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Cinderella finds her prince at RLT
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
RALEIGH – Destiny Diamond will make her debut as Cinderella next month in Raleigh Little Theatre’s production. The annual performance returns for its 32nd year and is directed by Rod and Nancy Rich. The RLT’s rendition is unique in that it combines elements of traditional with lavish special effects, bright costumes and comedy. Diamond
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
NCCU and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have been awarded $7.5 million to examine factors causing alcohol-related health disparities in African-Americans. The grant from National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism of the National Institutes of Health awarded $6 million to NCCU and $1.5 million to the Bowles Center for Alcohol
NC takes steps to improve foster, adoption system
Monday, November 23, 2015
RALEIGH – There are more than 10,000 children in North Carolina's foster care system, and over 2,000 are awaiting permanent, adoptive families. This year two bills were signed into law that help normalize childhood for foster children by making sure they can participate in school activities and keeping them - if necessary - in the foster care system
NC children insured in record numbers
Monday, November 16, 2015
RALEIGH – Based on 2014 numbers, 95 percent of North Carolina's children have health insurance, according to a report released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. The number of insured children increased by more than 25,000 between 2013 and 2014 - a success that Rob Thompson, a spokesman for the advocacy group NC Child,
Durham CAN hosts affordable housing meeting
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
DURHAM – Over 400 Durham citizens have pledged to meet with all mayoral and city council candidates to discuss affordable housing. The public event is Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church in downtown Durham. Durham CAN (Congregations, Associations, and Neighborhoods), a diverse network of local organizations, is hosting the

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13th Amendment Freedom from Slavery 150 Years

Welcome to the Free Spirit Freedom virtual


Durham Symphony Orchestra

This event will feature classic holiday tunes


Cinderella - Raleigh Little Theatre

Cinderella Destiny Diamond as Cinderella Photo

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Divers discover Tuskegee Airmen’s secrets

For Erik Denson, a NASA engineer at the Kennedy Space Center, descending 30 feet into the depths

All new Durham Nutcracker debuts

DURHAM – Outside the rain poured into the dark night, creating puddles in a mostly empty