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Women’s Empowerment celebrates working women of color
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
RALEIGH – Hard work deserves recognition. But more than that, it deserves celebration. This year’s Women’s Empowerment VIP breakfast held at the Raleigh Renaissance Hotel last weekend provided the perfect platform for such festivities. The room was reserved exclusively for this special breakfast honoring both Radio One’s sponsors
 
Should my wife wait until 66 to claim benefits?
Friday, April 13, 2018
Dear Rusty: I will be at my full retirement age of 66 in June. I now work part-time and plan to continue for the foreseeable future. My wife will be 63 in June. She now works full time but plans to shift to part-time in the near future. I prefer to delay applying for Social Security as long as possible. Should my wife wait until she is 66 to claim her
 
You’re probably paying more than you should on loans
Monday, April 2, 2018
The Federal Reserve makes headlines from New York to Hong Kong anytime it lifts its benchmark interest rate. Rightfully so, as any increase tends to drive up borrowing costs on everything from credit cards to auto loans and mortgages. There’s a more important factor that determines how much you’ll pay when you borrow money to buy a car or home,
 

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Basketball Tryouts

Time: 5 to 8 p.m., both days Dons Basketball

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Candidates Forum

Time: 1 to 5 p.m. Raleigh-Apex NAACP is hosting

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Community Wealth Building Day

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This day of knowledge

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SCHOOL NEWS

NaShonda Bender-Cooke, director of the S.E.E.D.S Mentor Program at Carroll Magnet Middle School,

Raleigh charter high school gives second chances

RALEIGH – Central Wake High School is in the business of saving lives. Destiny Pope, 17,

Taking men to the mat

BAKERSVILLE, N.C. – Megan Zelasky is a wrestler. At 113 pounds, the 16-year-old is slim,