A new ProPublica project shows the academic achievement gap all over the country—and in North Carolina. Read more

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"Letting anyone have access to these files, and thus the ability to create undetectable, untraceable guns to hurt others, is a major threat to public safety." Read more

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Sara Pequeño

For the second time in three days, McDougald Terrace made their presence known at a Durham City Council meeting on Thursday. Read more

Durham County

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By Sindhoor Ambati

"We are not going away. We will keep being annoying, we will keep being loud." Read more

Wake County

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Screenshot of Durham City Council meeting

“But Durham is woke, right?” Read more

Durham County

Gather ’round, children, and let’s chat about eugenics and racism and the Extremely White Man who thinks diversity is something you “survive.” Read more

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Registering to vote doesn't have to be daunting. Read more

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Words by Jeffrey C. Billman. Graphic by Annie Maynard.

From 2010 to 2020, North Carolina will add about 1 million people. Read more

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“If we just take everything that we have, right where we are, we can create something that’s bigger than ourselves.” Read more

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The N.C. Department of Labor says the report doesn’t convey an accurate or complete picture. Read more

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At most area cafes, sensitive guts like mine are an afterthought. Read more

1,000 Words

Land banking, down payment assistance, low-income tax credits—or all of the above? Read more

Wake County


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The ArtsCenter caught a break. The Durham Housing Authority caught a case of terrible timing. Read more

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Wake County

In four years, the land has gotten much more valuable. Read more

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Design by Annie Maynard

“Dad, why do we have to live like this? When I go to my friends’ house, I don’t smell this smell.” Read more

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And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

Letters to the Editor

The American Dream rings increasingly hollow. Read more



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The verdict is a foregone conclusion. The question is whether Republicans will even feign interest in living up to the oath they took. Read more


Police have been tight-lipped about the deaths of two men in the city Monday morning. Read more

Durham County

From marches to book drives, we've got you covered. Read more

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