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Jay Butler returns to VUU as head coach
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Lester "Jay" Butler Jr., will be named the 10th men’s head coach in Virginia Union’s history at a press conference next Tuesday. One of the top coaches in the East Region at the University of the District of Columbia as head women's basketball coach, Butler has enjoyed outstanding success at the Division II level over a career that has spanned
 
Her aim: ministry at historically black colleges
Thursday, April 23, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – Joy Pigg jumped at the opportunity to help launch a new Baptist Collegiate Ministry group at Southern University of New Orleans. Pigg's readiness for a ministry challenge stretches far beyond SUNO. The vision of this student at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's Leavell College is to see Baptist campus ministry groups launched
 
Chip Luter embraces opportunity in Tampa
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Chip Luter said he is excited about leading "a multi-ethnic congregation that has lots of youth and children, which has been the focus of my ministry.” It was a hard decision to leave Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, where his father is pastor, but the makeup of Sulphur Springs fits him, he said. Sulphur Springs, in the inner city of Tampa, Florida,
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Thursday, April 23, 2015
TRIBUTE LUNCHEON Durham Convention & Visitors’ Bureau will host its annual Tribute Luncheon April 29, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Durham Convention Center. Email: tributeluncheon@durham-cvb.com. RECRUITMENT FAIR A non-residential recruitment fair is April 29 at 10 a.m. at the Kittrell Job Corps Center, 1096 US Hwy 1 South, Kittrell. Contact:
 
Who isn't paying taxes?
Thursday, April 23, 2015
RALEIGH – Congressional hearings in the past few years have made headlines exposing how Apple and Microsoft moved money overseas to avoid paying U.S. taxes. But as a new report from Citizens for Tax Justice shows these name-brand companies aren't alone. Matt Gardner, executive director with the Institute on Taxation and Public Policy, says companies
 
A reminder of the rigged redistricting game
Thursday, April 23, 2015
The last few weeks have made clear again what government reform advocates have said for almost 30 years in North Carolina. Politicians should not be allowed to choose their voters, to draw their own districts for election to anything: Congress, the General Assembly or city council. On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a ruling by the North Carolina
 
Funds raised to help local civil rights icon
Thursday, April 23, 2015
DURHAM – Ann Atwater is a prominent civil rights icon who helped reduce violence and desegregate Durham Public Schools in the 1970s. Once enemies, she eventually became friends with former Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis, and together they helped make strides for the Bull City’s school system and race relations. Since her days as an active
 
Autism group creates ‘circle’ for young girls
Thursday, April 23, 2015
RALEIGH – Dawn Dudley’s daughter Trinity (left) developed “normally” until she was 2 years old. That’s when Dudley noticed Trinity was having trouble responding to her name, making eye contact, and taking social cues. After a series of tests, Trinity was diagnosed with autism. “I started wondering, when is she going to
 
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