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Jan. 23, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

UNC's Pinson out with broken foot

Freshman is averaging 3.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 03:07 PM

Murder victim reported robbery days before death

According to Durham Police Department reports, Charles Ellis Hinnant, whose body was found on Monday, reported having his wallet, three credit cards, his check book and $350 worth of cash taken from him on Jan. 15, four days earlier.

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

Attorneys help Hillside seniors prep for college

Teyanna Johnson, a Hillside High School senior, felt inspired Friday by what she heard from a panel of attorneys who came to the school to talk to the Class of 2015 about preparing for college.

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 02:41 PM

Williams wants better rebounding when UNC faces FSU

Tar Heels could use better effort on the boards, Williams said

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

No. 12 UNC rallies past N.C. State

Tar Heels erase double-digit deficits in first and second halves to top rivals

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 09:09 PM

School board OKs Whitted spending hike

The school board on Thursday voted 6-1 to contribute an additional $800,000 to the $21.5 million Whitted Junior High School redevelopment project.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 10:31 PM

McCann column: Inflated or deflated, rules are rules

Ball pressure is big, from football to basketball

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:01 PM

Escrow issue threatens future DPD HQ site purchase

City Council members retreated behind closed doors Thursday to iron out a last-minute snag that threatened their government’s plan to buy land off East Main Street to use as the site of Durham’s next police headquarters.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 06:41 PM

‘Trouble in Mind’: A play within a play about racism and theater

Kathy A. Perkins, the lighting designer for PlayMakers Repertory Company’s presentation of “Trouble in Mind,” was a friend of its playwright, Alice Childress. Perkins said that Childress’ “Trouble in Mind” was performed off-Broadway but while it was optioned for Broadway, it didn’t go forward because Childress said no to changing the ending.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 05:47 PM

Police Log: Police investigate pair of shootings

Durham police are investigating separate shootings in the area of Fayetteville Street and the 400 block of Linwood Avenue that left two women with gunshot wounds.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 05:24 PM

UNC to invest in own startups; BOT sets $5M fund

UNC-Chapel Hill startups will now have access to $5 million in funding after the university’s Board of Trustees (BOT) announced a new fund Wednesday.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

Groups partner to reduce poverty in East Durham

A new program aimed at reducing poverty in East Durham has just finished its first training session and matched 14 families in poverty with allies to support their goals to succeed.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 05:01 PM

E.K. Powe students share gift of reading

The Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu famously said “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” One group of fourth graders at E.K. Powe Elementary School also believes it can begin with a single book.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 04:31 PM

Carolina Theatre raising cash for new seats

The Carolina Theatre has begun a Kickstarter campaign to help replace the 21-year-old seats in its cinemas.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 09:26 PM

Lawsuit expands class action against UNC to NCAA

Attorney Robert Orr, a former N.C. Supreme Court justice, is part of a legal team that filed a class-action lawsuit at the Durham County Courthouse Thursday on behalf of former UNC athletes Rashanda McCants and Devon Ramsay. The suit is the second of its type. This suit expands the class action to include the NCAA, the governing body for major college sports, in addition to UNC