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Jan. 19, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

Gallery-Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in downtown Durham.

Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in downtown Durham. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jan. 16, 2015 @ 05:32 PM

Joan Miró: Seeing in three dimensions

The Joan Miró exhibit at The Nasher Museum of Art is subtitled “The Experience of Seeing.” Friday, a group of museum visitors toured of the exhibit and got to express their personal experience of seeing by making sculptures using dried plants and other materials at the Sarah P. Duke gardens greenhouse.


Dec. 25, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Gallery- "Meet Me At The Bridge"

"Meet Me At The Bridge" The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:17 PM

Trial over flawed Duke cancer research set to start

A lawsuit against Duke University and one its discredited former cancer researchers is set to be heard starting today in Durham County Superior Court in a case that has drawn national headlines.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 02:02 PM

Bulls’ mural proposed for wall near DBAP

City Council members appear likely to get behind a request to the N.C. Department of Transportation to allow the painting of a mural on a retaining wall along Willard Street across from the American Tobacco complex.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:49 PM

Master baker brings taste of France to Durham

Benjamin Messaoui, who earned the distinction of Master Baker after studying in Paris, has been baking for 35 years. And now, after 10 years as a head chef at Raleigh-based Neomonde, he’s opened his own business in Durham. Messaoui opened The French Corner Bakery, at 2005 North Pointe Drive, last month and said he’s astounded by the reception it has received.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 08:03 PM

Vintage Krzyzewski, and new-school inventiveness

Mike Krzyzewski offered a dash of old-school fury and a dose of new-school inventiveness to claim his latest career milestone.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:37 PM

Prescription drug abuse film for teens to be shown

Healthy Carolinians of Orange County on will host special screenings of “Out of Reach,” a short documentary about medicine abuse created by a teen filmmaker. It will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Chapel Hill High School, and at 7 p.m. Thursday at C.W. Stanford Middle School in Hillsborough.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:32 PM

Grassroots group wants new faces on Chapel Hill council

Some Chapel Hill residents are calling for change.

Rumblings of the Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town began last spring when a website popped up. The grassroots organization held its first event Sunday afternoon, calling it “What Makes Chapel Hill A Livable Town?”


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:19 PM

Business briefs: Durham ID, Weejee Learning

Durham Innovation District named finalist ... Weejee Learning earns GSA OK. ...


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

Police log, Jan. 26

Chris Emmanuel Wiggins, 19, of Durham, was arrested in both Durham and Orange counties on felony charges.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:04 PM

The late show or, never ever early

Now, I’m not naming any names here —except, of course, for the repeated references to my wife, Carol — but there are certain people who just can’t seem to be on time.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 06:26 PM

State high court asked to review Taser case

A lawsuit challenging a Durham Police Department officer’s use of a Taser is once again on the doorstep of the state Supreme Court.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: Directions? Just follow your nose

While Los Angeles stands alone in its transportation issues, here in the Triangle we can also go on forever about what’s the best route to get to points A, B, C and back. I never tire of traffic talk. A few years ago I wrote about those late mergers when the Durham Freeway merges onto Interstate 40, and got some of the more salty comments from readers who also do not like those who, ahem, cut in line at the last minute when the rest of us were waiting patiently.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:05 PM

Youth summit answers Obama challenge

Saturday's My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Durham Youth Summit brought together young men between the ages of 11 and 21 to discuss the challenges they face every day. The summit was part of a nationwide challenge proposed by President Barack Obama in September 2014.


Jan. 23, 2015 @ 06:31 PM

DNA, phones seized from four Duke fraternity members

Newly released Durham County search warrants pertaining to the recent rape allegations reportedly involving members of a  Duke University fraternity show that police collected DNA and cellphones from multiple men that were in contact with the victim on the night in question.


Jan. 23, 2015 @ 05:16 PM

DPD headquarters site closing delayed

A real-estate closing that was to occur Friday for the site of Durham’s next police headquarters is instead being delayed another 60 days, city officials say. The move buys time for consultants working for the city to finish their analysis of the site’s environmental problems, which mainly involve potential soil contamination from spilled oil and gasoline.


Jan. 23, 2015 @ 04:11 PM

Police log: Officers respond to standoff, no injuries reported

A standoff reported Friday afternoon in southeast Durham ended without major conflict. Police evacuated businesses on the 600 block of Ellis Road Friday afternoon and were allowed back in about 1 p.m.