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FMLA should be expanded, critics say

The Family Medical Leave Act offers 12 weeks of unpaid leave with stipulations.

Child death stats show family members often the culprits

Half of NC children were killed by family or caregivers.

Restaurant lets patrons pay what they can

Employees at A Place at the Table.

NCCU sweeps Howard

Both teams won by one point each.


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Advocates demand an end to the shackling of people in labor

Statement by a coalition of organizations working to end the shackling of pregnant people who are incarcerated in North Carolina state prisons: "The North Carolina

Follow black women to victory in 2018

"It's a good night to be an African-American woman," said CNN political commentator Symone Sanders. This was her response to the historic Doug Jones victory over

Upcoming Events

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Grand Opening

Time: 10:30 a.m. AKG of America, a leading


Freedom Train

Opening Night Meet & Greet Reception with


Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Blues artist Jerron

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Child death stats show family members often the culprits

RALEIGH – Of nearly 500 North Carolina children who died in homicides between 2007 and

NC joins in job training initiative

RALEIGH – North Carolina's unemployment rate is now higher than the national average after

NCCU sweeps Howard

DURHAM — Junior guard Rodneysha Martin scored a game-high 24 points, sophomore forward