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HIV/AIDS activists push for more funding
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
WASHINGTON – In an ongoing effort to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic, physicians, health care workers and human rights activists want the government and the public to place more emphasis on the stigma associated with the deadly disease that continues to plague the black community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, blacks
 
Economic security important for family’s development
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
RALEIGH – The Annie E. Casey Foundation released a report last week that highlights the need of lifting children out of poverty, suggesting a family-centered, two-generation approach. Fifty percent of all families with young children in North Carolina are low-income. This has the potential to undermine healthy child development and the economic
 
America's women veterans deserve better
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
More than a quarter-million American women served honorably in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These brave women sacrificed much to keep us safe. Now that they are home, our country has a solemn obligation to help them transition back to civilian life. Yet there is mounting evidence that America is not fulfilling this obligation. Based on current available
 
The quiet life-saving success of the ACA
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
You’d never know it from the overheated political rhetoric of the right these days, but thousands of people in North Carolina have been signing up for health care coverage since the new enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act began last weekend. You haven’t heard much about the problems with the healthcare.gov website lately either, the
 
‘Friends’ desert Cosby when he needs them most
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
“Hey, hey, hey (in my best Fat Albert’s voice), please listen to what I have to say. My friend Bill Cosby is in trouble today.” Even Fat Albert knows Bill Cosby is getting a raw deal. As a public relations/crisis management professional, I have worked with some of the biggest names in sports, entertainment and business. So let’s
 
Analysts question McCrory’s assessment
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – Not everyone is buying Governor Pat McCrory's claim of success after October unemployment numbers indicated the state has recovered the jobs lost during the Great Recession. While the number of people employed last month is slightly above pre-recession levels, John Quinterno with South By North Strategies in Chapel Hill says that's not
 
Keep politics out of job search
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
DURHAM – The recent midterm election results have many political aides seeking other employment. For those needing a new job, a recent Duke University study says keep your political affiliation quiet. The study found that applicants with a neutral resume were more likely to receive a callback than those who shared their partisan viewpoint – no
 
Downtown Durham staple relocating
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
DURHAM – If you’ve visited the downtown plaza and seen the majestic Major the Bull statue in all its glory, chances are you’ve seen Blue Coffee Cafe across the street. That will soon change. The cafe, which has occupied its prime spot of real estate on Corcoran Street for a little over nine years, will soon be relocating to the corner of
 
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HIV/AIDS activists push for more funding

WASHINGTON – In an ongoing effort to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic, physicians, health care

Economic security important for family’s development

RALEIGH – The Annie E. Casey Foundation released a report last week that highlights the

America's women veterans deserve better

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