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Coalition showcases outlets of community support
Monday, September 29, 2014
DURHAM – The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham mixed things up a bit at its monthly community roundtable luncheon. Typically, the coalition invites a group or organization to speak about its services. It invites all who are interested to eat, fellowship, learn and ask questions. This month the coalition invited volunteers from multiple
 
SAU mourns loss of football player
Monday, September 29, 2014
DARIEN, Ga. – Authorities say a college football player died and two other people were injured in a head-on crash in coastal Georgia. Georgia Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tracey Watson says 20-year-old Matthew Lamont Mangram of Darien, Georgia, died Monday morning when he tried passing the car in front of him. Mangram played for Saint
 
NC Democrats' leader files complaint over mailers
Monday, September 29, 2014
RALEIGH –A North Carolina Democratic Party leader has formally asked the State Board of Elections to investigate inaccuracies in voter registration application mailers sent by a conservative-leaning advocacy group. Party Executive Director Casey Mann filed a complaint Monday with the board, alleging the Americans for Prosperity Foundation must have
 
Community heroes surprised by Habitat honor
Sunday, September 28, 2014
An unsuspecting couple got the surprise of their life. Fred and Sylvia Black arrived to an event where they thought they would be celebrating someone else. Instead, they found out the celebration was for them. For months friends and family have been secretly raising money to build a Habitat for Humanity house in honor of the Blacks. They are halfway to
 
Aggies earn first conference win
Sunday, September 28, 2014
WASHINGTON – North Carolina A&T put the ball in the hands of a true freshman Saturday afternoon and then relied on its defense to secure an important 38-22 conference win over Howard. A few Bison (1-4, 0-2 MEAC) dropped passes – 11 to be exact – helped along the way. The Aggies (4-1, 1-0) will take what they can get after winning
 
NC lawmakers' distrust of AG means big legal bills
Friday, September 26, 2014
RALEIGH – Distrust of Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper by North Carolina's Republican GOP legislative leaders has led the lawmakers to hire outside attorneys who have billed the state nearly $1.2 million this past year to fight in court for GOP-favored laws. About 98 percent of the money went to a single, politically connected law firm to
 
Amateur Night winners head to New York
Friday, September 26, 2014
DURHAM – Two champions have been crowned and will be heading to the Apollo for an official audition on Sept. 27. Earlier this month, Joshau Ham (left) was crowned the children's champion and Nedra Kay took the adult title. As part of their winnings, they will get an expense-paid trip and a guaranteed audition by Amateur Night Live. The world famous
 
Time to worry about voter IDs? Opinions differ
Thursday, September 25, 2014
You don't need an ID to vote in the 2014 election, but the State Board of Elections has begun offering free voter IDs in preparation for laws taking effect in 2016. House Bill 589 will require all North Carolina voters to show picture identification to vote beginning in 2016. “We don’t want to confuse people,” State Board Public
 
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