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Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter, from left, Sen. Kay Hagan greeting President Obama and Sen. Richard Burr greeting VA Secretary Robert McDonald.

Flags lowered to honor Richard Holden

Governor Pat McCrory issued a flag order Tuesday lowering all North Carolina flags to half-staff in honor of the late Col. Richard W. Holden Sr. of the N.C. State Highway Patrol.

Young adults march on Capitol

Young people led the charge on Day 4 of the Moral Week of Action as they denounced violence against young black, brown and poor people.

More schools mixing beer, football at stadiums

Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players.


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Trust between police and the community essential

Contrary to what some might think, the review of the Human Relations Commission and the Civilian Police Review Board recommendations has been beneficial for Durham

Hip-Hop Corner: Revisiting police brutality

Remember when our elders used to chastise us for using the N-word. They used to say “People died for you not to be called a N—–.” And we

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Equestrian Exchange Event

Equestrian Exchange provides NC Largest Equine


Youth Summit

Larry “LAK” Henderson, known as the


Sorority News

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Album Review: Jazz ode to African culture

Isis & Osiris The Mark Lomax Trio **** (4/5 stars) Release date: Sept. 16 The Mark

Talk is cheap, act now

Let me know if you ever feel this way: The whole idea about blessings is becoming more and more

Share your faith with seekers and skeptics

If thinking about the concept of apologetics (communicating the core themes of Christianity to