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Car review: 2014 Audi A7 TDI
Monday, September 1, 2014
DETROIT – It is still hard to believe looking at the 2014 Audi A7 that it is a hatchback with its fastback roof. Audi does not use the term when talking about the A7 but technically the four-door coupe qualifies. Audi says the A7 is a five-passenger sedan. But that fifth person will have to sit on an extraordinarily uncomfortable hump. The reality is
 
Play brings Rodney King back to life
Saturday, August 30, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, have brought to mind memories of similar events from times gone by, making many people think that things haven't changed as much as we might hope. A one-man show coming to the Triangle explores the issues raised by one of the most famous cases of racially charged police brutality: the Rodney King
 
BOOK: Get on down the Soul Train line
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style By Nelson George William Morrow, $27.99 They should have called you Super Fly. Yep, that’s what you were, dancing in front of your TV every Saturday, spinning on the carpet and waving your arms around until you got yelled at for “going break something.” But
 
Album Review: Jazz ode to African culture
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Isis & Osiris The Mark Lomax Trio **** (4/5 stars) Release date: Sept. 16 The Mark Lomax Trio will release Isis & Osiris, a unique jazz concept album brimming with African mytho-spiritual themes and mesmerizing polyrhythms. Featuring renowned drummer Lomax, accompanied by Edwin Bayard on tenor saxophone and Dean Hulett on bass, the CD follows
 
BOOK: Time to change the conversation about racism
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
It’s Not Always Racist…But Sometimes It Is: Reshaping How We Think About Racism By Dionne Wright Poulton, Ph.D. Archway Publishing, $15.99 PB Has the hot-button issue of racism gotten out of hand in the public discourse? The incendiary work is harder to strictly define than many would think. When inaccurately applied, an accusation can muddy
 
Preserve the harvest for winter meals and holiday gifts
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer; you’ve run out of cabbage recipes, and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. Or maybe you just couldn’t resist that special deal on a bushel of tomatoes, potatoes or apples at the farmer’s market. So what is a gardener or shopper to do with all that produce? Since properly stored
 
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Tribute Exhibition

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Tour of Artists

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VIP Meet & Greet with Mike Wiley

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Lawyer: Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5M

DETROIT — The purchase price for hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa

2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing

LUMBERTON – One of North Carolina's longest-serving death-row inmates and his half brother

JV football: Spartans rally for win

DURHAM – Southern rallied from a 14-0 deficit to defeat crosstown rival Hillside 26-20 in