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Duke University names new president

Duke University has announced that Vincent Price, the provost of the University of Pennsylvania, will become Duke’s 10th president next year.

Crime

Two dead following shooting at Raleigh hotel

Police are investigating a Friday morning shooting that left two people dead in a hotel on Arrow Drive, near the Crabtree Valley Mall. Officers had secured a crime scene at the America’s Best Value Inn at 3921 Arrow Drive, and homicide detectives were working to determine what happened.

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Penn's Vincent Price is announced as Duke University's tenth president

Price addressed a crowd of students, administrators and supporters during the announcement ceremony Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 on the Duke Campus in Durham, N.C.
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Penn's Vincent Price is announced as Duke University's tenth president 2:13

Penn's Vincent Price is announced as Duke University's tenth president

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Holiday Places: Flotilla draws thousands for boat parade and giant fireworks display

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Trump selects "Mad Dog" Mattis for secretary of defense