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Sep. 29, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

Death by train

Trains move through Durham County on a daily basis. Residents can hear them, and if they live close enough to tracks can feel them. And over the past 10 years, 17 people have lost their lives because of trains.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

Mother accused of murdering daughter makes 1st court appearance

With trembling hands pressed to her mouth, a Durham mother accused of murdering her 4-year-old daughter made an initial court appearance Monday.

Jessica Warren, 27, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Armani Hodges.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

City staff endorses East Main site for new police HQ

Saying the cons of two other possible sites weigh against them, city staffers are formally recommending that Durham build its new police headquarters along East Main Street near the Golden Belt complex.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 06:04 PM

Lenovo nears acquisition of IBM server business

In an approximately $2.1 billion dollar deal expected to close Wednesday, Lenovo will acquire IBM’s x86 server business.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 06:03 PM


UNC's secondary is a primary concern after Tigers strikes.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

NCCU alumnus named as next Winston-Salem State chancellor

An N.C. Central University alumnus and former dean has been elected chancellor of Winston-Salem State University.

Elwood L. Robinson, provost and vice-president for academic affairs at Cambridge College in Massachusetts, was elected to the role at Winston-Salem State on Friday by the UNC Board of Governors. He will start the job Jan. 1.

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Sep. 28, 2014 @ 08:41 AM

Nonprofit helps Durham family pay for dog’s cancer treatment

When Benedict, a 9-year-old Lab/shepherd mix, stopped eating a few weeks ago, his owners feared something was wrong.

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

Club Blvd. talks find 'lot of commonality'

A face-to-face meeting this week left three groups on track to releasing a joint statement soon to city officials about what to do with a proposed traffic-calming project for West Club Boulevard.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Ancient ninja practices come to the Triangle

“We’re ninjas,” An-shu Stephen K. Hayes told a crowd of more than 50 students. “We don’t directly fight our enemies…we work with our enemies.”

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

Chemical leak brings Hazmat Team, sickens occupants

Firefighters wearing protective suits investigated a chemical leak at a West Durham home Saturday that created a gas cloud and sickened occupants, officials said.

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Sep. 29, 2014 @ 06:03 PM


UNC's secondary is a primary concern after Tigers strikes.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 11:39 PM

Howard's McGhee scary good

NCCU hosts Howard on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 09:17 PM

NCCU's Moton dishes nearly 100 assists to single moms

N.C. Central's basketball players and coaches would tell you that showing love to single mothers was like food to their souls.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

Cash money for Duke

Duke's Jeremy Cash had a very solid game against Miami.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 09:31 PM

N.C. State's Doeren: No. 1 Florida State faked injuries

Wolfpack coach said Seminoles were flopping.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Now, here's a nutty concept

Outdoorsman says autumn is the season for slowing down.

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Sep. 29, 2014 @ 10:50 AM
Sep. 28, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Fulfilling transit promises

Three years ago, Durham County voters approved, by a substantial margin, adding a half-percent to the sales tax here for long-term improvement to our mass transit system.

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 07:47 AM

Letters to the editor, Sept. 29

  • Looking for different data from Hood
  • Steep premium increase under ACA

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

U.S. has moral imperative to help children at the border

It takes a special kind of hypocrisy to destabilize a child’s home and culture only to turn your back on that child when he reaches out for help.

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Sep. 16, 2014 @ 05:29 PM

A ‘7,000-person start-up:’ CEO tells story, strategy of Cree

Several years into his position as CEO of Cree, Chuck Swoboda said the company would never go into the business of LED light bulbs.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Cisco begins layoffs as part of restructuring plan

As part of a restructuring plan announced in August, Cisco Systems Inc. began employee layoffs this week.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 10:44 AM

Buzz: Durham Octoberfests

Both Guglhupf and Bull City Burger and Brewery will hold Octoberfest celebrations on Saturday.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 06:21 PM

Business briefs, Sept. 22

  • Ninth street complex opens to tenants
  • Sustain-A-Bull membership drive
  • American Underground opens “Foxhole” on West Coast

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Sep. 25, 2014 @ 11:21 AM

Greenberg: Many cameras, many visions at the Ackland

“Photography is a problem,” said Peter Nisbet, interim director and curator of the new photography show at the Ackland Art Museum. At the press preview, he talked about the deluge of photographs that will not stop. Everyone takes pictures, he said, and for a museum which has the biggest photography collection in the state, the question remains, is it art and which images are worth preserving? With that said, Nisbet introduced a show filled with 150 photographs chosen from more than 500 that have been collected in the last 10 years.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 09:17 AM

DPS Corner: Principals are the superheroes of Durham Public Schools

Last month in the DPS Corner, we shared some tips from our principals on how best parents can support their children throughout the school year. This month, we’d like to turn the spotlight back on principals for a moment and thank them for being so indispensable to Durham Public Schools. Why? Because this October is National Principals Month, and we hope you’ll join us in celebrating their contributions to our schools.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 09:38 AM

Class Notes

  • Moulton donates money, instruments
  • Two named semifinalist in scholarship program
  • Youth leads book drive
  • Pearsontown launches mentoring program
  • Riverside student to compete in state program
  • Calling all Carrington alumni
  • Students recognized for art work
  • Students for peace

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Campus briefs

  • Health society announces award recipient
  • Hamilton College student matriculates as first-year
  • UNC student receives Northwestern Mutual national award
  • UNC’s Hatchell to speak at Lineberger auction, breakfast