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Workers putting heat on employers
Monday, August 7, 2017
CHARLOTTE – Hot summer temperatures are weighing heavily on people who make a living outdoors throughout the state. It's prompting the union representing city employees in Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Winston-Salem, Greenville, Chapel Hill and others to demand workplace policy changes to protect workers from the heat. The U.S.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
RALEIGH CHAMBER • Aug. 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – The State of the City and County, North Ridge Country Club, Falls of Neuse Road. Register at raleighchamber.org. KNIGHTDALE CHAMBER • Aug. 23, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Health Care Matters forum, Knightdale Town Hall, 950 Steeple Square Court. Register at www.knightdalechamber.org.
Durham tech company reinvents chat rooms
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
The 1990s were the heyday for chat rooms, public online spaces where anyone could communicate in real-time. Services like AOL and MSN connected millions of people across the globe in a whole new way. Chat rooms had a good run until the advent of robust social platforms like MySpace, Friendster and Facebook. In 2010 AOL Instant Messenger shut down its chat
Black Wealth 2020:
Sunday, July 30, 2017
According to the following statistics, America's black economic condition is in dire straits: A recent Harvard University study found that black homeownership stands at only 42.2 percent in the nation's largest metro areas. That's below the Hispanic community, which is at 46 percent, and well below the white community at 72 percent. The mortgage denial
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Durham College Anniversary

Time: Aug. 25-27, 6 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. The 2017


Ballet Dancer

Time: 3 p.m. Do you know a child who dreams of


Community Bowling

The St. Paul Community Bowling League will start

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Morgan State counts on big things from Staley

If Morgan State is going to be a factor in the MEAC championship race, Mississippi State

Procter & Gamble’s ad stirs race debate

Procter & Gamble kicked off the 10th anniversary celebration of the “My Black is

Hotly contested races set to take center stage

Across the state, this year’s historically crowded municipal elections have drawn new