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Governor to veto North Carolina budget; override likely
Monday, June 26, 2017
RALEIGH – Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said Monday he will veto the state budget put on his desk by Republican lawmakers, calling them irresponsible when it comes to spending priorities and tax cuts. "Rather than matching the dreams and aspirations of our people, this budget is short-sighted and small-minded," Cooper said at an Executive Mansion news
 
Manage garden pests and mosquitoes in the landscape
Friday, June 23, 2017
A garden filled with flowers, birds, bees and butterflies is a sight to behold. These winged beauties add color, sound and motion to our gardens. Plus, they help maximize a garden’s productivity by pollinating plants and managing plant-damaging pests. But what about those unwanted visitors to the garden? The aphids, mites and cabbageworms that feed
 
DPS delays discussion on superintendent characteristics
Friday, June 23, 2017
DURHAM – The Durham school board postponed a discussion on what characteristics they would like to see in a new superintendent at Thursday’s school board meeting. The list will be used to narrow down applicants when the board begins receiving resumes on July 10. The next board meeting is not until July 18. The board did review community input
 
Prairie View A&M HOFer passes
Friday, June 23, 2017
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – Clifford Gilliard, a Prairie View A&M sports hall of famer and Panthers great, passed away Tuesday at the age of 79. Viewing will be held in the William J. Nicks Babydome July 1 at 9 a.m., with the funeral at 11 a.m. in the Babydome. The repast will be in the Willie A. Tempton Sr. Memorial Student Center on PVAMU’s
 
St. Aug’s earns more honors
Thursday, June 22, 2017
CC thought we were seeing things. But there it was, a spring meeting recap sent out by the CIAA. We have never, ever received a recap under this current administration. We had to double check it wasn’t fake news. One thing we noticed was the football media luncheon is in Roanoke, Virginia, this year – at 9 a.m.!!! That means CC would have to
 
Alcohol consumption increases breast cancer risk in black women
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Alcohol consumption is known to be a risk factor for breast cancer based on studies predominantly done in white women. Now a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study has found the same risk exists for black women, an understudied group. Researchers found in the new study that black women who drank more than 14 alcoholic
 
Raleigh high school gives second chances
Thursday, June 22, 2017
RALEIGH – As a new mother, Jayda Hunter, 17, was finding it increasingly difficult to meet the demands of a traditional school setting. “I could not go to class or do homework,” she said. “It was crazy. Then my cousin told me about a new school called Central Wake High School where you can go half days. I could do that.”
 
Raleigh artist launches clothing line
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
RALEIGH – Raleigh artist Christopher Terrell will showcase a new venture that turns his art into clothing during October’s Raleigh Film and Art Festival, with proceeds earmarked to help fund college scholarships for at-risk youth in the Carolinas and Virginia. Terrell International Art features original art woven into fabric for dresses, hats,
 
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