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Feb. 26, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

PILING ON: 3rd storm in 2 weeks packs a wallop

A “rock solid” 6 to 8 inches of snow fell in Durham and Orange counties Wednesday night and Thursday morning putting most normal activities on ice and leaving thousands without power and prompting another round of school closings and delays.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Residents deal with storm-caused power outages

Residents in Durham, Orange, Chatham and surrounding counties coped with power outages and brief power interruptions in the wake of the winter storm that dumped heavy, wet snow on North Carolina Wednesday night  and Thursday morning. Duke Energy reported as many as 220,000 customers without power early Thursday, said Duke spokesperson Justin Landon. As of about 2 p.m., about 132,000 customers were still without power, Landon said.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

COPING: A look at how some are beating the snowy-day blues

Watching old movies, catching snowflakes on the tongue and dreaming of spring kept many residents from going mad Thursday as the area struggled through another round of wintry weather. “Coping? Who’s coping?” said Realtor Cortney Lo, who explained how she and her family enjoyed the snowfall in Hillsborough. “We are playing with the snow!” she said. “We’ve been exploring, tunneling, following bird tracks, taking pictures and catching snowflakes on our tongues. Yah!”


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

Make-up meeting set to discuss make-up days

A Durham Public Schools Board of Education meeting set for Thursday has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, leaving students and teachers to wait to learn when they’ll have to make up days lost to snow-related issues over the past two weeks.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 02:03 AM

Okafor, Cook help Duke survive Virginia Tech

Freshman center returns from injury to score a season-high 30, Cook adds 26 as Blue Devils win in overtime


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 02:06 PM

Mitchell murder trial on hold until Monday

The trial of a man accused of murdering his 4-year-old son and trying to murder his two other children is on hold until Monday.


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Feb. 26, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Residents deal with storm-caused power outages

Residents in Durham, Orange, Chatham and surrounding counties coped with power outages and brief power interruptions in the wake of the winter storm that dumped heavy, wet snow on North Carolina Wednesday night  and Thursday morning. Duke Energy reported as many as 220,000 customers without power early Thursday, said Duke spokesperson Justin Landon. As of about 2 p.m., about 132,000 customers were still without power, Landon said.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

COPING: A look at how some are beating the snowy-day blues

Watching old movies, catching snowflakes on the tongue and dreaming of spring kept many residents from going mad Thursday as the area struggled through another round of wintry weather. “Coping? Who’s coping?” said Realtor Cortney Lo, who explained how she and her family enjoyed the snowfall in Hillsborough. “We are playing with the snow!” she said. “We’ve been exploring, tunneling, following bird tracks, taking pictures and catching snowflakes on our tongues. Yah!”


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

Make-up meeting set to discuss make-up days

A Durham Public Schools Board of Education meeting set for Thursday has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, leaving students and teachers to wait to learn when they’ll have to make up days lost to snow-related issues over the past two weeks.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 03:41 PM

Think spring: Bulls, Art of Cool, Full Frame just around corner

Sure, it’s still a winter wonderland and we’re eating all that bread cleared off grocery shelves, but spring is coming. Really, it is. Daylight Saving Time is next weekend. You can start marking your calendar now for outdoor excursions, Durham Bulls baseball games and two upcoming festivals.


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Feb. 26, 2015 @ 02:03 AM

Okafor, Cook help Duke survive Virginia Tech

Freshman center returns from injury to score a season-high 30, Cook adds 26 as Blue Devils win in overtime

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 07:36 PM

Execution eludes UNC against Wolfpack

When stuff wasn’t going right for North Carolina in the Dean E. Smith Center on Tuesday, UNC coach Roy Williams would start pacing — he was stomping, actually.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 07:45 PM

Duke roars by Eagles

NCCU got on the board first with Eric Kimber scoring off a wild pitch in the first, but Duke came roaring back with a run in every subsequent inning to win 12-1.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Trailblazers accepted challenges offered by UNC

Life doesn’t merely happen to trailblazers. Trailblazers impose upon life.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 08:21 AM

Kenan upgrades to send UNC on the road for spring game

Repairs to Kenan Stadium drainage system forces the Tar Heels to play their spring game in Charlotte at Rocky River High School on April 11.

 


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 07:57 PM

Hurricanes trade Tlusty, Sekera


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Feb. 23, 2015 @ 10:33 AM
Feb. 25, 2015 @ 06:43 AM

A question of compensation

Durham taxpayers appreciate, we’re sure, the city’s being careful steward of the moneyit collects from residents and businesses. 


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

The ’57 Chevy: two stories about the same car

What is it about a 1957 Chevrolet?

Like The New York Times offering on its store page a “1957 Bel Air 50th Anniversary Edition $99.95. Numbered, limited edition of 1,957.”

Before you order, let me tell you about the North Carolina connection to the car. Make that “connections,” as there are more than one.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 25

  • Thanks for logistics for fans
  • Sounds like class warfare

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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.