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NC group focuses on global trade to create jobs
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
CHARLOTTE – North Carolina exports more than $30 billion worth of goods and services annually, supporting more than 150,000 jobs. That is one of the many reasons why businessman Saul Berenthal hopes the state is able to continue international trade with places like his home country, Cuba. "There's a good opportunity for both the U.S., specifically
 
Budget raises teachersí salaries
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
RALEIGH – New North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday his two-year budget proposal will include average 5 percent raises for public school teachers annually to help aim toward getting salaries to the national average by the early 2020s. Cooper, a Democrat, made reaching the national average target a plank in his gubernatorial campaign. For
 
Lifting churchesí political restrictions could prove harmful
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
For years, conservative evangelicals have been advocating for the repeal of the Johnson Amendment — the section of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code that prohibits charitable nonprofits from endorsing or opposing specific political candidates — claiming it infringes on their free speech rights. They have found a key ally in President Donald Trump.
 
National Black Nurses Day on Capitol Hill
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The National Black Nurses Association, Inc. held its 29th NBNA Day on Capitol Hill on February 2. This organization represents over 150,000 African-American registered nurses, licensed vocational/practical nurses, nursing students and retired nurses from the USA, Eastern Caribbean and Africa, with 92 chartered chapters in 35 states. The theme for the day
 
SAU men pull out thriller
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
CHARLOTTE – This time, the table was turned. After losing several games on buzzer-beaters, St. Augustine’s got the upper hand with a late-game layup by senior Anthony Gaskins to knock off Lincoln 61-60. The win also reverses last year’s tourney in which the Falcons lost on a last-second basket by Bowie State in overtime. SAU will take on
 
Diabetes and sex
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Dear Diabetes Health, I am a 55-year-old man who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes two years ago, and I think it made me depressed. The depression eventually got so bad that I didn't want to get out of bed in the morning. My doctor referred me to the psych clinic, where they put me on Paxil (paroxetine). The medication is helping my depression but ruining
 
BOOK: Intimate look at New York black professionals
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Chocolate Soufflé By Trish Ahjel Just like Terry McMillan’s “Waiting to Exhale” did in the 1990s, the spotlight on friendships and relationships for young black professionals has been catapulted to the forefront with “Chocolate Soufflé.” The 1980s and ‘90s are sometimes called the “golden age”
 
TROSA graduates new class
Monday, February 20, 2017
DURHAM – Scott Whitaker was in prison after his fifth DWI conviction when another inmate told him about Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, a long-term treatment program for people with drug and alcohol problems. Hoping TROSA would help him get his driver’s license back, Whitaker entered the program after leaving prison. But
 
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NC group focuses on global trade to create jobs

CHARLOTTE – North Carolina exports more than $30 billion worth of goods and services

Budget raises teachersí salaries

RALEIGH – New North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday his two-year budget proposal

Lifting churchesí political restrictions could prove harmful

For years, conservative evangelicals have been advocating for the repeal of the Johnson