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Durham, North Carolina is located in Durham County. Zip codes in Durham, NC include 27706, 27704, and 27722. The median home price in Durham is $185,000 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Durham information.

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Local news for Durham, NC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

Pennsylvania firm seeks mineral rights for gas exploration in Triangle

In early June, Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill that opened North Carolina to hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking.

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6 hrs ago | News Observer

Triangle food-truck family gives back to community

Food vendor Cristal Harrison of Wake County, NC set up her sign to 'Blessed to serve you!!' outside of her food truck Tuesday midday, July 22, 2014 just before the blessing of the trucks and prayer of thanks by local homeless men and Durham Rescue Mission staffers in front of the Rescue Mission's Men's Center for Hope building on the East Main ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist

A homeless, single mother of five in Durham says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed.

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14 hrs ago | News Observer

Durham judge allows key witness to testify in Laurence Lovette trial

Judge Jim Hardin announced his decision Wednesday in the courtroom where Lovette is on trial for one of two murders he is accused of committing in 2008.

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15 hrs ago | Live Science

Survival of the Flight Test: Airplanes Evolve, Too

Living creatures aren't the only things capable of evolution. Airplane designs are constantly evolving, too, a new study suggests.

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19 hrs ago | News Observer

Police report small explosion on bus in downtown Durham

No serious injuries were reported Tuesday evening after a jug exploded on a bus on Main Street in downtown Durham, police reported.

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23 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

Localized' rain brings multitude of issues

By official records, this July has been rainy. The National Weather Service in Raleigh has recorded 6.98 inches of rain so far this month - 3.84 inches above average.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Observer

Container on Durham bus explodes; police block streets downtown

No one was injured after a small container left by a man exploded on a Bull City Connector bus, but police blocked some downtown streets to investigate the incident, ABC11 Eyewitness News reported.

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News Observer

Senate bill would hurt Wake's power to handle growth, McFarlane says

"I am disappointed that they're continuing to take away the tools we have at the local level," McFarlane said.

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Eastern Wake News

Community Notes: July 23

The James E. Shepard Alumni Association will host a scholarship banquet from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Wendell Community Center, 601 W. Third St., Wendell.

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HeraldSun.com

Durham is almost perfect

He taught me the secret to truly great guacamole. He taught me how to make duck confit.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Heavy rains cause flooding in parts of Durham

Heavy rains moved through Durham on Monday, dumping between 2 and 2.5 inches of rain in southwestern parts of the city and leading to flash flood warnings on Monday.

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Independent Weekly

Durham immigrants charged with arranging fraudulent marriages

Federal prosecutors have charged two immigrants living in Durham with arranging fake marriages in order to stay in the country.

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News Observer

Lovette murder trial includes police laying out robbery allegations

Art Holland, a former Durham police detective, testified Monday at the trial of Laurence Lovette, the 23-year-old man accused of murdering Mahato on Jan. 18, 2008.

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Brandon Sun

Conor Oberst dismisses libel lawsuit against woman who accused him of sexual assault

Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst has dropped his federal libel lawsuit against a woman who accused him of sexual assault in online comments.

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Naples Daily News

Use hypnosis instead of anesthesia Bob Dick recently toughed his way...

Bob Dick recently toughed his way through a 90-minute total knee replacement without the aid of anesthesia, choosing to stay awake through the chisel and the buzz of the electric saw.

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News Observer

Papa Mojo's, Durham's main club for blues, has closed

This past weekend saw the Triangle's club population contract, with the closing of Papa Mojo's Roadhouse.

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News Observer

GE adding 60 jobs in Mebane

GE is expanding its manufacturing capabilities at its operations in Mebane, a move that is expected to create about 60 new jobs by the end of next year.

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New York Daily News

Mom asks Craigslist if anyone can shelter her kids

Moshimalee Johnson says she just wanted her kids to be able to stay together - instead they were taken into foster care.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Switched

Opioid Maintenance Therapy: Questions and Controversies

Opioid maintenance therapy, or using a legal opiate to reduce a person's urge to take illicit drugs, has long generated controversy.

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