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DHHS observes health center week
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
RALEIGH — This week the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services joined with the N.C. Community Health Center Association, citizens and partners across the state to observe National Health Center Week. In recognition, DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen, M.D., visited the Advance Community Health Center in Raleigh on Tuesday, and Gov. Roy Cooper
‘Raging Babe’ returns to Triangle
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
DURHAM – Last year, Michelle “Raging Babe” Rosado visited Raleigh to help a local boxing promoter make his mark in North Carolina. Rosado and her company, Raging Babe, did just that, and have now emerged as North Carolina’s newest boxing promoter. On Oct. 19, Raging Babe promotes its own event at the Durham Armory, aptly named
More arrests made in toppling of Confederate statue
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
RALEIGH – More protesters were arrested Wednesday for participating in a demonstration that toppled a Confederate statue in North Carolina. The statue in Durham came down Monday night when a protester climbed a ladder to attach a rope, and demonstrators on the ground pulled the bronze soldier from its pedestal. On Wednesday, Dante Strobino and Ngoc
Raleigh artist featured at Lazy Daze Festival
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
CARY – Raleigh artist Eric McRay has been selected as the feature artist for the 41st Annual Cary Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival. McRay will unveil the “Cary Collection,” a series of heart-themed paintings created expressly for the town’s signature art expose. Each of the four paintings depicts one of the art festival’s
Protesters topple Confederate statue
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
DURHAM – Protesters in Durham toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier on Monday at a rally against racism. Activists brought a ladder up to the statue and used a rope to pull down the Confederate Soldiers Monument that was dedicated in 1924. A diverse crowd of dozens cheered as the statue of a soldier holding a rifle fell to the
Charges sought against those who toppled Confederate statue
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
DURHAM – Investigators are working to identify and charge protesters who toppled a nearly century-old Confederate statue in front of a North Carolina government building, the sheriff said Tuesday. Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews issued a statement that investigators are using video footage to identify those responsible for toppling the statue
Orange County bans Confederate flag
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
HILLSBOROUGH – After nine months, and plenty of sweat and tears, the Hate Free Schools Coalition finally celebrated victory Monday night when the Orange County Board of Education issued an explicit ban on the Confederate flag in all of its public schools. The board had prepared to vote on softer language that evening that did not explicitly ban the
Mental health care in NC jails ‘deadly’
Monday, August 14, 2017
RALEIGH – Almost half of the deaths in North Carolina jails over the last four years have been suicides. That's the finding of a new report by Disability Rights North Carolina that lists suicide as the leading cause of death behind bars in the Tar Heel State. At 46 percent, the suicide rate exceeds the national average of 35 percent. Vicki Smith,
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Durham City Council candidates weigh in

DURHAM – Twelve of the 14 candidates vying for the three open seats on the Durham City