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The District Attorney Declines to Prosecute the Cop Who Killed Frank Clark, But Residents of McDougald Terrace Still Doubt the Official Narrative

They’re also scared that Officer Charles Barkley will soon be back patrolling their neighborhood

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The Legislature’s New Sales-Tax Plan Is Going to Cost Durham Big

Between the city and county, Durham stands to lose more than $4.5 million

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Durham’s New Parking Meters Are Confusing. We’re Here to Help.

The meters are expected to raise $1.7 million a year. You might have to memorize your license plate number.

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Donald Trump Promised Big Bucks for Infrastructure. Could That Save Light Rail?

The $2.5 billion Durham-Orange County project needs a federal cash infusion

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Is Emerald City a Nuisance to Its Lakewood Neighbors, Or Is It Just in the Way?

After a recent shooting, neighbors asked the Durham City Council to take action

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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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Simple solution to the mess - officers STOP patrolling this neighborhood.

by Barbara 2 on The District Attorney Declines to Prosecute the Cop Who Killed Frank Clark, But Residents of McDougald Terrace Still Doubt the Official Narrative (Durham County)

Somebody has blocked a car in front of your driveway. You dont know what to do then call Xtreme Towing …

by noel on Free parking is expensive (Durham County)

Among NC's wealthiest counties, ranked by per capita income, Orange is the richest, Wake is #2, and Durham is #8. …

by McCleary on The Legislature’s New Sales-Tax Plan Is Going to Cost Durham Big (Durham County)

Punishment for Durham's votes and support of lgbtq citizens?

by J.P. McPickleshitter on The Legislature’s New Sales-Tax Plan Is Going to Cost Durham Big (Durham County)

When I hear the echo chamber justification for exchanging free parking for metered spaces, "something virtually every fast-growing city eventually …

by DR B on Durham’s New Parking Meters Are Confusing. We’re Here to Help. (Durham County)

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Simple solution to the mess - officers STOP patrolling this neighborhood.

by Barbara 2 on The District Attorney Declines to Prosecute the Cop Who Killed Frank Clark, But Residents of McDougald Terrace Still Doubt the Official Narrative (Durham County)

Somebody has blocked a car in front of your driveway. You dont know what to do then call Xtreme Towing …

by noel on Free parking is expensive (Durham County)

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