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Aggies earn first conference win
Sunday, September 28, 2014
WASHINGTON – North Carolina A&T put the ball in the hands of a true freshman Saturday afternoon and then relied on its defense to secure an important 38-22 conference win over Howard. A few Bison (1-4, 0-2 MEAC) dropped passes – 11 to be exact – helped along the way. The Aggies (4-1, 1-0) will take what they can get after winning
 
NC lawmakers' distrust of AG means big legal bills
Friday, September 26, 2014
RALEIGH – Distrust of Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper by North Carolina's Republican GOP legislative leaders has led the lawmakers to hire outside attorneys who have billed the state nearly $1.2 million this past year to fight in court for GOP-favored laws. About 98 percent of the money went to a single, politically connected law firm to
 
Amateur Night winners head to New York
Friday, September 26, 2014
DURHAM – Two champions have been crowned and will be heading to the Apollo for an official audition on Sept. 27. Earlier this month, Joshau Ham (left) was crowned the children's champion and Nedra Kay took the adult title. As part of their winnings, they will get an expense-paid trip and a guaranteed audition by Amateur Night Live. The world famous
 
Time to worry about voter IDs? Opinions differ
Thursday, September 25, 2014
You don't need an ID to vote in the 2014 election, but the State Board of Elections has begun offering free voter IDs in preparation for laws taking effect in 2016. House Bill 589 will require all North Carolina voters to show picture identification to vote beginning in 2016. “We don’t want to confuse people,” State Board Public
 
Panel addresses police force against black men
Thursday, September 25, 2014
DURHAM – Trayvon Martin dominated the headlines in 2012. This year, it’s the shooting of Michael Brown. But what about all of the other black men who didn’t make the news? Move Durham Forward, a panel discussion put on by the Beulah Project Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to empowering communities through the arts, media and law, examined
 
Community leaders honored at gala
Thursday, September 25, 2014
GARNER – Laughter, chatter and applause were the distinct sounds of an evening at the Grand Marquise Ballroom in Garner. Set amidst a backdrop of crystal chandeliers, shiny silverware and a spiraling staircase, the North Carolina Black Women’s Empowerment Network’s third bi-annual “Women Uplifting Women” gala was nothing short
 
Common Core review commission holds first meeting
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A North Carolina commission tasked with reviewing and replacing the Common Core State Standards met for the first time Monday to determine first steps and elect two co-chairs, one being Gov. Pat McCrory-appointed IBM Executive Andre Peek. “I am a supporter of Common Core, and I have been since its inception,” Peek told N.C. Policy Watch.
 
Stand Down helps Durhamís homeless veterans
Thursday, September 25, 2014
DURHAM – Another year, another stand down to help homeless veterans in the Bull City. The annual Bull City Stand Down is a one-day event that provides resources and services to homeless military men and women. Veterans were able to receive a hot meal; medical, dental and mental health care; information about services in the community, job counseling
 
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