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An Autopsy Appears to Contradict the Durham Police Department’s Account of How Frank Clark Died

The report released last week supports witnesses who say he was shot from behind while fleeing

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The Human Relations Commission Issues a Scathing Report About the Durham County Detention Facility

Among its recommendations: get rid of the cash-bail system

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Durham Approves Body Cams, But Are They a Waste of Money?

What’s the point of spending $1.4 million if the public can’t view the footage?

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The Case of Missing Durham County Ballots Referred to the SBI

State investigators will look into unopened ballots that went missing during the March 15 primary

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The Durham City Council Paid $90K for a Study That Found No Institutional Racism at the Police Department

Also, the study said city scrutiny was adversely affecting officers’ morale

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Why Are One out of Five Durham County Teachers Leaving Each Year?

Neighboring Triangle counties have lower turnover

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The Durham City Council Gave a Biotech Company $77,000. Here’s Why That’s a Bad Idea.

The city’s theory is that Almac would have taken its expansion elsewhere

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The Durham Jail Classifies Inmate Kitchen Workers as Volunteers

They’re not paid—which prisoner advocates say is akin to slave labor.

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Durham Public Schools Takes Small Steps Forward Where Giant Leaps Are Needed

The school district sets out to reduce suspensions and improve graduation rates

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Duke Energy May Build a Natural Gas Plant on Duke University’s Campus

Campus activists say the school’s plan don’t mesh with the school’s carbon-neutral goals

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Metered Parking Is (Probably) Coming to Downtown Durham This Fall

The city expects to generate more than $1.1 million

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Durham Officials Hope to Replicate a Raleigh Gang Truce

Last month, Raleigh gangs declared a cease-fire. The organizers of that truce look to do the same in Durham

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It’s a Washout, Not a Sinkhole, and Other Things You Need to Know about That Terrifying New Pit on Glenn Road in Durham

We get to the bottom of the mysterious hole that's appeared in the middle of a road in Durham

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The Durham Housing Authority Takes Stock after a Blistering Federal Critique

Incoming CEO Anthony Scott attempts to reform the struggling agency.

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What Will It Take for Durham to Clean Up the Area around N.C. Central?

The blocks around the NCCU’s campus are blighted and dangerous

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Jillian Johnson Won’t Back Down over Cop-Related Facebook Post

The freshman Durham City Council member wrote that “the most dangerous people with guns are cops and soldiers”

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Durham Shelters Move Away from the Old Services Model

In: rapid rehousing. Out: long-term sheltering

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A Federal Report Says the Durham County Jail Is Getting Better

But the jail needs to improve its mental health care

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In Durham, Rich Neighborhoods Have Plenty of Trees. Poor Neighborhoods, Not So Much

The differences in Durham’s tree canopy stem from eighty years of racist redlining

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Durham County’s Department of Social Services Wants More Money to Help Foster Parents

The state only has one person tasked with certifying foster homes

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