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NC Republican Party office firebombed
Sunday, October 16, 2016
RALEIGH – A North Carolina Republican Party office in Orange County was firebombed overnight, causing major damage and destruction. The explosive device was thrown through the window of the office, and the words, “Nazi Republicans, leave town or else,” were painted on a nearby building. The news comes less than 25 days before Election
Central Regional Hospital workers mass sickout in protest
Sunday, October 16, 2016
BUTNER - Several frontline workers at Central Regional Hospital did not come into work on Wednesday morning. Many gathered in front of the hospital to express that they “are sick and tired of being sick and tired.” “I work too hard to be told that I simply ‘meet’ expectations, then not be compensated for what I
VUU women, VSU men picked to repeat as champions
Friday, October 14, 2016
The CIAA women’s coaches produced few surprises in their preseason order of finish. Reigning champion Virginia Union is the No. 1 overall pick, followed by Shaw at No. 2. The teams met in last season’s tournament final, which the Panthers won in coach AnnMarie Gilbert’s first year. VUU advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight before losing a
Falcons travel to first-place WSSU
Friday, October 14, 2016
Tennessee State went down to defeat by one point against Eastern Illinois. That leaves the SIAC’s Tuskegee as the only undefeated HBCU team left. St. Augustine's (2-4, 2-1 CIAA) vs. Winston-Salem State (4-3, 3-0) The Falcons haven’t won two games since 2014’s 3-7 record. Quarterback D.J. Johnson (left) scored on a 10-yard run in the
NCCU exhibit showcases diverse voices
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Embracing Diverse Voices: Ninety Years of African-American Art N.C. Central Art Museum Run date: Oct. 15 – Dec. 9 Through this exhibition, the NCCU Art Museum will explore the diversity of experience and artistic expression among black artists. “Embracing Diverse Voices: Ninety Years of African-American Art” explores diversity through
Six things that raise your blood pressure
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Keeping blood pressure under control can mean adding things to your life, such as exercise, that help lower it. But you may not realize that it also means avoiding things that raise it. If you or someone you care about is among the one in three U.S. adults – about 80 million people – with high blood pressure, you need to be aware of these six
Thursday, October 13, 2016
WAKE COUNTY Muriel Summers, principal of A.B. Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary School, was named the 2016-17 Wake County Public School System Principal of the Year. Summers has been principal of Combs for 19 years and was integral to its creation as the nation’s first Leadership Magnet school (now more than 3,000). Combs was named the top magnet
N. Carolina Supreme Court race could shift partisan balance
Thursday, October 13, 2016
RALEIGH – The philosophical and political balance of North Carolina's Supreme Court could shift as voters this fall choose to keep a longtime justice or replace him with a veteran Wake County trial judge. Associate Justice Bob Edmunds is seeking to stay on the court after winning eight-year terms in 2000 and 2008. His challenger is Superior Court
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Social media raising blacks’ influence and visibility

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Long waits face early voters in battleground NC

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Miss Hampton an advocate for full-figured women

After decades of stick-thin Miss Hampton winners, Hampton student Nyia Fairley became one of the