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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 10:09 PM

JUSTISE IS SERVED: Freshman star leads No. 4 Duke rout of Orange

Quinn Cook uncharacteristically missed 3-pointers and Jahlil Okafor’s free throw woes continued Saturday night. Still, it was no problem for No. 4 Duke because freshman Justise Winslow filled in the gaps. Winslow scored a season-high 23 points, his second time scoring 20 or more in the last three games, as the Blue Devils notched their ninth consecutive win by beating Syracuse 73-54 in ACC basketball at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 08:48 PM

NCCU rips Bethune-Cookman, wins MEAC regular-season title

Led by senior stars Jordan Parks and Nimrod Hilliard, N.C. Central slammed Bethune-Cookman 72-49 on Senior Day at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium, clinching the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-seasion title and the No. 1 overall seed at the upcoming MEAC Tournament in Norfolk, Va.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 05:57 PM

Johnson slams Miami as Heels snap 4-game skid vs. Canes

Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday. The 6-foot-9 Johnson repeatedly outmaneuvered the Hurricanes inside and shot 11 for 15. He also had 11 rebounds.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Duke trustees OK 4 percent 2015-16 tuition hike

Tuition increase lifts total annual cost of attending Duke — room, board, tuition, fees, other expenses — to $63, 273 per year.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Harsh winter weather leaves farms with growing pains

As Durham recovers from a round of winter storms, area farmers are looking forward to a break from having to prepare greenhouses and crops for blasts of ice and snow. Growers like George O’Neal with Lil’ Farm knew what was coming and was ready for it. At Saturday’s Durham Farmers’ Market, O’Neal said he and some helpers spent Wednesday night clearing greenhouses in anticipation of the storm that dumped about half a foot of snow on the area.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 02:48 PM

Duke's Cutcliffe likes what he sees in spring ‘game’

It isn’t spring and it wasn’t a game, but Duke held its version of a spring football game Saturday morning.


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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Harsh winter weather leaves farms with growing pains

As Durham recovers from a round of winter storms, area farmers are looking forward to a break from having to prepare greenhouses and crops for blasts of ice and snow. Growers like George O’Neal with Lil’ Farm knew what was coming and was ready for it. At Saturday’s Durham Farmers’ Market, O’Neal said he and some helpers spent Wednesday night clearing greenhouses in anticipation of the storm that dumped about half a foot of snow on the area.

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Duke trustees OK 4 percent 2015-16 tuition hike

Tuition increase lifts total annual cost of attending Duke — room, board, tuition, fees, other expenses — to $63, 273 per year.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 04:09 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: Mother Nature and Jack Frost

Who were those folks complaining two weeks ago that the Triangle hadn’t gotten any snow yet this winter? Certainly, ahem, cough, not me. Oh, alright, I wanted at least one real snow to see the world in a blanket of white and full of crisp winter promise.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:58 PM

Herald-Sun wins state press awards

The staff of The Herald-Sun won eight awards in the N. C Press Association’s News, Editorial and Photojournalism Awards judging.


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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 08:48 PM

NCCU rips Bethune-Cookman, wins MEAC regular-season title

Led by senior stars Jordan Parks and Nimrod Hilliard, N.C. Central slammed Bethune-Cookman 72-49 on Senior Day at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium, clinching the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-seasion title and the No. 1 overall seed at the upcoming MEAC Tournament in Norfolk, Va.

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 10:09 PM

JUSTISE IS SERVED: Freshman star leads No. 4 Duke rout of Orange

Quinn Cook uncharacteristically missed 3-pointers and Jahlil Okafor’s free throw woes continued Saturday night. Still, it was no problem for No. 4 Duke because freshman Justise Winslow filled in the gaps. Winslow scored a season-high 23 points, his second time scoring 20 or more in the last three games, as the Blue Devils notched their ninth consecutive win by beating Syracuse 73-54 in ACC basketball at Cameron Indoor Stadium.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 05:57 PM

Johnson slams Miami as Heels snap 4-game skid vs. Canes

Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday. The 6-foot-9 Johnson repeatedly outmaneuvered the Hurricanes inside and shot 11 for 15. He also had 11 rebounds.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 08:59 PM

Hillside girls romp in playoff opener

Hillside coach Ovester Grays worried how his girls would play in the first round of the 4-A state playoffs on Saturday but it didn’t last long as the Hornets rolled by Southern Pines Pinecrest 65-25.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Riverside girls cruise by South Central in 1st round

The Riverside girls won their first-round 3-A playoff match-up with Winterville South Central by 20 points Saturday but it seemed much closer.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 02:48 PM

Duke's Cutcliffe likes what he sees in spring ‘game’

It isn’t spring and it wasn’t a game, but Duke held its version of a spring football game Saturday morning.


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Feb. 24, 2015 @ 11:34 PM
Feb. 27, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

A regrettable rejection

When the Senate Judiciary endorsed Loretta Lynch, who grew up in Durham, to be attorney general of the United States, it was predictable Democrats would support her.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 06:02 PM

Grit award: Chris Rosati

In late 2013, Chris Rosati of Durham lived out his dream – sort of.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 06:04 PM

Rudy Giuliani, once heroic, now simply foolish

Amazing. Just ... amazing.

Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama.


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Feb. 25, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Rx Wine Lab opens at Golden Belt

After launching a Kickstarter campaign in December, Master Sommelier Fred Dex has opened a weekend pop-up wine bar at Golden Belt.

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Anthem hack affects 775,000 in N.C.

The infiltration of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s customer data has impacted more than 775,000 people in North Carolina, the Department of Insurance (DOI) reported Tuesday.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 03:29 PM

Allegiant to offer nonstop service from RDU to Florida

LasVegas-based domestic airline Allegiant Air will operate six weekly flights from RDU to Orlando, the Tampa Bay area and Southwest Florida.


Feb. 22, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

Business briefs: Local business news

EpiCypher launches website ... College workshop offered in Oxford ...


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Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

SOUNDS OF AMERICA: Burt Bacharach at Carolina Theatre

Composer Burt Bacharach’s catalogue of melodies is now part of the American songbook even if listeners cannot readily name the composer : “Baby, It’s You,” “Walk on By,” “I Say a Little Prayer for You,” “That’s What Friends Are For." He will be in concert Wednesday, March 4 at the Carolina Theatre.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

A PLAY FOR ALL TIMES: PlayMakers to present ‘An Enemy of the People’

In “An Enemy of the People,” Dr. Stockmann, a respected member of his community, comes across information that the water in a project considered crucial to the town’s livelihood is contaminated. Stockmann’s intent to publish that information in the local newspaper runs against the wishes of his brother Peter, also the town’s mayor, who argues against disclosure because of possible harm to the town’s economy.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

‘The Passion of Flamenco’ comes to Motorco

“The Passion of Flamenco” features three performances by Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana at Motorco Music Hall Friday through Sunday, Feb. 27-March 1, and a free, public symposium and flamenco dance class on Saturday, Feb. 28 on Duke University’s East Campus.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

AFRICAN CHILDREN’S CHOIR: 18 Ugandan girls and boys to perform in Durham

The African Children’s Choir will perform a concert next week at King’s Park International Church in Durham. An offering will be taken to support the work of the choir program of international organization Music for Life.