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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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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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FishBowl

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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The Chronicle

Notes from ShootersSid GopinathA creative piece about attending...

"Why are you even here?" I looked at the aged Durhamite addressing me and opened my mouth to let out the customary snappy comeback.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Independent Weekly

Merge signs Spider Bags, new album out this fall

The Merge Records signing spree continues: Today, the label announced that the rangy garage-rock trio Spider Bags joined the roster.

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WUNC-FM Chapel Hill

Back Porch Music Is Back On The Lawn: 8 Free Concerts In 2014

WUNC's Back Porch Music on the Lawn series is getting back to its roots. The series is moving back to the popular spot under the Lucky Strike tower in the heart of the American Tobacco Campus .

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WRAL.com

Durham DA: NCCU officers were justified in shooting

NCCU and Durham police were searching for a robbery suspect Sept. 23, 2013, when they came upon Bost.

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HeraldSun.com

Honeygirl Meadery plans summer opening in Durham

Durham-made mead : Durham-based Honeygirl Meadery plans to be making and selling a honey-based alcoholic beverage called mead in Durham.

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EQ Magazine

Merge 25 Festival

Merge Records invites you to North Carolina to help us celebrate our 25th anniversary at Merge 25, a 4-day music festival that now includes Teenage Fanclub, Mount Moriah, William Tyler, Reigning Sound, David Kilgour & the Heavy 8s, Imperial Teen, Telekinesis, Eleanor Friedberger, Hiss Golden Messenger, Amor de Dias, Saint Rich, The Music Tapes, ... (more)

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