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  • Duke women’s basketball fans shoot for world record

    Despite the absence of many students on holiday break, more than 6,000 people showed up at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Sunday afternoon seeking not only a Duke women’s basketball win against the Kentucky Wildcats but also a world record.

  • Wake County to provide millions of dollars to support 12 elementary schools

    The Wake County school system is starting a new program to support 12 “high-needs” elementary schools with help such as higher pay for teachers, more professional development, more technology and additional positions to deal with the high-concentration...


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