iPad
  • Phillips’ new principal
  • STAR Educator 
  • Durham students make honor roll     
  • Back-to-school giveaway