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Hospice Care: longer-term benefits than many assume
Friday, October 20, 2017
RALEIGH – For many, entering hospice care is often viewed as an indication of imminent death. But the hospice industry is trying to help people understand that its benefits can begin well before someone is in dire health. Hospice care can provide pain management, as well as emotional and spiritual support, tailored to a patient's needs. But,
 
Founder's Day highlights NCCU homecoming
Thursday, October 19, 2017
N.C. Central will highlight its homecoming celebrations on Oct. 27 with a Founder’s Day Convocation that pays tribute to its founder, James E. Shepard, and formally welcomes members of the class of 1967 into the Society of Golden Eagles. The Society is open to alumni who are celebrating 50 or more years as graduates. The Class of 1938 was the first
 
Veto override means no scheduled judicial primaries
Thursday, October 19, 2017
RALEIGH — Primary elections for trial court and appeals court seats in 2018 have been scrapped after Republicans on Tuesday overrode Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a bill that foretells potentially more judicial changes ahead. The House voted to make state law a measure — approved two weeks ago then formally objected to by Cooper
 
Hampton sailing captures team
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Hampton University’s sailing team earned its second straight Henry Luce Trophy last weekend at Cornell University. The Pirates scored 36 points to slip by Christopher Newport with 44 points and Cornell at 58 points. The victory qualifies the team for the War Memorial Regatta in Geneva, New York, next weekend. “This was a solid finish to a
 
Shaw releases schedules
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Coach Jacques Curtis released his upcoming 28-game schedule last week. Shaw will play 13 nonconference teams and participate in three tournaments. The Bears open the season Nov. 11 in the Challenge Tournament at Winston-Salem State. They will take on Shepherd and Pitt-Johnstown in the two-day event. Shaw’s home opener is Dec. 5 against
 
New app for black travelers
Thursday, October 19, 2017
In 1936, Victor Hugo Green, a letter carrier who lived in Manhattan, published the “Negro Motorist Green Book,” a listing of hotels, restaurants and other businesses where blacks would be welcome and safe in the era of Jim Crow. The Green Book became enormously popular and was published until 1966. More than 80 years later, the South Carolina
 
Raleigh city workers demand fair wages
Thursday, October 19, 2017
RALEIGH – The Raleigh City Workers Union, chapter of UE local 150, hosted an informational picket Tuesday at city hall. The Raleigh City Council was scheduled to meet at 1 p.m., when employees cannot attend. Alongside workers, many community supporters from the Triangle People’s Assembly, Black Workers for Justice, Raleigh Police Accountability
 
Shaw alumnus named DPS superintendent
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
DURHAM – Franklin County Schools’ loss is Durham Public Schools’ gain. Pascal Mubenga, superintendent of FCS since 2015, was introduced Monday night as the new superintendent for DPS. Mubenga beat out 41 candidates for the top job. “I am grateful for the opportunity afforded to me as the superintendent of Durham Public
 
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