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Buying Local Through North Carolina

Chuck Kellen | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Chuck Kellen

Sometimes finding locally owned places can be a problem, but not in this part of North Carolina. The area was filled with local, healthy options to try.

A Cross-Country, Post-Election Pub Crawl

Fathom | Posted 01.07.2013 | Travel
Fathom

El Bait Shop in Des Moines claims that it's the only 1970s nautical-themed Mexican BBQ restaurant in America. This is probably true.

A Bull Of A Time In Durham

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I've come to Durham for the Annual Bull Durham Blues Festival, being held at the same ballpark where they filmed Bull Durham, but right now I'm learing about Southern cooking.

A Red Dawn Over Durham?

Steve Early | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Steve Early

Durham, England -- Although their histories are quite different, the British Labour Party and our U.S. Democrats have one thing in common: both like t...

Pair Of Prisoners Sentenced For Disemboweling Rapist

Posted 07.14.2012 | World

Michael Parr and Nathan Mann, two prisoners at Frankland Prison in Durham, England, were sentenced by a judge to life in prison for killing and disemb...

The North Carolina We Believe In

Nation Hahn | Posted 07.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Nation Hahn

People's fear has left them in disarray. which has, in turn, allowed cynical political operatives to urge them to "take our country back" and issue clarion calls to return to "the good old days."

Tire Store Shooting Leaves 2 Dead

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | Crime

DURHAM, N.C. -- Authorities say they are searching for a gunman who walked into a North Carolina tire store and shot four people, killing two and leav...

An All-Electric Vehicle: Up Close and Personal

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Ever wonder what one of those all-electric cars feels like when you're behind the wheel? Well, here's your chance.

Eleanor Goldberg

Firefighter Races Up Empire State In 50-Pound Gear For Cancer Research

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.10.2012 | Impact

After racing up the Empire State Building for charity while wearing 50 pounds of gear, Touche Howard dispelled his biggest fear -- that he would never...

Being Bi In Quasi-Liberal Southern Sub-Utopia

Jamie Stewart | Posted 04.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Jamie Stewart

There is a fairly healthy lesbian scene in Durham, so healthy that the local Durham magazine lists it as one of the reasons why Durham is "cool." But why is there is no regular scene for queer men here?

Duke Students Push For Change

AP | By TOM BREEN | Posted 01.24.2012 | Black Voices

DURHAM, N.C. -- A group of about two dozen Duke University students urged administrators Tuesday to create a better climate and provide more financial...

Populist Backlash Crushes Art Pope's Forces in North Carolina

Michael Carmichael | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.

Wrongly Accused Duke Lacrosse Players Ask For Lawsuit Against Durham To Proceed

AP | Posted 11.26.2011 | College

DURHAM, N.C. — A group of former Duke University lacrosse players wrongly arrested on rape charges in 2006 has asked a federal appeals court to ...

PHOTOS: 5 Day Trips From Newcastle, England

CheapOair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
CheapOair

If Newcastle, in North-East England, isn't on your list of places to visit in the United Kingdom, it's time to change the list. The city has changed u...

Just Like in Baseball, Business Coaching Can Build Trust, Credibly and Change Lives

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

A skilled business mentor can help you succeed. The late George Barley was mine. In 1930, the New York Yankees tried to recruit the talented pitcher...

Justice Probe of CIA Torture Evidence: Another Whitewash?

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

Here's why the Justice Department's halt to a key part of its CIA torture investigation looks like another whitewash. The DOJ compromised its probe ...

Ken Huneycutt, of Avon, 1960-2010

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Joseph 'Kenny' Huneycutt, 50, of Avon died Sunday. Ken was born March 5, 1960, in Durham, N.C. He was raised and educated in Reno, Nev. Ken ...

New Facts Call Into Question DOJ Investigations Past and Present

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

A question reporters and the public need to pursue is whether a culture of error and cover-up prevailed in the Department of Justice under Bush and continues under President Obama.

Burt's Bees Are Busy on the Sustainability Front

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.thegreengrok.com.A report from the headquarters of Burt's Bees. If you think about it, Burt's Bees -- maker of lip balms, skin cr...

Towns Battle For Fire Truck Cleaning In Census Challenge

The New Hampshire | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A three-town challenge has been set between the neighboring communities of UNH to encourage local participation in the 2010 U.S. Census. Durham Tow...