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Neil Offen

Working out your workouts — Neil Offen

Recently, I wrote about the importance of exercise and how if we want to both live longer and live better, we have to exercise even if it kills us. I noted that this is particularly true for anyone getting older, which research has shown appears to be most of us.

Neil Offen

Safety first (and last)

Now that you’ve finally jammed your 75-pound carry-on into the overhead bin and kept this flight’s other 132 passengers waiting in the aisle for 17 minutes while you were whacking that elderly lady in 14C in the face, please turn your attention to the front of the airplane for our safety briefing.

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Watch Luke Kennard's surprise after Justin Jackson's ACC player of the year comments

Former Duke star Luke Kennard seemed surprised when asked to comment on who former UNC star Justin Jackson thinks should have been named ACC player of the year.
Langston Wertz Jr. lwertz@charlotteobserver.com
Watch Luke Kennard's surprise after Justin Jackson's ACC player of the year comments 1:26

Watch Luke Kennard's surprise after Justin Jackson's ACC player of the year comments

How an old-school Durham teacher handled discipline 2:09

How an old-school Durham teacher handled discipline

Durham County Sheriff’s Office is jettisoning brown-and-tan uniforms in favor of a new look 0:37

Durham County Sheriff’s Office is jettisoning brown-and-tan uniforms in favor of a new look

Endangered red wolf pups went missing from Durham's Museum of Life and Science 1:17

Endangered red wolf pups went missing from Durham's Museum of Life and Science