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Journalist April Ryan: ‘You gotta know what you stand for’
Monday, September 10, 2018
DURHAM – Anyone who writes for newspapers, magazines, and websites or prepares news for broadcast must be a champion for truth. Award winning journalist, author and CNN contributor April Ryan cares about reporting facts. She said her first obligation is to get to the truth. “When I do my job, I don’t think about the public. My sole
Program lets high-schoolers study abroad
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Anthony Ramsey had never spoken or studied Arabic before. But that didn’t stop him from diving into an eight-week student trip to Morocco with a spirit of adventure and an enthusiasm for learning. Ramsey went on the trip as part of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth, or NSLI-Y. The program, sponsored by the U.S. government, pays for
Durham-Orange Counties club needs a new home
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
DURHAM – The Boys and Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties is running out of space. Soon, it will put its Durham location at 808 E. Pettigrew St. up for sale and start looking for a new place to call home. “They’re really busting at the seams over there, and they’re not able to maintain capacity,” said Dylan Heafner, one

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French Wine Tasting

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Add a little


Clothes Closet/Food Pantry

The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church


Scholarship Gala

Time: 6 p.m. to midnight The 100 Black Men of

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Rebuilding after Hurricane Florence

As we prepare for and recover from Hurricane Florence and its devastation, there are a number of

Help Hurricane Florence survivors with their immediate needs

In the wake of the storm, the Durham Solidarity Center and Southern Vision Alliance, along with

NC pregnancy, abortion rates continued to decline

With U.S. Senate confirmation hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh underway, advocates for abortion