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Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:21 PM

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Durham School of the Arts' rehearsal of Midsummer Night's Dream a comedy play by William Shakespeare, in the Black Box Theater. The performances are: October 16-18, 7:30 p.m. October 18, 3:00 p.m. For more info, call (919) 560-3926 X 23498 The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Oct. 13, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

GALLERY: Same-sex couples wed in Durham

Same-sex couples get marriage licenses from the government and are legally married in Durham on Monday, Oct. 14, 2014. It was their first chance to get marriage licenses since a federal judge on Friday lifted North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 07:31 PM

GALLERY: N.C Pride Fest and Parade

The streets around Duke University’s East Campus were packed Saturday with hundreds of Bull City residents celebrating 30 years of North Carolina Pride festivals. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

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Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:35 PM

Early voters encounter parking issues

For some voters wishing to cast early ballots this fall, the biggest problem they’ve confronted is finding a place to park.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Preservation lemur: Center raises conservation awareness

If you don’t follow the Duke Lemur Center’s social media accounts, then you haven’t met Marcus.

Marcus, a Coquerel’s sifaka lemur, can jump nearly 33 feet in one leap, though he stands about 2 feet tall.

Throughout this week, social media users can learn more about the primates that call the Duke Lemur Center home.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Police log

  • Man arrested in 2003 murder
  • Two arrested after break-ins


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Durham cyclist dies after being struck Oct. 18

A well-known member of the Durham bicycle community died Monday from injuries he sustained after being struck by a vehicle.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

DPS to name district’s top principal

The school district is expected to announce its Principal of the Year selection Thursday.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

NCCU homecoming to kick off Saturday

N.C. Central University will hold a kick-off Saturday for a week of homecoming festivities that will include a gospel concert, a parade and a fashion show.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 02:26 PM

One gun found after shooting

An attempted robbery escalated to murder Tuesday in Northeast Durham just blocks from Fletchers Chapel Road.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 07:24 PM

Durham Bulls advocate, former council member dies

One of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park’s major advocates died Tuesday, nearly 20 years after the facility first opened its doors.

Charles “Chuck” Grubb served on Durham’s City Council from 1989 to 1992. His fight for the then-unpopular stadium cost him his seat on the council in a race against Frank Hyman.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 07:07 PM

City wants access solution for Liberty Arts foundry

City officials are trying to referee an access-rights dispute between a Durham arts group and the Chapel Hill developer that’s putting up a new building on the site of what was the Liberty Warehouse.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Second man in Bahama plane crash identified

Clay Thomas, a Durham business owner, has been identified as the second person in a plane that crashed in Bahama last week.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Duke-UNC research center to focus on healthy food choice promotion

A new research center at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will develop strategies to promote healthy food choices, particularly among Americans receiving federal food benefits.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Sleeping juror booted from trial

A juror was removed from a first-degree murder trial Tuesday after falling asleep during testimony.

Durham County Superior Court Judge Henry Hight dismissed the juror after he apparently couldn’t stay awake. The juror gathered his belongings and left the courtroom.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:22 PM

Former Jordan teacher was suspended in 2012

The former Jordan High School teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student was first investigated by district officials in 2012.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Group to honor men for opposing death penalty

Two Durham political leaders will be honored in November for their work against the death penalty.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

NCCU holds rally and march to get students to the polls

After calling on N.C. Central University students to go vote, Chancellor Debra Saunders-White led a march to the early voting site at the NCCU student union Tuesday.