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A DPS grad gives back at Y.E. Smith
Thursday, November 19, 2015
DURHAM – Durham native Letisha Judd used to walk the halls of Durham Public Schools as a student. These days, she still walks those halls, only now as a principal. Judd is the principal of Y.E. Smith Elementary Museum School. As its title infers, Smith stands out from other Northeast Central Durham schools in that it focuses on hands-on and diverse
Aggies, Eagles have produced thrilling finishes
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Let’s get it on! I-I-I-I-I-I beg you, let’s get it on! OK, the late Marvin Gaye wasn’t talking football when this song was made, but you get the gist. After hoping and praying and hoping some more, the Aggie-Eagle Classic (I still call it that) is for all the marbles. Bragging rights are fine, but face it, something would have been lost
Aggies, Eagles battle for MEAC crown
Thursday, November 19, 2015
N.C. Central (6-1 MEAC, 7-3) vs. N.C. A&T (7-0, 9-1) For the second year in a row, one of the best rivalries in HBCU sports will decide the MEAC champion. The Eagles head to Greensboro Saturday to take on their nemesis for the right to advance to the inaugural ESPN Celebration Bowl Dec. 19 in Atlanta. NCCU ended the Aggies – or rather coach Rod
Eat, drink, without holiday weight gain
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
One of the undisputed highlights of the holiday season is the food. (Oh, the food!) From savory main courses to sugar-laden desserts — and even special adult beverages — we're surrounded by treats that we look forward to all year long. But before you rush headlong into the holly-jolly minefield stretching from Thanksgiving dinner all the way
Clinton: ‘It’s your world’
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
RALEIGH – Former first kid Chelsea Clinton is telling our world’s youth to “get informed, get inspired and get going.” Clinton visited the Wake Young Women’s Leadership Academy last week to discuss her book, It’s Your World, as part of her nationwide book tour. Written especially for youth, the book cites the importance
Blue holds town hall for constituents
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
RALEIGH – Ahead of the upcoming legislative session, Senator Daniel T. Blue Jr. (D-14) hosted a town hall meeting for residents of his district to hear their concerns. “We had this town hall meeting for the sole purpose of getting your input, your feedback and your ideas because that’s how things become law and, believe it or not, in this
NC children insured in record numbers
Monday, November 16, 2015
RALEIGH – Based on 2014 numbers, 95 percent of North Carolina's children have health insurance, according to a report released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. The number of insured children increased by more than 25,000 between 2013 and 2014 - a success that Rob Thompson, a spokesman for the advocacy group NC Child,
NC’s hunger problem set to get worse for the holidays
Monday, November 16, 2015
As many of us plan and prepare for family gatherings and celebratory meals in the upcoming holiday season, here’s a startling and disturbing fact to consider: Only a handful of U.S. states have higher hunger rates than North Carolina. The weak and uneven economic recovery hasn’t reduced hunger in our communities: the share of North Carolinians
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