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Report: Duke, UNC, NC State named in NCAA investigation into possible violations

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. 446 more words

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Man caught in Rocky Mount with Duke officer’s gun, 90 bags of heroin

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — A man who sped off in his vehicle after authorities noticed suspicious behavior was arrested in Rocky Mount and found to be in possession of a stolen gun and 90 bags of heroin, according to the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office. 249 more words

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Making The Most Of The End Of The Summer

I have a confession to make that might come of a surprise to some of you. Can you guess what it is? Alright, I will tell you. 1,072 more words


Duke University removes statue of Confederate general

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Duke University has removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee days after it was vandalized.

The university said it removed the carved limestone likeness early Saturday morning from Duke Chapel amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy. 86 more words

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Hotel Review: The Cape, a Thompson Hotel

Ah, Cabo San Lucas.  The most relaxing trip of our married life so far!

For us, it was important that wherever we stayed on this trip be a convenient, beautiful and relaxing place that we didn’t have to leave if we didn’t want to.   1,317 more words


The best vegetarian mac and cheese in Toronto

If the world was about to end and the only food available to eat was mac and cheese, I’d survive because it is my favourite food! 732 more words

Estée Lauder Fall Preview

Hello everyone! I was very fortunate to have been invited to the Estee Lauder Fall Press Preview at The Thompson Hotel in Toronto and am so excited to share with you this awesome event as well as give you a peek at what’s new in their collection.  340 more words