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Apr. 20, 2015 @ 04:51 PM

Duke Life Flight: Saving lives for 30 years

Aaron Thompson's voice trembles with emotion when he recalls the day a Duke Medicine ambulance team saved his life.

The drama began one morning in December 2013 when Thompson awoke with excruciating chest pain.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 06:34 PM

UNC search panel wants president who understands N.C.

The Board of Governors committee responsible for finding a successor to system President Tom Ross got down to work Monday, by first considering what they’ll look for in a headhunter.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 05:11 PM

School board to consider resolution on energy usage

The school board is set to adopt a resolution pledging to do everything within its power to reduce the district’s dependency on high-carbon fossil fuels.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

Women’s history collection documents 500 years

The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University has acquired one of the largest and most significant private collections on women’s history, documenting the work and intellectual contributions of women from the Renaissance to the modern era.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 02:25 PM

Looking toward a life of service

DURHAM – “Gooooood Mornnnnning, Jordan High School.”

That’s Mary Katherine Falgout’s signature lead-in as she shares the morning announcements with schoolmates each day.
If it sounds familiar, then it should.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 11:45 AM

Land conservancy plans Earth Week events

While Earth Day officially happens Wednesday, Triangle Land Conservancy has planned a week of activities in honor of the day and to celebrate conserving more than 17,000 acres in the Triangle.

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Apr. 19, 2015 @ 06:36 PM

Earth Day celebrators enthusiastic despite rain

As the rain came down outside, the Earth Day Festival marched on.

Even the annual parade wasn’t sacrificed – kids lined up, playing homemade drums and shakers made from reusable materials along to the tunes of the Bulltown Strutters.

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 03:08 PM

BARNRAISER: Cane Creek Farm funds move online

Cane Creek Farm is moving from 32 acres in Snow Camp to 38 acres in Saxapahaw, a move for which owner Eliza Maclean said the community has been hugely supportive.

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

Speaker lineups set for NCCU, Duke, UNC commencements

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the commencement address at N.C. Central University’s spring graduation, in O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium on May 9. .... The graduation speaker at UNC will be 1993 alumnus Jason Kilar, co-founder and CEO of Vessel, a subscription video service. ,,, Physician and international health-rights advocate Dr. Paul Farmer, a 1982 Duke graduate, will deliver the commencement speech.

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 03:44 PM

Neil Offen: My hat’s in the ring

After close consultation with my family, my advisers and the magic eight-ball, I have decided to place my hat in the ring for the presidency of the United States.

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Apr. 20, 2015 @ 10:20 PM

UNC unveils new look for uniforms

The identity of the University of North Carolina is rooted in a kaleidoscope of imagery.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 09:50 PM

UNC’s Paige has ankle surgery

North Carolina junior point guard Marcus Paige is recovering from ankle surgery.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 12:12 AM

Bulls take opener over Knights

Only the most loyal of the 2,583 Bulls’ fans in attendance at the DBAP Monday night stuck it out until the end, witnessing a 5-1 Bulls’ victory over the International League South leading Charlotte Knights in the first of a seven game home stand.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 09:47 PM

Nature's rhythm provides solace in many ways

 I have absolutely no rhythm.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 08:13 PM

Women's golf: Duke’s Maguire wins ACC title; UVA wins overall

The Virginia women’s golf team ran away from the competition, posting a 27-under team score to capture the 2015 ACC Women’s Golf Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on Saturday.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 07:49 PM

No. 1 Notre Dame steals win over No. 2 UNC

Top-ranked Notre Dame scored three extra-man goals in the final 1:15 of the game after a two-minute non-releasable penalty call against second-ranked North Carolina, escaping with a 15-14 win over the Tar Heels in a men’s lacrosse showdown before 4,522 fans at Arlotta Stadium.

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Apr. 19, 2015 @ 10:31 PM
Apr. 19, 2015 @ 10:35 PM

Job-killing discrimination

An important voice last week joined the chorus objecting to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act bills under consideration in the N. C. General Assembly.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 12:12 PM

Freedom is a weighty issue

Have you been eating right? Getting enough exercise? How far away are you from your ideal weight?

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 12:37 PM

Letters to the Editor, April 20

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Apr. 14, 2015 @ 06:15 PM

INNOVATION TRIANGLE: Duke to move I&EI to downtown

This summer, Duke University will relocate its Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative to the third floor of the Imperial Building downtown.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 05:30 PM

Landlord: Straw Valley will not reopen

Straw Valley Food and Drink and The Black House, which closed last month for restructuring and improvements, will now close permanently.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 10:06 AM

‘Beer’ Durham: DBAP revamps concessions

Fans at the Wednesday, April 15 Durham Bulls home opener will notice some changes beyond just the roster. Now in its 20th year, Durham Bulls Athletic Park has revamped its food offerings and will even brew beer on site as it seeks to undertake a more “local approach” to concessions, general manager Mike Birling said.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

Durham jobless rate returns to declining trend

Durham County’s unemployment rate decreased by 4 percent in February to 4.7 percent, the Department of Commerce reported Wednesday.

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Apr. 16, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

RECORD STORE DAY: Vinyl’s persistence in music scene remarkable

Saturday, music fans will be awash in a sea of vinyl when artists from Ryan Adams to Cassandra Wilson will release limited or special-edition albums for Record Store Day.

Apr. 16, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Amateur Night at The Hayti: Roxboro teen headed to The Apollo

Precious Boyd, 14, of Roxboro, is preparing to compete in July at the amateur night at The Apollo Theater in Harlem. She got the opportunity after competing in last year’s Amateur Night at the Hayti and making her way to the finals.

Apr. 16, 2015 @ 03:25 PM

Earth Day Festival Sunday at Rock Quarry Park

Durham will “go green” on Sunday, April 19 for the annual Earth Day Festival at Rock Quarry Park. The festival is sponsored by Durham Parks and Recreation and Keep Durham Beautiful.

Apr. 16, 2015 @ 03:02 PM

Entertainment briefs: What's happening around the area

Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Tweedy, best known as the leader of the Chicago band Wilco, will present and discuss the film “American Movie” (1999) May 23 at 7 p.m. as part of the Modern School of Film’s “Film: Acoustic” series at the Carolina Theatre.