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Some foster parents still lack health coverage
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
DURHAM – Memorial vigils were held across North Carolina last week to honor people who have suffered or died because they lacked health insurance. Creston resident Richard Horodyski said up until last year, he hadn't seen a doctor in more than two decades. Horodyski has worked in construction and owns a small fruit farm. He and his wife are longtime
 
Black women more likely to die of breast cancer, especially in the South
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
When Felicia Mahone was 27, she found a mass during a routine self-breast examination. Breast cancer had killed nearly all the women in her family: her mother, two aunts and two cousins. Her doctor, though, downplayed the lump, assuring her everything would be all right. For months, Mahone resumed her busy life. But she couldn’t shake the feeling the
 

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Chapel Hil Nine

Time: 11 a.m. In the spirit of Juneteenth, the

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Upcycled Exhibit

Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibit runs through

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Community Celebration

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 2019 Southeast Community

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NC needs revised unemployment insurance system

Due to changes made to the state unemployment insurance system in 2013, it’s now harder

Sheriffs and lawmakers clash as immigration bill passes Senate

Don’t call them urban sheriffs. Don’t refer to them as sanctuary sheriffs. And

Builders Blitz adds 2 new Durham homeowners

DURHAM – In only seven days, Durham gained two new houses and homeowners thanks to the