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Greear announces sexual abuse study group
Thursday, August 9, 2018
DURHAM – Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear recently announced that he will form a Sexual Abuse Presidential Study Group in partnership with the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. "This presidential study group will consist of outside experts and Southern Baptist leaders who will advise Greear on issues related to sexual abuse,
 
Durham receives grant to combat childhood hunger
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
DURHAM – The City of Durham is one of six cities that will be expanding its fight against childhood hunger thanks the recent award of a CHAMPS grant. The National League of Cities (NLC) and the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) have awarded the city a $125,000 grant and 18 months of technical assistance to help expand after school and summer
 
It’s OK to overreact to stroke symptoms
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Stroke affects over 795,000 people in the United States every year. Also known as a “brain attack,” a stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen to the brain is blocked by plaque (acute ischemic stroke) or ruptures and bleeds (hemorrhagic stroke). If you suspect stroke, call 911 immediately. The saying “time is brain”
 
Faith-based feature film in Wake Forest
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
RALEIGH – LWFC Films and Brios Media Group are set to produce “The Big Fix.” The film is an inspirational comedy about a family on the brink of falling apart that finds themselves trapped in each other’s bodies. They must learn what it means to truly love each other in order to switch back and save their family. Written by Micah
 
TROSA residents examine own lives on path to graduation
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
DIRHAM – As a mechanic, Eli Cobb knows how to break down an engine, disassemble the worn-out parts and rebuild the whole thing to make it function again. And as he sought to overcome a long-standing addiction to alcohol and cocaine, Cobb examined his own life the way he approaches a motor, checking out each component to find and fix the broken parts.
 
Downtown Durham in need of affordable housing
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
DURHAM – Durham residents want affordable housing as top priority as the city plans to tackle the redevelopment of the 300 and 500 blocks of East Main Street. “We don’t have affordable housing downtown anymore because of gentrification,” said Psiyinia Davis, co-pastor of Nehemiah Christian Center, and a member of CAN. The last of
 
Walnut Creek Elementary gets funding for pre-K program
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
RALEIGH – A quality preschool education reduces a student’s chances of graduating from high school later and possibly needing special education, while increasing their overall chances of success in school and in life, according to research from The Pew Charitable Trusts. Yet not all families have access to an affordable, high-quality preschool
 
Overhydrating presents health hazards for young football players
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
With August football practice getting into swing, every coach’s favorite cheer will be to “stay hydrated” and “keep urine clear” during the summer heat. In 2017, `Texas football coach created a urine-based “Longhorn Football Hydration Chart,” which labeled players with yellow urine as “selfish
 
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