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Area camps rely on donations to help kids go to summer camp

Thousands of children in the Triangle will attend some kind of summer camp this year with the fees paid in part or full by donations. Thousands more will miss out because camp organizers can’t raise enough money, or because families can’t afford the transportation needed to get their children to the camps. Educators say such summer activity can be critical in helping kids retain what they’ve learned during the school year.

Orange County

Carrboro Day reflects a town like no other

For the past 20 years, on the first Sunday in May, Carrboro residents gather on their town hall grounds to celebrate all that the things that makes the little town just south of Chapel Hill one of the most interesting destinations in North Carolina.

National

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots

The order for residents to stay home after 10 p.m. had been in place since Tuesday, and officials had planned to keep it in place through Sunday. Protests since Monday’s riots have been peaceful, and the announcement of charges against six officers involved in Gray’s arrest eased tensions.

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