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Durham, NC, United States

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Blue Cross NC to cut rates for Affordable Care Act customers

Health Insurance premiums for many Affordable Care Act customers in the Triangle are set to drop next year. → Read More

Man gets first haircut in 15 years to join Army

Reynaldo Arroyo got his first haircut in 15 years so he could join the Army. → Read More

Raleigh's PNC Arena to implement clear bag-policy

Guests attending all events at PNC Arena will be required to carry a clear bag beginning September 18. → Read More

Has it gone too far? Spam jumps aboard pumpkin spice train

Starting September 23, customers can purchase limited-edition Spam Pumpkin Spice from Walmart and Spam's online stores. → Read More

Black men, going to church could make you fat, Duke study says

A new report from Duke University says attending church often can lead to weight gain. Research from Duke's Samuel DuBois Cook Center for Social Equity shows black men who attended church almost daily were almost three times more likely to be obese than t → Read More

Dole recalls baby spinach because of salmonella fears

Dole is recalling baby spinach sold in 10 states after a random sample tested positive for salmonella. → Read More

Bowls used at Chipotle contain cancer-causing chemicals, study shows

The chemicals also seep into the soil as the bowls break down, leading to toxic compost. → Read More

Raleigh non-profit caring for newborns of inmates gets a needed new home

A Raleigh non-profit in need of a place to go now has a new one thanks to a generous donation. Pharaoh's Daughter cares for newborns whose mothers are in jail. When the moms are released, Pharaoh's Daughter helps them to get back on their feet. The non-pr → Read More

New exhibit 'Uneven Ground' details housing inequality in Durham

A new exhibit on display at the Durham County Department of Public Health shows the significant role that housing inequality plays on public health. → Read More

Goat found wandering in Durham to remain with animal sanctuary...for now

Billy, a goat that was found wandering around Durham, will remain--at least temporarily--with the animal sanctuary that rescued him. → Read More

Historical highway marker to honor groundbreaking Durham tennis club

The state of North Carolina is honoring the Algonquin Tennis Club with a historical highway marker. The club was formed in 1922 in Durham to give aspiring African American tennis players a place to play. Blacks were not permitted to join the United States → Read More

Charlotte man survives after neck broken by Oak Island wave

When 37-year-old Lee Dingle from Raleigh broke his neck in a fatal accident at Oak Island beach, he was not the first to suffer this serious injury there. → Read More

The Durham Bulls Athletic Park is now sensory friendly

The Durham Bulls are taking steps to make visiting the ballpark a positive experience for everyone, including those with autism and PTSD. → Read More

Lost Durham goat to be sold at auction

Need a self-powered lawn mower? The Durham County Sheriff's Office is auctioning off a wandering goat after no one claimed the animal. → Read More

You can have your wine and Cheez-Its, too, thanks to Kellogg's

If you're a fan of wine and Cheez-Its, Kellogg's has come up with an easier way to enjoy them both. → Read More

Plant-based diet may help prevent Type 2 diabetes, study suggests

According to new research, you're 23 percent less likely to get diabetes if you eat a healthy plant-based diet. → Read More

North Carolina couple clones beloved cat for $25K

A North Carolina couple just couldn't bear to be without their cat named Cinnabun. → Read More

NC man sues Hardee's over meager hash rounds order, claims his civil rights were violated

In the lawsuit, Tommy Martin, of Mount Holly, claimed the fast-food restaurant violated his civil rights by not putting enough hash rounds on his plate. → Read More

NC man sues Hardee's over meager hash-rounds order, claims his civil rights were violated

In the lawsuit, Tommy Martin, of Mount Holly, claimed the fast-food restaurant violated his civil rights by not putting enough hash rounds on his plate. → Read More

New leadership for US Army Raleigh Recruiting Battalion

The Raleigh Recruiting Battalion welcomed a new leader at a change of command ceremony Friday at the North Carolina Museum of History. → Read More