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U.S. Education Sec. wants to improve resources to HBCUs

Congresswoman Alma Adams (N.C.-12) and the U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited Bennett College last Thursday to convene a roundtable of college and university presidents, chancellors and representatives from North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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Former council member returns for election season

Former Councilwoman T. Dianne Bellamy-Small announced, with a press conference at Libby Hill Seafood Restaurant on Tuesday, she was throwing her hat back into the political ring.

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Old School brings sold-out crowds to Hampton Jazz Festival

According to Hampton Jazz Festival organizers, more than 28,000 people were in attendance over the three-day event with sold out performances on Saturday and Sunday.

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Tragedy Strikes Charleston

The world is still reeling from the violence that took place on June 17 at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina.

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Support the Renaissance Community Co-op

Food is vital to our existence. We all need it. We all want it. What we all don’t have is easy access to quality food and this is a travesty.

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Trans fats to be removed from all foods

It’s a matter of your health

Some people have problems with government making policy for our foods. Unfortunately most of us are not aware of what goes into our foods especially that which is processed.

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Co-op construction begins, city seeks solutions to food deserts

Members of the Renaissance Community Co-op are one step closer to establishing their own community grocery store in northeast Greensboro.

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Dudley High & NCCU grad signs with Kansas City Royals

Kimber signed the contract on Monday evening at his home in Greensboro and flew to Arizona on Tuesday to join the Royals rookie team.

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Vacation do’s and don’ts

It’s a matter of your health

Remember, a vacation should recharge those batteries and expose you to something new and different. Enlarge the world you live in.

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Good and bad news in latest job numbers

The latest unemployment report sends a similar mixed message. While the unemployment rate ticked up from 5.4 percent to 5.5 percent, the good news is that 280,000 new jobs were created in May 2015.

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Greensboro Police Department pushes diversity recruitment

The Greensboro Police Department is now working on providing a more diverse police force, reflective of the community.

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N.C. bonds pkg. benefits HBCUs

Governor Pat McCrory visited North Carolina A&T State University on Wednesday, June 3 to discuss Connect N.C. bond projects planned for the school and to tour the N.C. A&T College of Engineering.

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The same-sex marriage issue is a diversion

Regardless of how you feel on this subject let me tell you, let it go.

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B. Smith seeks greater awareness of Alzheimer’s among minorities

Smith, the first African American woman to appear on the cover of Mademoiselle magazine in 1976, is reaching out to minorities who are battling Alzheimer’s disease.

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Few HBCUs at NCAA Outdoor Championships

The MEAC and SWAC had six male and two female athletes, and one relay team to qualify for the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championship

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Nursing programs unite to offer BA degrees

A local nursing initiative is seeking to increase the number of nurses graduating with bachelor’s degrees.

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Senate Bill 36 remains very viable at the General Assembly

Together, Greensboro residents and our representatives in the House can effectively “extinguish” SB 36.

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Stress can be good or not so good

It’s a matter of your health

Recent studies have shown that harnessing stress with the right attitude can indeed help in boosting your performance in demanding situations.

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Newton signs contract extension

Cam Newton, one of the most dynamic quarterbacks in the NFL, has signed a five-year contract extension with the Panthers through the 2020 season.

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Community unveils massacre marker

A marker erected to recognize the events of November 3, 1979 was unveiled on Sunday, May 24 at the intersection of McConnell Road and Willow Road.

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