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Thousands receive gifts this holiday season through program
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
DURHAM – The Volunteer Center of Durham, in partnership with the Durham County Department of Social Services, has taken “secret Santa” to a whole new level. Their Share Your Christmas program helps local families enjoy a time of the year when they need it most. This holiday season marks 39 years the Volunteer Center has been working with
American Cancer Society seeks volunteer drivers
Thursday, December 11, 2014
It’s the season of giving and cancer patients around the Triangle need your help this holiday and beyond. Every day cancer patients are in need of rides to medical facilities for treatment. Many do not own vehicles, while others cannot afford bus fare or live close to public transportation. Some are elderly and others are just plain too sick to drive
Ministry spreads hope for Christmas
Thursday, December 11, 2014
OXFORD – Natalie Cole sings a heartbreaking song about a “little boy that Santa Claus forgot,” which speaks about a child who didn’t get any Christmas presents. Orphans care ministry Ark of Hope wants to make sure the kids at Central Children’s Home of North Carolina aren’t forgotten this holiday season. The Ark of Hope
WCPSS begins pilot program for interactive learning
Thursday, December 11, 2014
RALEIGH – The “no electronics in class” rule is no more for 13 schools in Wake County. The school system piloted its Bring Your Own Device program last week. Schools across the district (and across America) have been implementing more technology into classrooms as educational practices begin to shift towards a more modern learning sphere.
Program helps inmates overcome substance abuse
Sunday, December 7, 2014
DURHAM – Just because you go to jail as one man, doesn’t mean you have to leave the same. The Substance Treatment and Recidivism Reduction program helps men and women by providing substance use disorder treatment services to criminal offenders in the Durham County Detention Facility. The four-week program, part of the Criminal Justice Resource
Re-elected Hall to focus on the economy, jobs
Thursday, December 4, 2014
RALEIGH – As Larry Hall gears up for the 2015-16 legislative session in the wake of his re-election as the Democratic minority leader of the N.C. House of Representatives, he says the economy and jobs are No. 1 on the agenda. “Clearly, the only matters and views that have been expressed from the public have always been the ‘kitchen-table
NC school board hears about new take on US history
Thursday, December 4, 2014
RALEIGH – North Carolina's State Board of Education on Monday joined a building national debate over whether high school students should be taught that America is exceptional despite its faults, or whether the country's history should be explained more objectively. School board members heard pros and cons of changes to a high school history test for
Economic security important for familyís development
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
RALEIGH – The Annie E. Casey Foundation released a report last week that highlights the need of lifting children out of poverty, suggesting a family-centered, two-generation approach. Fifty percent of all families with young children in North Carolina are low-income. This has the potential to undermine healthy child development and the economic
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RLC turns to race issue for March summit

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Expect tight women's races

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