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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
 
Black community sees Charlotte as glimmering, fake Oz
Saturday, September 24, 2016
CHARLOTTE – To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City – a gleaming downtown, state-of-the-art stadiums, sparkling new mass transit, the nation's banking capital. But a very different Charlotte came into the spotlight in the past few days. Move outside the city's core and there are neighborhoods such as the one where a black police
 
SIAC partners with grooming company
Friday, September 23, 2016
The SIAC, the “other” Division II HBCU conference, has partnered with Walker & Company’s Bevel to become its official grooming partner for the conference. Bevel helps reduce razor bumps and skin irritation, something a lot of black men have trouble with from shaving. Basketball, already? The CIAA Basketball Media Day is Oct. 6 at the
 
4th Circuit upholds freedom to pray for NC county
Friday, September 23, 2016
RICHMOND, Va. – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled Monday to uphold a North Carolina county’s prayer policy. ADF attorneys were co-counsel in the case and were also the attorneys behind the 2014 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Town of Greece v. Galloway that upheld prayer at public meetings, which the 4th Circuit cited as critical
 
2016 study of pastor salaries, benefits
Friday, September 23, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Compensation for full-time Southern Baptist church staff members has exceeded the cost-of-living increase over the past two years. However, health insurance coverage continues to decline, according to the 2016 SBC Church Compensation Study. The biannual study is a joint project of state Baptist conventions, GuideStone Financial
 
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
 
Which is better for you: sugar or artificial sweeteners?
Friday, September 23, 2016
Dear EarthTalk: What should I know about artificial sweeteners before I opt for them for myself or my kids in place of regular ol’ sugar? - Gretchen Abdow, Philadelphia Dear Gretchen: These days, it’s incredibly easy to consume a huge daily dose of sugar. Grabbing a non-fat, grande latte at Starbucks before work will start your day off with
 
NC congressman says Charlotte protesters 'hate white people'
Friday, September 23, 2016
CHARLOTTE – A North Carolina congressman says people are protesting in Charlotte because they "hate white people." U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, a Republican whose district includes parts of Charlotte, was asked by an interviewer for Britain's BBC TV what grievance the protesters have. In the video posted online Thursday, Pittenger responded: "The
 
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Durham dedicates veterans’ apartment complex

DURHAM – Following a two-year effort led by Mayor William V. “Bill” Bell to

Black community sees Charlotte as glimmering, fake Oz

CHARLOTTE – To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City – a gleaming downtown,

SIAC partners with grooming company

The SIAC, the “other” Division II HBCU conference, has partnered with Walker &