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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 $180,000 which is roughly $94/per square foot. More Durham information.

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1 hr ago | HeraldSun.com

D.A. won't seek death penalty in grandmother's stabbing

Durham County District Attorney Leon Stanback said Friday his office will not seek the death penalty against a teen accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother.

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4 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

School board divided over next super's salary

When the school board adopted an aggressive timeline for selecting a superintendent last week, the vote was a unanimous one.

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9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Asheville tech entrepreneur targets the Triangle with local retail rewards app

Asheville tech entrepreneur Clark Harris hopes his rewards app can unite small, local merchants in the Triangle later this year.

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13 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

Want a treat? Buy a record

If you are still suffering from the post-winter blues, or simply need an excuse for a treat, Saturday is Record Store Day, and local stores and music labels will have limited-edition releases and special deals to bring out music lovers.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Volunteer Notes, April 20

The Volunteer Center of Durham coordinates volunteer events and services across the Triangle.

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News Observer

Durham's OrgSpan is being acquired

OrgSpan, a 40-employee business software company based in Durham, has agreed to be acquired by publicly traded Interactive Intelligence Group.

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HeraldSun.com

Durham firefighter who helped integrate department dies

Velton Thompson, one of the first black firefighters hired by the city of Durham, died Monday after a long illness.

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HeraldSun.com

Blue Ribbon Healers to play two swanky tonk shows on Rigsbee

When the Blue Ribbon Healers hit the road, they don't just come for one show, then load up the car and take off to the next town.

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HeraldSun.com

Stories along the way: Ben Sollee to perform

Like Maya Beiser, the duo 2Cellos and Durham cellist Shana Tucker, cellist Ben Sollee has pioneered new repertoire and styles for his instrument.

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Free Times

Aaron Graves of Those Lavender Whales Got Cancer - Then a Whole Lot of Help

When Aaron Graves began to experience a bad string of migraines about two months ago, he didn't think too much of it.

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RedOrbit

Lemurs Match Scent To Sound Of Voice

Humans aren't alone in their ability to match a voice to a face - animals such as dogs, horses, crows and monkeys are able to recognize familiar individuals this way too, a growing body of research shows.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

News Observer

Raleigh approves AT&T deal for ultra-high-speed Internet service

The Raleigh City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement with AT&T that allows the company to begin rolling out ultra-high-speed Internet service in Raleigh and other North Carolina communities.

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AVHerald

Delta MD88 near Raleigh/Durham on Apr 15th 2014, airframe vibrations

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N959DL performing flight DL-2339 from Washington National,DC to Atlanta,GA with 149 passengers and 7 crew, was climbing out of Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport when the crew stopped the climb at 11,000 feet due to unknown airframe vibrations and decided to divert to Raleigh/Durham,NC ... (more)

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The Charlotte Observer

Durham DA clears NCCU police in killing of man who shot at them

DURHAM N.C. Central University police were justified in shooting a man to death last year after he shot at them and refused to drop a shotgun, Durham County District Attorney A. Leon Stanback says.

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HeraldSun.com

Organic Transit, in new Durham headquarters, eyes growth

Richie Foster assembles an ELF on Friday at Organic Transit's new location at 311 W. Corporation St. The ELF is a cross between a car and bike that runs on a rechargeable battery.

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News Observer

Chapel Hill helps launch national gun violence prevention group

Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt joins other Triangle area officials, community leaders and moms Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Peace and Justice Plaza in Chapel Hill.

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News Observer

Durham teacher Elizabeth South lets it go, and wins singing contest

Sometimes, it pays to listen to the children. Durham Academy music/drama teacher Elizabeth South has her students to thank for a high-profile contest she just won, Ryan Seacrest Productions’ “March Music Madness.” Using GarageBand, South recorded a version of “Let It Go,” the wildly popular Oscar-winning song from ... (more)

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Matthew Shaer to Smithsonian Mag

Smithsonian magazine is announcing today that they have brought on New York magazine contributor Matthew Shaer as a staff writer.

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Independent Weekly

Cider, Mayo and more

You could take the streetcar to the southwest side and ride the merry-go-round, ride a roller coaster, swim in the lake or dance to Joe King's Orchestra.

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Mental Help Net

Six-Minute Walk Test Could Help Guide Heart Failure Treatment

Distance achieved in the six-minute walk test may be a practical measure of functional capacity that guides selection of therapy for patients with heart failure, according to research published online April 9 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology .

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