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Susan B. Komen sets funding to breast cancer research
Thursday, September 29, 2016
DALLAS – Building on its bold goal to reduce current breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. over the next decade, Susan G. Komen announced $32.7 million in new research grants for 2016. Awarded across 23 states and seven countries, the projects span the entire continuum of breast cancer research, including research into metastatic disease,
Thursday, September 29, 2016
N.C. CENTRAL NCCU has been awarded a grant from Google to foster an interest in technology and computer science in K-12 students. The Google Community Technology Grant awarded through the Charitable Giving Fund at Tides Foundation will provide $41,000 for Enabling the Next Generation of Innovative Neophytes through Engagement in Computer Science, a program
Durham dedicates veterans’ apartment complex
Saturday, September 24, 2016
DURHAM – Following a two-year effort led by Mayor William V. “Bill” Bell to help disabled veterans who have been homeless for a year or more, Durham has been recognized by the federal government for effectively ending chronic veteran homelessness. The public is invited to attend the celebration for Durham’s milestone achievement as
Poll shows one thing NC voters agree on
Friday, September 23, 2016
RALEIGH – While there's no shortage of policy issues North Carolina voters disagree on, there's at least one issue supported by a majority of both parties. A new poll commissioned by the First Five Years Fund with a bipartisan polling team found that 70 percent of Republicans and 92 percent of Democrats support expanded access to early-childhood
Monument to African-Americans advances in N. Carolina
Thursday, September 22, 2016
RALEIGH – Two North Carolina commissions agree that a monument commemorating the achievements of African-Americans in North Carolina shouldn't focus on one individual but instead should reflect various narratives. The N.C. African American Heritage Commission and the N.C. Historical Commission made a few basic decisions about the monument's design

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Anniversary Party

Exotique will celebrate its 10th anniversary Oct


Entreprenuership Summit

EVOLVE Mentoring, in partnership with Shaw


Pepper Festival

The 9th Annual Pepper Festival, one of the

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Faith is a verb

Scripture says you should live your life in such a way that those around you can see the Jesus

Does ECSU have a new women’s coach?

CC heard a wild rumor last weekend. We overheard – OK we were eavesdropping –

Susan B. Komen sets funding to breast cancer research

DALLAS – Building on its bold goal to reduce current breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in