In The Herald-Sun

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

GameDay | NCCU

The MEAC title will be on the line when the Aggies and Eagles knock
heads for the 86th time.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 07:01 PM

DKU celebrates opening

Duke University leaders formally celebrated this fall’s launch of Duke Kunshan University with a campus opening ceremony on Monday.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 06:42 PM

UNC faculty member inquires about former faculty chair's status

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt said that keeping private the employment status of employees implicated in the report by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein until their review processes are over passes “my smell test.”


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 02:01 AM

A CLASSIC: NCCU hosts N.C. A&T in MEAC title tilt

With UNC’s 45-20 Thursday night win over Duke in the rearview mirror and N.C. State enjoying a bye week, all eyes in the Triangle will be on O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium today.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

State unemployment rate drops

North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell from 6.7 percent to 6.3 percent in October, the N.C. Department of Commerce reported today.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 07:26 PM

Police log, Nov. 22

  • Chapel Hill police looking for missing woman
  • In other crime news …

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

Court: Orange regulators overstepped

A unanimous N.C. Court of Appeals panel says regulators in Orange County have exceeded their authority by trying to inspect “spray irrigation” septic systems.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 06:42 PM

UNC-Chapel Hill’s accrediting agency raises compliance questions

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s accrediting agency has raised questions about the school’s compliance with 18 standards in light of the findings of former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein’s investigation into the school’s academic and athletic scandal.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 01:24 PM

Grit Award

Surgeon Martin Salia and physician Juli Switala are among the many who are giving of their skill to help fight the Ebola epidemic that has killed some 5,000 people in Sierra Leone and other West African countries. Salia died earlier this week because he did not get treatment early enough for the virus. He chose to return to his native country, Sierra Leone, to help those suffering, turning down easier duty that could have been more lucrative, according to news reports.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 01:21 PM

Keeping Durham a welcoming place

A decade ago and before then, no one in Durham would have believed that downtown, particularly the area inside the Loop, would some day eclipse the South Square business district. What a difference 20 years -- along with a lot of polish, hard work and public-private investment – can make.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 01:11 PM

Duke faculty react to proposal to build new health center on ‘Anderson Woods’ site

BY LAURA OLENIACZ

loleniacz@heraldsun.com; 919-419-6636

 

DURHAM – Two acres of woods on Duke University’s West Campus have some oak trees that are several hundred years old, scientists say, and have been untouched by farming. Faculty members have used the woods for decades for teaching and research.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:47 PM

Thanksgiving meals can be healthy

By KEITH UPCHURCH

kupchurch@heraldsun.com; 919-419-6612

DURHAM – Stuffing yourself on Thanksgiving can lead to weight gain, but health officials said it’s possible to enjoy your favorite foods without paying a price.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 11:42 AM

You Decide: What’s happening to the middle class?

By Mike Walden

North Carolina Cooperative Extension

 

During the campaigns leading up to the recent elections, we heard a lot about the middle class. Many – if not most – candidates tailored their messages and promises to helping those in the middle class improve their lives.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 11:18 AM

They killed Peter Kassig!

What, in the name of God?

 

It is a question that demands asking, that haunts this most recent atrocity.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

Today's editorial cartoon, November 22