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Feb. 26, 2015 @ 02:42 PM

GALLERY: Snow in the Triangle (Feb. 26, 2015)

A storm dumped several inches of snow in the Triangle area, leaving thousands without power. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen and Bernard Thomas

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 03:09 PM

GALLERY: Unexpected snow surprises area residents

Photos from Tuesday's unexpected snow storm. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Feb. 22, 2015 @ 07:07 PM

GALLERY-A memorial for Dean Smith

A memorial for Dean Smith The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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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.

Mar. 01, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Neil Offen: Off to a running head start

Although I am not, at this time, a candidate for president in 2016, I have decided to create an exploratory committee that will explore ways I can avoid saying I am a candidate for president in 2016.

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 01:34 PM

Saturday fire damages duplex; 5 displaced

A fire at a duplex on Gearwood Avenue displaced five people Saturday.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:22 PM

BCBSNC pins net loss to rising costs

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) reported a net loss of $50.6 million in its financial results for 2014, pegging it on higher medical costs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and poor performance of Medicare Advantage products.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:13 PM

Police log: Crime reports from Durham Police Department

According to Durham Police Department records, someone entered a residence on the 400 block of East Pilot Street on Monday between 4 a.m. and almost 7 a.m. and stole about $818 worth of jewelry, cash and a purse.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:02 PM

Snow a blessing and a curse to businesses

While many residents stayed home Thursday evening to avoid dicey road conditions or deal with power outages that plagued the area, hundreds ventured out for a particular beverage: beer. The Glass Jug, at 5410 Highway 55 Suite AF, did not cancel its Wicked Weed “tap takeover” and the snow did not stop people from coming, said store co-owner Chris Creech.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 04:53 PM

UNC board orders closure of poverty center

UNC’s Board of Governors voted unanimously on Friday to order the closure of three campus centers or institutes, among them UNC-Chapel Hill’s Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

BACK TO BUSINESS: Power returns; snow not in forecast

Life in the Bull City is returning to some normalcy after almost two weeks of wintry weather pummeled the area and left thousands without electricity.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Made in Durham receives $110K grant

Made in Durham will receive a $110,000 grant Lumina Foundation grant for its initiative to increase the number of people who earn certificates and degrees beyond high school.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

UNC leaders OK tuition, fee hikes

UNC’s Board of Governors on Friday approved a package of tuition and fee increases that on average will raise the cost to in-state students of attending the system’s 16 universities by 4.3 percent in the 2015-16 school year.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 01:49 PM

New Blues & Brews Festival set for Bull City

Organizers have announced a new festival that will combine North Carolina blues musicians and local and regional beers. The first Blues & Brews Festival will be held May 30 in Durham Central Park, and organizers plan to make the event annual.

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 @ 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.