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Late kindergarteners more likely to commit crimes

Starting later in kindergarten may not hurt in the short term, but does have consequences later on, says a Duke University research study.

Mothers could face jail time for drug addiction

North Carolina women who bear a child born addicted to or harmed by drugs could face criminal prosecution.

Lobbyists call for Medicaid expansion

Rep. Carla Cunningham, D-Mecklenburg County, speaks at the press conference.

The death of an icon

Willie Bradshaw (standing, left) and Hillside High ninth-grader Rodney Rogers.


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Caught between Barack and a hard place

The experiment that featured a black man in the White house is on the downside now. Folks in the Obama administration are busy looking for their next job and

‘Empire’ shows that black dollars matter

According to a Nielsen consumer report, African-Americans are voracious consumers of media, watching 37 percent more television than any other slice of American

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Climbing Competition

Compete in, volunteer or enjoy observing the 26th


John Hope Franklin Symposium

North Carolina Central University Celebrating

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Bowie women take bowling title

Bowie State women won their fifth CIAA bowling championship in school history. The Bulldogs

Coach’s hoop dreams fueled by his passion

Marc Mitchell, head coach of the reigning Division III women’s basketball national

Charlotte completes sweep of Raleigh

RALEIGH – For the second time in three weeks, two first-year Tobacco Road Basketball