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High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban

The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.

Durham plans renovation of McDougald Terrace

Dallas Parks (center) meets with the Durham Housing Authority’s development committee to review plans for the Goley Point Development.

Hip-hop extraordinaire Akil Nadir passes

He described himself as a Washington, D.C., renaissance man, and that’s what he was.

Falcons track honored by city council

Spring sports championships abound this weekend


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Mayor Governor McCrory

Pat McCrory has been North Carolina’s governor for 15 months now, but he still doesn’t seem to have a handle on the position. He does have one part of

Equal pay for women helps us all

Could you use an additional $24,000 in your yearly wages? How about $19,000? Or even just another $11,000 to $12,000? Those figures are what you get – or

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Diabetes Walk

Join us to learn more about how you can get


Fair Housing

Fair Housing & Sustainability Conference. The



Orange County Solid Waste Management Department

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Fan the flame

The need for intimacy is ageless. As people reach midlife and beyond, they may experience some

Carmichael’s story finally gets told

Stokely: A Life By Peniel E. Joseph Basic Books, $29.95 HC “It was Thursday, June 16,

When family pressures threaten your ministry

“Does your family demonstrate a spirit of peace?” I heard the preacher say.