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Flag ban supporters present colorful petition to school board
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
HILLSBOROUGH – At Monday night’s Orange County School Board meeting, the Hate Free Schools Coalition presented the board with a paper chain of 1,096 colorful paper dolls representing each of the signatures collected in an online petition supporting banning the Confederate flag in Orange County schools. Presented by students who attend Orange
 
Second Chance Alliance brings personal stories to the forefront
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
RALEIGH – Months of preparation culminated Tuesday when the North Carolina Second Chance Alliance and its supporters walked into the state legislature for the biannual Second Chance Lobby Day to lobby for numerous bills promoting opportunities for North Carolinians with criminal records. Part of National Reentry Week, a variety of reforms are being
 
Fibroid embolization is not safe for fertile women
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Women with fibroids who wish to retain fertility need to think twice about uterine fibroid (or artery) embolization. Radiologists perform UFE with a small tube inserted into the large blood vessel in the groin. The vessels that feed the fibroid are then blocked with little plastic particles. However, the long-term control of fibroids through embolization
 
Defense tops offense in NCCU spring game
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
North Carolina Central ended spring football with its annual spring game on Saturday. Despite giving up 414 yards of total offense, the defense took bragging rights with a 42-39 win. Defensive lineman Jason Cascen led the way with five tackles to help the unit force seven sacks and two interceptions. Quarterback Naiil Ramadan was 14-for-23 for 364 yards,
 
Poll: Black teens most active on social media apps
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones — which could explain why they’re the biggest and most frequent users of mobile-friendly social media apps Snapchat and Instagram. A survey released last week by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs
 
North Carolina's long summer vacations are being challenged
Monday, April 24, 2017
RALEIGH – Some folks can't get enough of summer. Others see it as a problem that needs fixing. For more than a dozen years, North Carolina has mandated the beginning and end of summer vacation for public schools. The law was designed to support tourism at the state's beaches and mountain getaways, and appease parents who were unhappy, as some
 
President's budget would impact housing
Sunday, April 23, 2017
In March, President Donald Trump introduced his blueprint for the 2018 budget, which calls for drastic funding cuts to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development programs that serve many of our nation’s most vulnerable populations. The HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Community Development Block Grants, and funding for NeighborWorks
 
Seniors in nursing homes are at risk of sexual assault
Sunday, April 23, 2017
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time to shed light on a subject that, for most people, might conjure up images of college students at alcohol-infused parties, or joggers on dark, lonely roads. Most people, when thinking of sexual assault victims, probably don't think of seniors in nursing homes. Perhaps they should. A recent CNN investigation
 
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Flag ban supporters present colorful petition to school board

HILLSBOROUGH – At Monday night’s Orange County School Board meeting, the Hate Free

Second Chance Alliance brings personal stories to the forefront

RALEIGH – Months of preparation culminated Tuesday when the North Carolina Second Chance

Fibroid embolization is not safe for fertile women

Women with fibroids who wish to retain fertility need to think twice about uterine fibroid (or