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Strategies for growing edibles later into the season
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Don’t let fall or potentially frosty temperatures stop you from enjoying garden-fresh produce. Extend the nutritional value and homegrown flavor into your fall and early winter meals with the help of short season crops and season extending strategies. Lettuce, spinach, radishes, turnips, and beets are quick to mature from seed to harvest. Plus, the
‘David Makes Man’ explores the power of a teen’s imagination
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — When Michael B. Jordan first met with “Moonlight” writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, the two surprisingly discovered through an emotional conversation that both had more in common than they realized. McCraney might jokingly attest, but Jordan said during a recent interview that their lengthy talk years ago about
Aretha Franklin’s cancer doctors recall her grace, grit
Friday, August 16, 2019
DETROIT— Regardless of her reputation as a performer, Aretha Franklin’s cancer doctors say she was no diva as a patient. As the anniversary of her death approaches, two of her doctors tell The Associated Press that the Queen of Soul handled the diagnosis and treatment with grace — and the grit to keep performing for years with a rare type
FILM REVIEW: Brian Banks
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
In this #MeToo age, a biofilm about a wrongfully convicted high school football player who was accused, tried and imprisoned for rape, is timely. The real Brian Banks lived through an ordeal that was tragic, inspiring and often profound, however something is lost in this one-dimensional retelling of his life experiences. Something turns his extraordinary

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Showtime for NCCU’s Oliver

North Carolina Central football coach Trei Oliver quipped at last month’s MEAC Football

Same ol’ questions plague CIAA North

The CIAA North is starting to get just a little too redundant. For the past couple of seasons,

Students, community celebrate 1 year without ‘Silent Sam’

Hundreds of students and community members gathered Tuesday night to celebrate the first