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St. Aug’s Belle lights up DII nationals
Monday, May 29, 2017
BRADENTON, Fla. – Saint Augustine's senior Tia-Adana Belle cemented her status as the best women's 400-meter hurdler in Division II history by winning her third straight national title in a DII record time of 55.42 seconds at the NCAA DII Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Belle is the first three-time DII champion in the event since 2002 and the
 
St. Aug’s wins 5th DII outdoor track title
Sunday, May 28, 2017
BRADENTON, Fla. – Like the familiar song by popular rapper Drake, Saint Augustine's started from the bottom but finished at the top for its fifth straight men's national crown on the final day of the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships at IMG Academy. The Falcons started the day with six points but finished with 58 to outdistance
 
Health care sabotage hits home
Sunday, May 28, 2017
RALEIGH — Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina announced it is requesting an average premium rate increase of 22.9 percent for individual market plans in 2018. Before the Trump administration took power, Blue Cross had been making progress in managing costs of new members who gained coverage as a result of the Affordable Care Act. In 2016, the
 
Black naval band honored with historical marker
Sunday, May 28, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – Forty-four black musicians who formed the B-1 U.S. Naval Band 75 years ago were honored with a historical marker at the corner of Franklin and Roberson Streets in Chapel Hill Saturday morning. These men, two of whom attended Saturday’s unveiling ceremony, were the Navy’s first African-Americans to serve in Naval capacities
 
Black AIDS Institute announces 30-day campaign
Friday, May 26, 2017
The Black AIDS Institute, the nation’s only think tank focused on the impact of HIV upon black communities, has announced a national, digital-community campaign, “30 Days of HIV.” Launching May 27 and ending on National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) June 27, the campaign consists of three core elements: an online community calendar to promote HIV
 
Ensuring the promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act
Friday, May 26, 2017
In May, many of us celebrated the 63rd anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education decision. The unanimous 1954 ruling by the United States Supreme Court declared that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal." Last week, the National Newspaper Publishers Association partnered with the Thurgood Marshall Center for Service and Heritage
 
Club AAU team signs college scholarships
Thursday, May 25, 2017
DURHAM – Seven years ago, the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club fifth-grade basketball team won an AAU championship. Today, all 12 players from that team are headed to college. Nine of the 12 participated in a signing day ceremony Tuesday at the club on Alston Avenue: six as student-athletes and four as traditional students. “This is a
 
St. Aug's Stone of Hope Gala
Thursday, May 25, 2017
ST. AUGUSTINE’S Alumni, faculty, staff, students and supporters gathered for the second annual Stone of Hope Gala earlier this month. The gala, held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center in Research Triangle Park, is a premier fundraising event during SAU’s commencement and reunion weekend. Cash donations for the event were
 
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St. Aug’s Belle lights up DII nationals

BRADENTON, Fla. – Saint Augustine's senior Tia-Adana Belle cemented her status as the best

St. Aug’s wins 5th DII outdoor track title

BRADENTON, Fla. – Like the familiar song by popular rapper Drake, Saint Augustine's

Health care sabotage hits home

RALEIGH — Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina announced it is requesting an average