Runner in Krispy Kreme Challenge dies

A runner in Saturday morning’s Krispy Kreme Challenge has died after dropping out of the race in the first mile because of chest pains, race organizers said Saturday afternoon.

Duke holds off Barber and NC State for 88-80 win

The Cameron Crazies welcomed back Mike Krzyzewski after a one-game hiatus with the flu and then his Duke team rewarded the legendary coach with another home win over NC State. Freshman Luke Kennard scored 26 points and caught fire from the 3-point range to carry the Blue Devils to a 88-80 win over the Wolfpack.

Raleigh’s sidewalk skirmish simply a symptom

The Raleigh City Council was clearly slow to comprehend its misstep on the number of bars allowed. Now it continues to mishandle the problem by a treatment regimen composed of superficial solutions including the vigorous early morning cleanup of bottles, cans and vomit from our public sidewalk. Once again, we are not attacking the disease.

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