Steve Schewel


Alex Boerner

The new Durham Expunction and Restoration program has already dismissed more than 70,000 traffic and criminal cases, but expanding it will require resources—and political will. Read more

Durham County



On Monday, the transit agency asked for more light-rail negotiations. Today, Duke declined. Read more

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Steve Oliva and Christopher Williams

“I’m convinced they did not try to kill this light rail project because of all the things they mentioned. They did not want this project for some reason.” Read more

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Also on this week’s INDYcast: What you need to know about Durham Mayor Steve Schewel’s State of the City address and a hot new track from FFFOOLERY. Read more

Wake County


Jenny Warburg

“How are we going to make the city we love a city for all?” Read more

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Duke University

Through her recent book, Deondra Rose examines the role that higher education policies have played in empowering American women. Read more

Durham County

“I think we need to determine whether these incidents are the result of a few bad actors or if there’s a culture within the company that encourages or enables harmful behavior.” Read more

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City staff and officials were apparently unaware of lawsuits and court cases involving the security company Allied Universal before voting Thursday. Read more

Durham County


Courtesy of ShotSpotter

“It’s expensive, but so are human lives. What price do you place on a Bull City resident’s life?” Read more

Durham County

It often left us exhausted, sometimes exhilarated, and absolutely ready to hit the reset button Read more

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It's better than closing Blackwell Street, but would still cause construction and traffic problems, the theater's general manager says. Read more

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The lawsuit asks the court to invalidate a controversial resolution condemning foreign police-exchange programs. Read more

, Durham County

We asked nine prominent locals to bring their favorite dishes, from apps to ‘zerts. Read more



Photo courtesy of Lisa Prince

Make Durham Mayor Steve Schewel's Latkes, PBS Host Lisa Prince's Cheese Ball, and WRAL-TV's Ken Smith's Fried Sweet Plantains Read more

Food & Drink


Eamon Queeney

Last month, a private equity firm got the go-ahead to begin foreclosing on the mall. What will become of this North Durham institution now? Read more

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    Jenny Warburg

    Steve Schewel gives his 2019 State of the City address.

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