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Coastal communities in limbo after Hurricane Matthew
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
PRINCEVILLE, N.C. – "Should I stay or should I go?" That's the question for thousands of residents on the North Carolina coast who remain displaced by Hurricane Matthew. The deadline to leave temporary housing has been extended to February, but for residents of public housing, answers aren't expected by then. The feds haven't decided whether or where
 
National grant to train principals on bullying
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
With a $4.1 million grant to research bullying, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia may be better equipped to help principals battle the age-old scourge of schools. The grant is controversial because some scholars believe that some anti-bullying programs actually can go too far. “Bullying was undeniably a problem that needed to be
 
Zaniac Learning opens first Triangle location
Monday, January 16, 2017
CARY – Zaniac, a STEM-based learning center, is officially opening its first Triangle location in Cary and inviting residents to its grand opening event in Parkside Town Commons Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The celebration includes refreshments, facility tours and class demos. Attendees can also meet the instructors, local owners and founder Paul
 
Town of Chapel Hill employee celebration
Monday, January 16, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – Employees have held their own special observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy for 20 years and counting at the Town of Chapel Hill. Usually held the Friday before the Monday holiday, the internal celebration has been nurtured by a dedicated group of Public Works employees led by Maggie Burnett and Fred Battle. At the
 
Graf sparks Eagles over Hampton
Monday, January 16, 2017
HAMPTON, Va. – North Carolina Central University senior guard Dajuan Graf was ready for primetime as he poured in 17 points to lead the Eagles to a 64-51 win over Hampton, ending the Pirates’ undefeated start in the MEAC on Monday at the Convocation Center. NCCU (12-6, 3-1 MEAC) jumped ahead of Hampton (6-11, 3-1 MEAC) on a 10-0 run after the
 
Advocates for campus safety reach out to Trump Nominee
Sunday, January 15, 2017
RALEIGH – The confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Secretary of Education, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been pushed back one week. Advocates for safer college campuses and equal rights to education see the delay as an opportunity to reach out to the nominee, Betsy DeVos, and ask her to continue the protections
 
Your money in 2017
Sunday, January 15, 2017
CARY – After the holiday season, we look at our waistlines and make a resolution to lose weight or to begin an exercise routine. But the new year is also a perfect time to develop great financial habits and to finally take care of money matters that may have been lingering for years. As you begin your planning, a few of the top financial resolutions
 
King holiday brings hope and wariness
Friday, January 13, 2017
Next week will be one of contradiction for many. On Monday, we will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the dream of racial equality that this country is still trying to achieve. On Friday, we will witness the inauguration of President Donald Trump – a man who has been accused of racist behavior, who has endorsed anti-immigrant
 
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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: Concert

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16th African American Cultural Festival

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Shaw women extends streak over SAU

RALEIGH – Newcomer LaQuisha Taylor scored a game-high 30 points and pulled down 12

Black festival returns for 16th year

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Museum of History always gets an early jump on Black History

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