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Mixed results for Triangle teams in opening weekend
Friday, November 17, 2017
Former Fayetteville State and North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach Jeff Capel Jr. passed away Monday from ALS, or more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Capel played basketball at FSU before joining the U.S. Army. He returned to earn a degree in health and physical education, and began his coaching career with the Broncos in
 
Half million in NC have COPD
Friday, November 17, 2017
RALEIGH – More than 7 percent of North Carolina's population has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD. That puts the state with one of the highest rates in the country. Experts say the incurable disease, which killed almost 5,000 people in 2015 in the Tar Heel State, often is undiagnosed and left untreated. Dr. MeiLan Han, volunteer
 
N.C. stands to lose billions from poor 2020 Census
Friday, November 17, 2017
RALEIGH – The results of the 2020 Decennial Census are likely to help guide the allocation of more than $16 billion in federal spending for North Carolina each year, according to a new study led by George Washington University professor Andrew Reamer. The George Washington University project called “Counting for Dollars” contains a
 
Do you love you?
Friday, November 17, 2017
The road to spiritual salvation is sometimes so obvious, so apparent, that we just miss it. Like most of Jesus’ message, it doesn’t seem possible that by simply changing one’s outlook, the Kingdom of Heaven is yours. “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment of the law?” Jesus replied, “Love the Lord your God with all
 
Aggies go for perfection; Eagles look for redemption
Friday, November 17, 2017
N.C. Central (7-3 overall, 5-2 MEAC) vs. N.C. A&T (10-0, 7-0) OK, so this game doesn’t have quite the same significance as the last three seasons when the MEAC title was on the line, but it’s a rivalry nevertheless. Particularly since the Eagles have won the past three matchups. The No. 7-ranked Aggies clinched at least a share of the
 
Durham kids at high risk for lead poisoning
Friday, November 17, 2017
DURHAM – Lead poisoning poses a serious risk to children in Durham. PEACH hosted a town hall-style meeting and dinner last month to talk with community members about their concerns with such hazards. “We wanted to give you some information about lead poisoning,” said La Verne Reid, the host of the event. “But we also want to hear
 
Omega Psi Phi holds mortgage burning ceremony
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Uplift Project and the Durham Beta Phi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity held a Dedication and Mortgage Burning Ceremony for the Uplift Community Center. Participants in the ceremony at 1811 Palmer St. included Durham Mayor Bill Bell and County Commissioner Chair Wendy Jacobs. Russell Jones, basileus-elect for Beta Phi Chapter, was master of
 
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
 
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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

N.C. stands to lose billions from poor 2020 Census

RALEIGH – The results of the 2020 Decennial Census are likely to help guide the allocation