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NC kids with Medicaid become healthy adults
Thursday, July 30, 2015
RALEIGH – More than 1 million North Carolina children benefit from Medicaid coverage, and as the nation's largest public health-insurance program turns 50 this week, a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families finds Medicare has long-term benefits for children, their parents and North Carolina's economy. Michelle
 
Puppet masters returns to Chapel Hill
Thursday, July 30, 2015
CHAPEL HILL – Award-winning and beloved puppet troupe, Paperhand Puppet Intervention, returns August 7 with their 16th annual giant puppet spectacle. A DROP IN THE BUCKET: THE BIG DREAMS OF TINY THINGS uses giant puppets, masks, stilts, painted flats, shadows and more to illustrate and illuminate the inner life of the teensy tiny, the itty bitty and
 
Durham center celebrates 20 years
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
DURHAM – The Ivy Community Center Corporation, a nonprofit entity of the Alpha Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority celebrated its 20th anniversary with a weekend of activities. Inspired by the late Artelia Bryant, first president of the ICC Corporation, chapter members gave back to the community in several ways. The chapter sponsored a
 
Students show off summer projects at Emily K
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
DURHAM – For many schoolchildren, summer often means dips in the pool and breaks from the classroom. However, those at the Emily K Center use part of the summer to engage in learning that is both fun and fruitful. Every summer the Emily K Center invites parents, friends and community members to the Summer Scholars Project Fair and Picnic. Students
 

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Bike Challenge

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Health Expo

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Another Tuskegee Airman takes final flight

William White, a former Tuskegee Airman from Smithfield, Virginia, died July 24 at his home from

American veterans deserve better treatment

Let me start with a quote from my mentor, the late Arthur A. Fletcher: “If your life

Closing arguments completed in challenge to NC voter law

WINSTON-SALEM – Closing arguments wrapped up Friday in the legal challenge to North