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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
 
Emily K Center to launch college program
Monday, September 12, 2016
DURHAM – The Emily Krzyzewski Center is hosting a kick-off event on Sept. 14 to launch its new Game Plan: College program. Through free workshops and individualized advising sessions, Game Plan: College is a one-stop shop for information on how to plan, prepare and be accepted to four- and two-year schools and professional certificate programs. The
 
Parents: Encourage discovery and fun at home
Thursday, September 8, 2016
As kids are getting into back-to-school mode, it’s a great time to get little ones ready for the year ahead. And while they’re busy learning their ABCs and 123s in the classroom, it’s important to keep them exploring, discovering and engaged at home as well. Creative spaces Children are naturally creative if given the time and space to
 
Peebles-Peoples Scholarship Awards
Thursday, September 1, 2016
The Peebles-Peoples Scholarship Committee announced its 13th Annual Old Man Billy Peebles Golf Tournament awardees for the 2016-17 school year. Over the past seven years, the family program has provided scholarships to deserving students, with more than $32,000 in funds awarded to 30 outstanding students. The four scholarship recipients: Chevonne Parker
 
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Obama emphasizes his legacy’s state of jeopardy

The 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards dinner on Sept. 17 not only featured the

Justice Department announces $20M for police body cameras

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Justice Department announced Monday it's awarding more than $20

Anthem protests spread to colleges and WNBA

NEW YORK – Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed in prayer