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BOOK: Sleuth detective Hunter returns in fourth installment
Thursday, November 16, 2017
TO FUNK AND DIE IN LA: A D Hunter Mystery By Nelson George Akashic Books, $15.95 PB The fourth book in the D Hunter crime-fiction series brings the ex-bodyguard to the City of Angels on a very dark mission when his grandfather and businessman, Daniel “Big Danny” Hunter, is hot dead in a drive-by. Why would someone execute a grocery store
 
How to turn out a terrific turkey
Thursday, November 16, 2017
To help you save time and trouble and turn out a beautiful bird (or two), “Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking” author and television host, Nathalie Dupree, offers these clever turkey time tricks. “I rarely cook a turkey larger than 14 pounds, and find it easier to roast two smaller ones than one larger one. A large turkey takes longer
 
#DefendDurham activists say they’re ready to fight
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
DURHAM – After felony charges were dropped against three of the people involved in the toppling of a confederate statue in front of the old Durham County Courthouse in August, Durham activists say they are ready to pursue “the real criminals.” Specifically, the sheriff’s office, the police, and others in government who help
 
Civil rights attorney running for North Carolina high court
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
RALEIGH – A longtime civil rights attorney who successfully sued in striking down North Carolina's legislative district boundaries for excessive racial bias announced Wednesday she's running for the state Supreme Court next year. Anita Earls of Durham, who is seeking the position currently held by Associate Justice Barbara Jackson, also helped
 
HBCU dance teams in dance-off contest
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Every weekend hundreds of college women participate as dancers in high-energy marching bands across the country. From show-stopping halftime performances to intricate routines, young dancers must be ready to perform every day of the month – under all circumstances. To help women demonstrate confidence during their toughest days, HBCU Dance
 
Minimal socialization boost for interracial dorm roommates
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
When Russell H. Fazio, a psychology professor at The Ohio State University, examined interracial relationships between black and white dormitory roommates a while back, he found that the relationships were more likely to dissolve if the white student had a “negative racial attitude.” “And that’s what we found using an implicit
 
Black Man Run meets new faces weekly
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
DURHAM – Casual joggers and athletes may get up in the morning to run for all intended obvious health benefits: lose weight, improve self-esteem and prevent disease. But for North Carolina State University economics professor Jason Coupet and a few of Durham’s running clubs, exercise is just part of the health equation for an advantageous
 
$2 million grant to support college and career readiness
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper visited Walter M. Williams High School in Alamance County this week to announce a $2 million grant to support college and career readiness programs in middle and high schools through Communities In Schools of North Carolina. Funded through statewide funds from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the grant will
 
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Remembering my client who died on death row

I’m a capital defense lawyer. Death is an inescapable part of my work, but that’s

Mixed results for Triangle teams in opening weekend

Former Fayetteville State and North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach Jeff Capel Jr.

Half million in NC have COPD

RALEIGH – More than 7 percent of North Carolina's population has Chronic Obstructive