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Durham’s new Popeyes restaurant is so busy, it’s slowing traffic on Guess Road

People are so excited about Durham's first Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, they have been willing to wait in long lines to get some of the restaurant’s food. The restaurant on Guess Road near Interstate 85 opened last week, and its drawn such a crowd its turned the major thoroughfare into a parking lot. The traffic was so snarled that the city issued a traffic advisory and the owner had to hire someone to direct traffic, according to television station WRAL.

Arts & Culture

‘Curious’ visually stunning, but lacks novel’s intimacy

English author Mark Haddon’s moving bestseller, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” which chronicles the daunting difficulties faced by a 15-year-old boy somewhere on the autism spectrum, was adapted into an award-winning play. The national touring production now at DPAC faithfully reproduces the dazzling technical aspects of the Broadway version.

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DA says Copeland family wanted Suarez held responsible for death of their son

Orange-Chatham District Attorney Jim Woodall talks with reporters following the trial for Alejandro Suarez, he undocumented immigrant worker who left a construction truck unsecured before it rolled downhill, killing 5-year-old Everett Copeland.
Tammy Grubb tgrubb@newsobserver.com
DA says Copeland family wanted Suarez held responsible for death of their son 1:59

DA says Copeland family wanted Suarez held responsible for death of their son

Attorney for Suarez says accident was human error and not related to immigration status 1:40

Attorney for Suarez says accident was human error and not related to immigration status

Runners strip down for Undie Run to benefit tumor research 0:43

Runners strip down for Undie Run to benefit tumor research

Ringling Brothers Circus makes one last stop in Raleigh 1:29

Ringling Brothers Circus makes one last stop in Raleigh