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RLC turns to race issue for March summit
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
NASHVILLE – The Southern Baptist Convention's ethics entity will host a summit on race relations in the wake of grand jury decisions regarding police killings of black men that have provoked widespread protests and a nationwide discussion. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission will hold a leadership summit with the theme "The Gospel and
Expect tight women's races
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Nonconference records suggest tough campaign

Latrell Scott named new Norfolk State football coach
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk State University Interim President and CEO Eddie N. Moore Jr. and Director of Athletics Marty L. Miller announced the hiring of Latrell Scott as the Spartans’ new head football coach on Tuesday morning. Scott becomes the 17th head coach in NSU football history. He replaces Pete Adrian, who retired in November following 10
Hazards of holiday: Too much turkey - and family
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
RALEIGH – While the holidays are a happy time for many, the stress associated with family obligations and dynamics can be the “lump of coal" in the Christmas stockings of some. According to the American Psychological Association, fatigue and stress are the top sources of negative feelings during this time of year. Lisa Ferentz, a clinical
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
NCCU graduates charged with creating ‘positive change’
Monday, December 15, 2014
DURHAM – More than 600 N.C. Central graduates were awarded diplomas Saturday during the university’s 124th annual Commencement. During the ceremony, NCCU Chancellor Debra Saunders-White recognized two December graduates: Muhammed Jobe and Melissa Culbreth. Jobe is a first-generation college graduate who moved to the U.S. in 20006 from his home
Protesters march against police slayings of black men
Sunday, December 14, 2014
WASHINGTON — Demonstrators nationwide protesting the fatal shootings of unarmed black men killed by police chanted "I can't breathe!" ''Hands up, don't shoot!" and waved signs that read "Black lives matter!" as family members of three victims packed a stage in front of the U.S. Capitol, urging thousands of supportive marchers to keep pressing for
FBI looking into teen's hanging death
Friday, December 12, 2014
BLADENBORO, N.C. — The FBI is looking into the death of a black North Carolina teen after his family questioned the official ruling the young man found hanging from a swing set at a trailer park had committed suicide, a prosecutor confirmed Friday. A 911 caller found 17-year-old Lennon Lacy hanging by a dog leash and a belt Aug. 29 in the town of
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’Tis the season to mix and mingle

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N.C. CENTRAL NCCU will offer a new major in environment and geographic sciences beginning in

NC abortion debate looms

CHAPEL HILL – The future of reproductive health in North Carolina is in the hands of the