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Jul. 31, 2014 @ 11:02 PM


The possibility of a Durham sports authority is getting some looks.

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

State Senate blocks renewal of preservation credits

Advocates conceded Friday that the N.C. Senate has blocked an extension past the end of the year of a state tax credit that’s subsidized the rehabilitation of historic properties like Durham’s American Tobacco complex.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 06:05 PM

UNC Board of Governors approves need-based aid cap

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors approved Thursday a 15 percent cap on the share of need-based aid that is paid out of tuition dollars.

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

Crash sends 4 to hospital

Police and fire crews responded to a car crash on the 2700 block of Holloway Street about 9:10 p.m. Thursday that left four people with serious injuries.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Police to revisit Mahato murder in wake of acquittal

After a jury acquitted Laurence Lovette on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery Wednesday, Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez said the department will revisit the Abhijit Mahato case – six years after his death.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 08:37 PM

Motion seeks to move Willingham case to federal court

Attorneys at the N.C. Attorney General’s office want the case brought by former athletics department learning specialist Mary Willingham against the University of North Carolina and the UNC-Chapel Hill moved to federal court.


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Jul. 31, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

The last of a legacy

Don’t expect the wrecking balls to start swinging toward the Liberty Warehouse for another month, but the first stages of demolition have begun.

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Police seeking burglary, arson suspect

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Johnathan Robert Warda who is wanted on burglary and first-degree arson charges.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

UNC BOG finance committee supports need-based aid cap

A UNC Board of Governors committee moved a proposal forward on Thursday to cap the amount of need-based aid that comes from tuition dollars in an effort to help working families. But others say it may hurt middle as well as low-income families and could lead to more student debt.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Durham woman sentenced in IRS fraud case

A Durham woman was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in federal prison for conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Justice Department and IRS announced.


Sports View All »

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 11:02 PM


The possibility of a Durham sports authority is getting some looks.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 11:11 PM

Down, set — August 1, August 1 — hike!

Football, anyone?

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

'Carolina Way' needs direction

How much should UNC coach Roy Williams have known about what his players were — or were not — doing in the classrooms?

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 12:21 AM


Former N.C. Central guard Jeremy Ingram goes pro

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 12:22 AM

Bulls, Knights washed out

Mother Nature stikes out both sides.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

Hill donates $1.25 million to Duke

Former NBA All-Star gives second large donation to his alma mater

Opinion View All »

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 04:46 PM
Aug. 01, 2014 @ 11:43 AM

Paul Ryan breaks the silence surrounding poverty in America

Cover your eyes and hide the kids: A Republican is talking poverty.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 08:49 AM

Letters to the Editor, August 2

  • Another side of the argument
  • Don’t change midstream

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

Grit Award

Anyone who loves U.S. women’s history has a debt to Anne Firor Scott, according to the American Association of University Women. A trailblazer, Scott almost singlehandedly created the field of Southern women’s history. She served as Duke University’s first female chair of the history department, and taught in the department for 30 years.

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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.”

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

$1.5 million awarded in Biotech loans, grants

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded more than $1.5 million to institutions and organizations across the state between April-June 2014.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

N.C. unemployment falls, industries grow

The unemployment rate decreased in the Durham-Chapel Hill area from 6.8 percent to 5.1 percent since June of last year, the N.C. Department of Commerce reported today.


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.

Lifestyles View All »

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 10:43 AM

REVIEW: Nixon, on the record

In a taped June 22, 1972, conversation with Bob Haldeman, his chief of staff, President Nixon compared the Watergate break-in to “a comic opera, really.” Nixon and Haldeman were discussing the rumors that were starting to surface around the bizarre burglary attempt at Democratic headquarters in Washington. The operation, Haldeman said, was “so badly done, that nobody believes we could have done it.”

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

Bands join for IFC benefit concert at Cat’s Cradle

The address 300 E. Main St. in Carrboro is a familiar one to music fans from near and far. It’s the location of Cat’s Cradle, the renowned music venue. The ArtsCenter is there, too, serving as a hub for performances. And there’s Amante Gourmet Pizza for the hungry artists and concertgoers. Several bands that include members who have worked at all three businesses have come together for a benefit concert that will be performed, naturally, at Cat’s Cradle.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Craven has ceramics, paintings; three different shows at Arts Council

This week Craven Allen is showing ceramics and paintings and at the Durham Arts Council are three very different painting shows. Craven Allen’s exhibition space is beautifully arranged with Brad Tucker’s pottery seemingly floating on their glass shelves against the bright greens and yellows of Linwood Hart’s paintings.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

Entertainment briefs

  • Bolton coming to DPAC
  • The Rosebuds at Cat’s Cradle
  • Triangle Opera Studios to present concert
  • Third Date improv at Common Ground
  • 2CELLOS coming to DPAC in May
  • Merle Haggard, Tift Merritt to headline folklife fest

​And more ...