Publication: Durham Herald-Sun

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Another innocent man

DURHAM —Willie Henderson Womble of Durham spent nearly 40 years in prison, convicted of the 1975 murder of a convenience-store clerk in Butner.Justice, one might conclude, had been done. A man had been murdered in front of his daughter, and a perpetrator ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 1 hour ago]
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Fire damages house on Nash Street

DURHAM —A fire caused by an electric stove damaged a house Sunday at 511 Nash St. off Fayetteville Road, officials said. No one was hurt.Firefighters were called at 4:17 p.m. to the single-story home near Shepard Middle School and saw smoke, Deputy Chief ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 1 hour ago]
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Neil Offen: Listening to the Supremes

In a stunning decision that sent lawyers on both sides running to their checkbooks to see how much more they could charge for their advice, the U.S. Supreme Court today refused to issue an injunction against any further injunctions.The ruling against ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 5 hours ago]
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Business briefs, Oct. 20

Strata Solar surpasses $1 billion in project investmentsChapel Hill-based Strata Solar, which has 65 solar facilities in 40 North Carolina counties, has passed $1 billion in project investments.The company, which was founded in 2009, has 12 projects underway ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 12 hours ago]
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SNCC’s peaceful protest discussed at Durham library

DURHAM —People gathered at Durham County’s Main Library on Sunday afternoon to discuss a message they found important in light of recent violent events in the media – nonviolent resistance and the civil rights movement.Sunday’s event was just one of many ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 15 hours ago]
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UNC professors speak on Wainstein report expectations

CHAPEL HILL —UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members are in a “holding pattern” while waiting on the results of an independent investigation into academic irregularities in one department, one professor said this week.Attorney Kenneth Wainstein, a former federal ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 15 hours ago]
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‘He has built cultural bridges’

DURHAM —In announcing the Bessie Award to Chuck Davis, the awards’ organization recognized this Durham-based dance maker’s achievements that include his founding and stewardship of DanceAfrica!, a festival he started in 1977 at New York’s Brooklyn Academy ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 16 hours ago]
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Taste-testing to put food on tables

CARRBORO —People with cups in hand came to Carrboro Sunday afternoon on a twofold mission: to foster beer education and alleviate local hunger.The fourth annual Homebrew for Hunger, held by Carrboro’s Fifth Season Gardening Co., was an opportunity for ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Chapel Hill looks at bullying; discusses problems, solutions

CHAPEL HILL —People gathered last week at East Chapel Hill High School to participate in a bullying panel hosted by Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt.Both Kleinschmidt and Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle, as well as Gov. Pat McCrory, have declared October ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 19 2014]
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PECKING ORDER: Fowl fans flock to Bull City Coop Tour

DURHAM —In the middle of a quiet, suburban neighborhood live three chickens. Their owner, Danielle Michaels, is able to keep them in her backyard thanks to a relatively new city ordinance and the support of her homeowners’ association.Michaels has only ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Drive makes it OK to play with food

DURHAM —With hundreds of pounds of food on hand, teams from across Durham geared up to create a masterpiece and give back to the community Saturday.The fourth annual Creative Food Drive (CFD) brought together businesses, schools and non-profits to raise ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
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Baumgartner Vaughan: Duke makes game day affordable

I was all set to write a column griping about the high cost of attending an ACC football game. Tickets are $60 each now, which is costly for a family outing and all that goes with it. The recession has taken its toll on the wallets of college fans, and ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]

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"With this new incentive program, Hartsfield-Jackson will be better positioned to attract additional passenger and cargo carriers to Atlanta" the airport's Interim General Manager Miguel Southwell said when the Atlanta City Council approved the program in April
"Hospitals in North Carolina and across the nation feel the effects of declining demand for inpatient care combined with reduced payer reimbursement,” said Patrick Easterling, senior vice president of Novant Health consumer operations, in a release from the hospital. “With the changes occurring in health care, a realignment of our services is necessary to preserve our ability to provide care for our community.”"
This is the second in a series of conversations to address the impact of "250 years of slavery; 90 years of Jim Crow; 60 years of separate but equal; 35 years of state-sanctioned redlining" as described by Ta-Nehisi Coates in "The Case For Reparations" in the June 2014 issue of The Atlantic
According to the warrant, a family member of Reed's told Durham police that Reed was "in trouble" because "something had gotten out of hand and it had to do with sex, money and a person in a prominent position in the community."

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Another innocent man [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 1 hour ago]
Fire damages house on Nash Street [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 1 hour ago]
Neil Offen: Listening to the Supremes [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 5 hours ago]
Business briefs, Oct. 20 [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 12 hours ago]
UNC professors speak on Wainstein report expect... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 15 hours ago]
SNCC’s peaceful protest discussed at Durham lib... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 15 hours ago]
Taste-testing to put food on tables [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 16 hours ago]
‘He has built cultural bridges’ [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 16 hours ago]
Chapel Hill looks at bullying; discusses proble... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 19 2014]
PECKING ORDER: Fowl fans flock to Bull City Coo... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 19 2014]
Drive makes it OK to play with food [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Baumgartner Vaughan: Duke makes game day afford... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Local briefs, Oct. 19 [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Renters seek help from town government [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Challenge of airport economics [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Price of new police HQ site: $5.5M [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Treatment program seeks to expand to 'heal more... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
City, county, Marriott operator settle lawsuit [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Trinity Park, a neighborhood with a long history [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Field Days teach 3rd graders about the environm... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Check out these opportunities to volunteer [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Hidden Gems of the Eno: Cabe Lands Cemetery [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Volunteer of the Week: Roy Mingus [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
Letters to the Editor, Oct. 19 [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 18 2014]
No charges in fatal Chapel Hill collision [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 17 2014]
Celebrate Food Day locally [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 17 2014]
Fighting crime with literacy [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 17 2014]
TV actress shares story with Hillside students [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 17 2014]
Health care providers feel effects of changing ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 17 2014]
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