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Things to do during the COVID-19 crisis
Friday, April 3, 2020
COVID-19, coronavirus or “Rona,” as some are calling it, has changed the way society typically functions. Some cities have imposed mandatory quarantines while others are encouraging self-control and self-quarantining. Many are complying with official requests for social distancing and eliminating contact with those outside of the household.
 
Son: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead, 85
Thursday, April 2, 2020
NEW ORLEANS — Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, died late Wednesday from pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus, leaving six sons and a deep legacy. He was 85. “My dad was a giant of a musician and teacher, but an even greater father. He poured everything he had into making us the
 
DPS has first confirmed COVID-19 case
Thursday, April 2, 2020
DURHAM – Durham Public Schools has received confirmation of an employee testing positive for COVID-19. This is the first confirmed case affecting a DPS employee or student. The employee was involved in food and instructional materials distribution through the Bethesda Elementary site. Since beginning the food distribution program on March 23, DPS
 
Now's the time to teach at-home nutrition
Thursday, April 2, 2020
With many parents facing the challenge of keeping housebound kids happy and healthy, this is the perfect time to teach kids the basics of nutrition and eating right. Consider these simple suggestions from Melanie Marcus, health and nutrition communications manager for Dole Food Company. * Healthy snack time taste tests: Sometimes it feels like kids can
 
Durham city leaders seek landlords to provide affordable housing
Thursday, April 2, 2020
DURHAM – Across Durham, nonprofit organizations are preparing individuals and families living in homeless shelters to move into safe, affordable housing. However, there are not enough rental properties to meet the current demand. To solve this problem, city leaders are calling on landlords to work with local nonprofits to secure housing for those
 
Riverside High hires NCCU alum
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Former North Carolina Central great Andre George has been hired as the new Riverside High School football coach. George was a four-year starting defensive back for the Eagles from 2002-03, 2005-06. He got his coaching start at Southern High under head coach Adrian Jones, where the Spartans won three straight PAC-6 championships. George later was an
 
Thirty under 30
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Hampton women’s basketball assistant coach Kenia Cole was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Thirty Under 30 list for the second straight year. The program honors 30 up-and-coming women’s basketball coaches age 30 and under who have contributed significantly to community service, mentorship, professionalism and coaching
 
5 mistakes not to make when holding online meetings
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
NEW YORK – Working from home is quickly becoming "the new normal." The COVID-19 pandemic kicked the WFH movement into high gear, and many experts believe it will continue long after the crisis has passed. But before we can optimize this new way of working, Howard Tiersky says we're all going to have to get proficient at one of the biggest
 
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Things to do during the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19, coronavirus or “Rona,” as some are calling it, has changed the way society

Son: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead, 85

NEW ORLEANS — Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans

DPS has first confirmed COVID-19 case

DURHAM – Durham Public Schools has received confirmation of an employee testing positive