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Saunders: I fought the school bus course – and the school bus course won
Ben Matthews, Director of School Support for the N.C. Department of Public Instruction laughs as News & Observer columnist Barry Saunders takes part in the annual State School Bus ROADeo.
Wed May 22, 2013
Two men arrested in robbery, kidnapping
A Durham police officer arrested two men on armed robbery, kidnapping and assault charges early Wednesday after a male who had been kidnapped escaped and flagged the officer down for help.
Liberty Warehouse's historic landmark designation removed; building to be sold and redeveloped
Much like The Scrap Exchange that used to be there, the Liberty Warehouse will also be recycled, reused and remade.
Tue May 21, 2013
Duke rate hike to continue during review
Duke Energy Carolinas' 2012 rate hike will stay in effect as the N.C. Utilities Commission reviews it under order of the state Supreme Court.
Sat May 18, 2013
Burlington Times News
Johnson has a proposal for doing exactly that. He wants to provide his employees with a pay raise in 2013-14 using available funds within his budget to keep more of them from leaving the department for financial reasons.
Friends and Fur
Will Phillips Jerry Lee, an 11 year old APS rescue dog, kisses Gina Longo, his owner, during the kissing competition at the Walk for the Animals annual fundraiser on Duke's East Campus on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Thu May 16, 2013
Hodges-Copple to be consecrated as bishop suffragan
The Rev. Anne Hodges-Copple, named earlier this year as the new bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, will be consecrated June 15 in a service at Duke Chapel that will include the Most Rev.
Tue May 14, 2013
Back from the Dead
Russell Stanley of the RDU Fire-Rescue, is trying out the new ZOLL X Series monitor and defibrillator, with Zac Taylor , senior territory manager at ZOLL Medical Corporation, during the First Responder Resuscitation Academy, getting knowledge and skills to improve survival from cardiac arrest, at the Durham Hilton, organized by Durham Fire, RACE ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
NC Moral Monday demonstrations bring more arrests
As members of the state House of Representatives tended to business, North Carolinians dissatisfied with tax plans, education policies, health care proposals, welfare cuts, environmental deregulation and new voting policies grew louder and louder.
Sat May 11, 2013
Clyde Edgerton's fatherhood stories, advice
Christine T. Nguyen Author Clyde Edgerton tells talks about fatherhood during an event is presented by Durham Early Childhood Faith Initiative on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church.
Thu May 09, 2013
Investigator: Abaroa's story checked out
The first lead investigator in the murder of Janet Abaroa testified that her husband, Raven Abaroa, was open about their previous marital problems when he spoke to Abaroa immediately after Janet's death.
Bell confirms talks with 751 South developers
Mayor Bill Bell confirmed Thursday that he's been talking behind the scenes with the would-be developers of 751 South about the future of their controversial real-estate project.
Deputies raid two Internet cafes in Durham
Durham County sheriff's deputies raided two Internet sweepstakes cafA©s Thursday, seizing dozens of computers and thousands of dollars in cash.
Tue May 07, 2013
Editorial: Crumbling deal threatens historic building
Christine T. Nguyen County Commissioners will continue to think about Concord Hospital Enterprises Co.'s request for incentives to incorporate the historic McPherson Hospital building into a hotel.
The Charlotte Observer
NC rural interests easily win a bigger share of Strategic Mobility Formula dollars
RALEIGH Without comment from urban legislators, a House committee yielded to rural complaints Tuesday with a unanimous vote to shift the distribution of state transportation money in Gov.
Mon May 06, 2013
Abaroa stole $15K in products from job, says former boss
The former boss of Raven Abaroa, on trial for killing his wife eight years ago, testified Monday that Abaroa stole more than $15,000 in merchandise from the sporting goods company that he worked at for nearly a year.
Fri May 03, 2013
Editorial: Week's end
Many of us take the ability for granted. This week's end, most of us can click open emails, browse news websites, follow Twitter streams and read books without much effort.
Durham County's ABC manager resigns
With the results of a state investigation still pending, the Durham County ABC Board has accepted the resignation of its general manager.
Sheriff urges respect for legacy of the fallen
Patrick McLaurin Sgt. Tracy Lane of the Duke University Police Department, center, watches while Durham policeman Terry Anderson adjusts his collar as officers line-up for the placing of the roses in the memorial wreath on Friday, May 3, 2013.
Thu May 02, 2013
Proposal would remove some officers from Durham County schools
Durham city leaders say a tight budget is forcing them to pull officers from elementary schools.