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Southern's Johnson in senior bowl
Friday, January 19, 2018
Southern senior defensive back Danny Jackson will play in the 69th annual Reese’s Senior Bowl Jan. 27, 2:30 p.m., in Mobile. Alabama. The invitation-only bowl showcases the best seniors in college football, and will be broadcast on the NFL Network live. Statistics will be available at seniorbowl.com. Johnson is one of just 13 players from an FCS
 
Grammy Award winner Edwin Hawkins passes
Friday, January 19, 2018
PLEASANTON, Calif. – Edwin Hawkins, the four-time Grammy Award-winning leader of The Edwin Hawkins Singers’ 1969 million-seller, “Oh Happy Day,” died Jan. 15 at his home in the Bay area after a bout with pancreatic cancer. He was 74 years old. “It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Edwin Hawkins
 
Republicans picking up pace on judicial redistricting deal
Friday, January 19, 2018
RALEIGH — Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly are picking up the pace on creating new judicial election districts, with some leaders on Friday hopeful that an agreement could come next week. House Speaker Tim Moore and the chamber’s top judicial mapmaker expressed optimism in interviews that a deal would be reached very soon on
 
CIAA division play kicks into gear
Thursday, January 18, 2018
We have reached the midpoint of the 2018 CIAA season. The schedule now shifts to divisional play, which is crucial because divisional records determine seeding. Divisional play brings out geographical and traditional rivalries that date back decades. You can feel the electricity and urgency these divisional tilts foster while attending a late Jan/Feb
 
Early onset menstruation linked with depression
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Recent studies show that African-American girls are at greater risk for depression at an earlier age that can last longer into adulthood. How? The studies show a strong link between black girls who start menstruating earlier than white girls and the onset of depression. According to information from the Pediatric Research in Office Settings, the National
 
Judges: No delay for new N. Carolina congressional map
Thursday, January 18, 2018
RALEIGH — The judges who struck down North Carolina’s congressional map for excessive partisanship that favored Republicans refused Tuesday to delay their order telling GOP state lawmakers to draw new lines by next week. The denial by the three-judge federal panel was expected, given that the judges wrote 200-plus pages last week explaining why
 
Support group opens home for former inmates
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
DURHAM – The Straight Talk Support Group and Resource Center opened its doors wider Monday. Wider to more services, to expanded programs and to greater support with the opening of its transitional housing. The center’s Transitional House at 1101 N. Mangum St., formerly the Troy House, provides temporary residency for men recently released from
 
Women survive crises better than men
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
DURHAM – Women today tend to live longer than men almost everywhere worldwide – in some countries by more than a decade. Now, three centuries of historical records show that women don’t just outlive men in normal times: They’re more likely to survive even in the worst of circumstances, such as famines and epidemics, researchers
 
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Southern's Johnson in senior bowl

Southern senior defensive back Danny Jackson will play in the 69th annual Reese’s Senior

Grammy Award winner Edwin Hawkins passes

PLEASANTON, Calif. – Edwin Hawkins, the four-time Grammy Award-winning leader of The Edwin

Republicans picking up pace on judicial redistricting deal

RALEIGH — Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly are picking up the pace on