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Neil Offen

Neil Offen: In the (too) long run

A couple of years ago, I decided that I was going to try to run a half-marathon. I thought it would be a good test of my physical fitness, my determination, my perseverance and my utter cluelessness. It didn’t matter how old I was, I thought; I could be just as stupid as I used to be.

Barry Saunders

Durham doesn’t need any more hipster cool – Saunders

Durham was recently named the “hippest” city in North Carolina by the glossiest of glossy international fashion and lifestyle magazines, Vogue. That means one thing: Durham will soon be invaded by hipsters driving up the prices of houses and drinking ironically the beers many of us drink because we like ‘em.

Videos

Video: A celebration of belonging at the Reality Ministries Annual Talent Show

Follow Tony Simpson, 66, as he performs one of his favorite hymns "Great is Thy Faithfulness," for the Reality Ministries Annual Talent Show​ at DPAC​. The free show, a fundraiser for Reality Ministries​, a nonprofit that serves teens and adults with disabilities, was sold out weeks in advance.
Casey Toth ctoth@heraldsun.com
Video: A celebration of belonging at the Reality Ministries Annual Talent Show 3:44

Video: A celebration of belonging at the Reality Ministries Annual Talent Show

Video: 8-year-old ‘drafted’ to UNC cross-country team 1:27

Video: 8-year-old ‘drafted’ to UNC cross-country team

Video: Future farmers learn and compete at annual Central Piedmont Jr. Livestock Show 1:54

Video: Future farmers learn and compete at annual Central Piedmont Jr. Livestock Show

Raw Video: Rising water at the Eno River 1:06

Raw Video: Rising water at the Eno River