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St. Aug's stifles Shaw for 2nd straight win
Saturday, January 24, 2015
RALEIGH – Perimeter shooting and defense have keyed the recent success of the Saint Augustine’s men’s basketball team. The Falcons relied on both in a 66-62 win over crosstown rival Shaw at packed Spaulding Gymnasium on Saturday. The victory was the second straight and the third in four games for the resurging Falcons, who are limiting
 
NCCU holds off Coppin State
Saturday, January 24, 2015
DURHAM – In a matchup that had 13 lead changes and 12 ties, N.C. Central needed a basket in the closing seconds and one last defensive stand to hold off Coppin State for a 79-77 victory on Saturday, as the Eagles escaped McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium with their 30th straight win at home. Trailing by two points with less than a minute-and-a-half left,
 
Big splashes unlikely as NC lawmakers start 2015 session
Saturday, January 24, 2015
RALEIGH – The General Assembly reconvenes Wednesday following a two-week hiatus from opening-day ceremonies to get down to passing legislation for the next two years. The third consecutive Republican-led legislature seems more content with measured governing rather than making splashes with early-session legislation as in 2011 and 2013. Still, GOP
 
Delaware State hires new FB coach
Friday, January 23, 2015
Delaware State has a new football coach for the first time in four seasons. Kenneth A. Carter, former passing game/co-special teams coordinator/wide receivers coach at Youngstown State, will lead the Hornets in his first head-coaching job. “With this appointment, a new chapter begins for the Hornet football program,” President Harry L.
 
Wake Health Services expands center
Thursday, January 22, 2015
RALEIGH – Wake Health Services plans to expand in a big way. In fact, it’s the biggest expansion in its 43-year history. With $13 million in funds from national lenders like Morgan Stanley and Capital Impact Partners, the new building will be located adjacent to the current Rock Quarry Road Family Medicine site. The Community Health Center will
 
State courts head into the budget session stripped
Thursday, January 22, 2015
About this time last year, John Smith, the director of the Administrative Office of the Courts, approached state lawmakers, hat in hand, with modest requests for court funding. His budget had been slashed repeatedly since the recession, and Smith knew it would likely be a target once again as the General Assembly went into the short session. The court
 
Southern HIV/AIDS patients have lower survival rates
Thursday, January 22, 2015
DURHAM – The South had the nation’s lowest five-year survival rate among HIV/AIDS patients diagnosed in 2003-04. New research found that 15 percent of those diagnosed with HIV and 27 percent with full-blown AIDS died within five years of diagnosis. Nine states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South
 
Hundreds march in downtown Raleigh to honor King
Thursday, January 22, 2015
RALEIGH – “Think, act and serve” was the theme of this year’s 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. “40 Days of Peace” march and its subsequent ecumenical observance in downtown Raleigh. “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This
 
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St. Aug's stifles Shaw for 2nd straight win

RALEIGH – Perimeter shooting and defense have keyed the recent success of the Saint

NCCU holds off Coppin State

DURHAM – In a matchup that had 13 lead changes and 12 ties, N.C. Central needed a basket

Big splashes unlikely as NC lawmakers start 2015 session

RALEIGH – The General Assembly reconvenes Wednesday following a two-week hiatus from