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Motion denied: State must redraw districts
Thursday, February 11, 2016
RALEIGH – North Carolina is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to grant an emergency stay of a federal appeals court order for the state to redraw Congressional Districts 1 and 12 by Feb. 19, in advance of the March 15 primary. A federal appeals court found the districts unconstitutional last week, and that same court late Tuesday denied the state's
Durham County commissioner candidates state their case
Thursday, February 11, 2016
DURHAM – The InterNeighborhood Council of Durham hosted a forum last week for candidates in the Democratic Primary for Durham County commissioners. All 10 candidates participated. Residents will cast their votes for up to five candidates on Election Day. Running under the Democratic ticket are newcomers’ James Hill, Glyndola Massenburg
Black Love: Two couples share their journeys to happily ever after
Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Andersons call themselves the “black Brady Bunch.” Clarenda and Malcolm each had three kids of their own before coming together as husband and wife. “I loved her from the first day I saw her,” Malcolm said. “That was it for me; I knew I was going to marry her.” Clarenda and Malcolm, who reside in Cary, met years
Black patients treated with less compassion than whites
Thursday, February 11, 2016
A new study published in the January issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management suggests doctors treat dying black and white patients differently, showing less compassion towards terminally ill black patients. The study, “Differences in Physicians’ Verbal and Nonverbal Communication with Black and White Patients at the End of
JV Basketball: Hillside girls rally over Jordan
Thursday, February 11, 2016
DURHAM – Jordan and Hillside junior varsity girls squared off in Round 2 of their PAC-6 Conference matchup Tuesday evening. This time, the Lady Hornets got revenge from their only loss of the season with a hard-fought 62-56 victory. Jordan defeated Hillside 58-57 in their first meeting at Hillside. Hillside center Sandy Jiggetts was the difference
Ministry and family time
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
How does a pastor most healthily balance ministerial service with family time? This tension is felt by all who serve the church, just under the surface in many congregations. Sadly, many men leave the ministry due to erring one way or the other in what is often a delicate balance. I was struck anew by this tension while interviewing a potential staff
Widow of pastor killed in Charleston massacre speaks out
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
DURHAM – It’s hard enough losing a husband, but it’s almost unimaginable to see him taken right before your eyes. This happened to Jennifer Pinckney on the fateful summer night last June when 21-year-old Dylann Roof shot 10 people during a Bible study at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in what is now known as
In it for the long haul
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
RALEIGH – The new year is always a popular time for people to start thinking about those extra 10 pounds they gained over the holidays or the 20 pounds they've been trying to lose ... since college. Some people sign up for a new gym membership and never actually go, or they try out a new diet that only lasts a couple of days. Not La Kesha Wiley.
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