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Emily K Center builds a stronger generation
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Twin sisters Oyinka and Oyinda Ajasa are only in the seventh grade, but they’re already planning to attend Duke Medical School together. “I want to be a pediatrician,” said Oyinda, a student at Rogers-Herr Middle School. Her sister also wants a career in medicine. “I want to be an oncologist,” Oyinka said. They both plan to
 
Raleigh Chums host benefit
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
RALEIGH – Over 200 Chums and guests recently gathered for an afternoon of chic fashion and a lunch at the Hilton/Midtown Hotel to support the chapter’s commitment to Wake County youth. Financial proceeds from the event will be used to provide scholarships for middle school- aged girls to participate in the STEM for Young Chums Initiative. The
 
Have you seen this woman?
Sunday, November 23, 2014
The Chapel Hill Police Department is seeking help in locating Nakia Quilynn Mosley, a 39-year-old black female whose date of birth is May 2, 1975. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen Sept. 20 on Weatherstone Drive in Chapel Hill. Call (919) 968-2760 if you have information.
 
Help find missing Durham child
Thursday, November 20, 2014
If you see this missing child, call (919) 560-4600 or 911.
 
Fayetteville Elementary makes sure no child is left behind
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
DURHAM – With winter right around the corner, Fayetteville Elementary School hopes to help every student in need. “We try to make sure no student is forgotten and has food, warm clothing, and any other school materials they need,” Assistant Principal Charlotte Wilson said. The school has a long list of charities that donate clothes,
 
MLK Jr. essay contest winners honored
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
RALEIGH – The McCrory administration’s Human Relations Commission recognized three winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission’s youth essay contest. The essays were evaluated on their understanding of the life and philosophy of Dr. King, and the impact of his vision on the writer’s personal dreams and goals. The awards went
 
Rogers Road opens new community center
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – It was a beautiful but chilly day in the Rogers Road neighborhood. The long awaited Rogers Road Community Center is now open and will be ready for business by the start of next week. The new space offers the community a place to gather for camaraderie, service, and recreational activities for both youth and adults. “We have a lot
 
Lifting NC children out of poverty
Thursday, November 13, 2014
RALEIGH – To lift children out of poverty, their parents also need a hand. A report released Wednesday underlines the importance of supporting children and their parents at the same time, instead of focusing on one group or the other, to help ensure their success. The Annie E. Casey Foundation research highlights the fact that 50 percent of families
 
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HIV/AIDS activists push for more funding

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America's women veterans deserve better

More than a quarter-million American women served honorably in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.