Duke’s office of student conduct opened an investigation into claims against former men’s basketball player Rasheed Sulamion last year and closed it when the claims could not be substantiated, Bob Ekstrand, Sulaimon’s lawyer, confirmed Thursday night.
Gov. Pat McCrory unveiled his proposed $21.5 billion budget Thursday, describing it as a conservative approach that makes cuts where needed in order to put money where it will have the most impact. The governor tried to keep the spotlight on education, emphasizing that more than $1 billion will have been spent on teacher pay during his first term in office, if the budget is adopted by the General Assembly. He said 56 percent of the budget would go to education.
Nearly 20 years and more than 100 pounds ago, this panhandler in the yellow knit cap, Ryan Hoffman, was a hulking offensive lineman for a North Carolina Tar Heels football team ranked in the top 10, a starting player renowned for his toughness and durability. Now his old Levis are so big that even a belt on its ninth notch can’t keep them from sagging below his hips.
Chimerix, the Durham developer of antivirals, posted a significantly larger financial loss for the 2014 fourth quarter as the drug maker ramped up expenses for clinical trials and other drug development activities.
Gov. Pat McCrory proposed his budget for the coming fiscal year, outlining a $21.5 billion spending plan that touches on every facet of state government. Here is a guide to the News & Observer’s coverage. Click on the headlines to read more.
President Barack Obama said the racial discrimination in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and he cast law enforcement reform as a chief struggle for today’s civil rights movement.
The Garner Trojans, who defeated South Central Pitt 75-64 Thursday night at the Crown Coliseum to advance to their first regional final in the 26-year run of coach Eddie Gray, had a whale of a day before the game tipped off.