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Apr. 01, 2015 @ 09:09 PM

OFF TO INDY: Duke, Michigan State to tangle in Final Four

Blue Devil basketball fans turn out to wish their heroes well as Duke basketball team departs for Indianapolis, Saturday night showdown with Michigan State in NCAA Tournament semifinal. ... DEVELOPING STORY ...

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 08:54 PM

Noose prompts 2nd Duke racial probe

Duke University opened an investigation into a second racial incident in as many weeks after officials learned early Wednesday that someone had tied a makeshift noose to a tree in front of the Bryan Center.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 08:48 PM

Eagles mourn, remember one of their own

Hundreds of people gathered in the stands at Kelly-O’Riddick Stadium on the campus of North Carolina Central Thursday afternoon to mourn Tuesday’s death of senior Chekeria ‘KeKe’ Reid.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 03:49 PM

Death penalty off table for accused teen killer

Kelton Breshon Fox, 17, the Durham teen accused of killing his ex-girlfriend Friday will not face the death penalty if convicted of the crime because of his age.

 


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

‘Tides turning’ say minimum wage activists

Gathering outside the McDonald’s on West Morgan Street Wednesday, fast food workers and other protesters pushing for a higher minimum wage said they are preparing for the largest mobilization of low-wage workers in history.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 04:15 PM

Gay N.C. mayors petition governor

The mayors of Chapel Hill and Carrboro recently collaborated with other gay Tar Heel mayors to send a letter to Governor McCrory regarding potential religious freedom legislation.


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Apr. 01, 2015 @ 08:54 PM

Noose prompts 2nd Duke racial probe

Duke University opened an investigation into a second racial incident in as many weeks after officials learned early Wednesday that someone had tied a makeshift noose to a tree in front of the Bryan Center.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

‘Tides turning’ say minimum wage activists

Gathering outside the McDonald’s on West Morgan Street Wednesday, fast food workers and other protesters pushing for a higher minimum wage said they are preparing for the largest mobilization of low-wage workers in history.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 03:49 PM

Death penalty off table for accused teen killer

Kelton Breshon Fox, 17, the Durham teen accused of killing his ex-girlfriend Friday will not face the death penalty if convicted of the crime because of his age.

 


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 08:48 PM

Eagles mourn, remember one of their own

Hundreds of people gathered in the stands at Kelly-O’Riddick Stadium on the campus of North Carolina Central Thursday afternoon to mourn Tuesday’s death of senior Chekeria ‘KeKe’ Reid.


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Mar. 31, 2015 @ 08:56 PM

Blue Devils aim to maintain identity

To be successful this weekend, starting with the national semifinal game with Michigan State on Saturday night (6:09 p.m. TBA) at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Blue Devils will focus on staying who they’ve been all season.

 
Mar. 31, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

Tar Heels push forward in productive spring practice

Sophomore quarterback Mitch Trubisky had to think twice and study some game film to figure out he had a good day in UNC’s scrimmage over the weekend.


Mar. 31, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Hilltop Invitational gets under way Thursday

Orange baseball coach Dean Dease wishes he knew more about his team as it prepares to open the Hilltop Invitational on Thursday against defending 3-A state champion Topsail.

 

Mar. 30, 2015 @ 09:42 PM

'BECOMING SOMETHING SPECIAL'

Duke heads to another Final Four in Indy.


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 10:27 PM

UNC assistant football coach arrested for DWI

The athletics program at North Carolina keeps taking hits. This time, one of its football coaches has run afoul of the law.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 09:40 PM

Duke delivers!

Get a new banner ready for the Cameron Indoor Stadium rafters.

No. 4 Duke survived a rough shooting day to outlast Gonzaga 66-52 in the NCAA Tournament South Regional final Sunday at NRG Stadium.

The Blue Devils (33-4) claimed a spot in the Final Four, the 16th Final Four appearance in school history and the first for Duke since 2010.  No one on Duke’s current roster had been to a Final Four or won an ACC championship, but sophomore guard Matt Jones and freshman Justise Winslow were instrumental in ending in that drought on Sunday.


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Mar. 30, 2015 @ 12:15 PM
Mar. 30, 2015 @ 05:22 PM

Losing the loop

The Downtown Loop, that confusing band of shape- and name-shifting streets, encircles downtown Durham and has much the same stifling effect as a noose around the neck.


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 12:05 PM

Before 'conversation on race' we need education on race

Am I the only person in America not making fun of Howard Schultz?

The Starbucks CEO bought himself a ton of ridicule recently when he attempted to jumpstart a national dialogue on race by having baristas write the words "Race Together" on customers' cups of Cinnamon Dolce Light Frappuccino Grande or Caffe Misto Venti with extra coconut.


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 12:43 PM

Letters to the Editor, March 31

  • April  Fools’ Day 
  • Social mobility

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Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

‘Tides turning’ say minimum wage activists

Gathering outside the McDonald’s on West Morgan Street Wednesday, fast food workers and other protesters pushing for a higher minimum wage said they are preparing for the largest mobilization of low-wage workers in history.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

Ticketmaster acquires ATC-based Two Toasters

Mobile application developer Two Toasters has been acquired by Ticketmaster for an undisclosed sum.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:35 PM

Argos receives $6.6M for HIV studies

Biopharmaceutical company Argos Therapeutics has received $6.6 million from The National Institutes of Health Divisions of AIDS (DAIDS) to further studies on its immunotherapy for HIV.


Mar. 31, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Quintiles, Quest Diagnostics join forces

Biopharmaceutical development company Quintiles has entered into a joint venture with Quest Diagnostics to form a global clinical trials and laboratory services business.


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Mar. 30, 2015 @ 05:01 PM

A club where Groucho’s advice does not apply

Groucho Marx once said, “I don’t want to belong to any club that would have me as a member.”

Luckily, neither I nor the Durham Co-op is so discriminating.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Furniture Project ministry seeks volunteers

The Furniture Project, with a name that describes just what it is, is growing and needs volunteers. A ministry started by Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the project collects furniture donations and distributes the furniture to those who need it most — once-homeless people getting set up in a new home.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 10:51 AM

WSJ highlights Durham food scene

In a recent article “6 Great Small Cities for Food Lovers,” the Wall Street Journal highlighted five Durham restaurants.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 03:40 PM

Belief briefs: Easter, Holy Week, Passover events featured

Easter, Holy Week, Passover services, events are on tap this week at area congregations.