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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Wow! It’s the middle of February already. Time waits for no one. And I still keep hearing people saying, “I’m gonna lose a few pounds and get into better shape the beginning of the new year.” And most of those people are still saying the same thing. Let me give you a dose of motivation: Right now is the time to start getting into
Report: Giving birth in Durham County still a risky business
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
RALEIGH – North Carolina’s persistently high fetal and infant mortality rates require new strategies to make further progress ensuring successful pregnancies and healthy births, according to a new report from NC Child. To improve birth outcomes, policymakers should close the health insurance coverage gap to promote maternal health pre- and
Smoking is cheap in NC, but costly in long term
Friday, January 26, 2018
RALEIGH – North Carolina is the third cheapest state in the country for smokers, but the habit comes at a cost. That's according to a report from survey giant WalletHub. The analysis – "The Real Cost of Smoking by State" – estimates the habit comes with a $1.1 million price tag over a smoker's lifetime. Comparatively, New Yorkers pay

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Biz Talk

Time: 5 to 6 p.m. The Greater Durham Chamber of


Happily Ever After?

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Living Happily Ever


Grand Opening

Time: 10:30 a.m. AKG of America, a leading

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Corporate partnership boosts Digital Learning Day in Chatham County Schools

PITTSBORO — Talk about putting an exclamation point on collaboration! Educators and

Pilot program helps eligible foster youth

RALEIGH — Foster youth of legal driving age and their caregivers can now be reimbursed for

Pearsontown Elementary's Andrea Petifer gets top award

In front of the entire Pearsontown Elementary family, Superintendent Pascal Mubenga surprised