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  • Bianchi: Duke basketball is entering Jameis Winston territory regarding rape allegations

    Bianchi: Duke basketball is entering Jameis Winston territory regarding rape allegations
    It might be a good idea if Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski gives FSU football coach Jimbo Fisher a call on how to handle the damage control. Sadly, it seems that the venerable Coach K is about to enter the Jameis Winston zone when it comes to...
  • Dismissed Duke basketball player Rasheed Sulaimon accused of sexual assault, report states

    Two allegations of sexual assault were made publicly against former Duke men's basketball player Rasheed Sulaimon during the 2013-14 school year, the student newspaper at Duke reported Monday. According to The Chronicle, no official complaints were filed...
  • Muslim leaders in North Carolina welcome FBI probe into triple slaying

    Muslim leaders in North Carolina welcome FBI probe into triple slaying
    Muslim leaders in North Carolina on Friday welcomed an FBI decision to open a preliminary inquiry into the shooting deaths of three Muslim students this week in the scenic college town. The families of the three victims have demanded that federal...
  • Robert H. Chambers III

    Robert H. Chambers III
    Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
  • At Duke, many criticize decision not to broadcast Muslim prayer call

    At Duke, many criticize decision not to broadcast Muslim prayer call
    As they have almost every Friday for two years, Muslim students gathered at Duke University’s chapel for weekly prayers at midday Friday. But a university plan to sound the prayer call from the Duke University Chapel’s 210-foot bell tower...
  • Duke University cancels Muslim call to prayer from its famed chapel

    Duke University cancels Muslim call to prayer from its famed chapel
    Duke University canceled plans Thursday to broadcast a weekly Muslim call to prayer from its famed chapel, a move that was originally intended to reflect the school’s commitment to religious pluralism but instead backfired. “Duke remains...
  • Alaska's Fiddling Poet brings his strings and his stories to Virginia Beach

    Alaska's Fiddling Poet brings his strings and his stories to Virginia Beach
     Once upon a time, theer was a business major at Duke University whose big passion outside the classroom was tennis.  How Ken Waldman went from there to become billed as Alaska's Fiddling Poet ... well, that's a fairly organic tale, actually.  "Before...
  • 'Lettuce And Tomato' Stick Together

    Lettuce and tomato. This was the code name for Lexi Wallace and Tom Atwood. A name given to them, without their knowledge, during the first week of orientation at Duke University. Tom, from Woodstock, Conn., met Lexi, who grew up in Arizona, in the...
  • Respiratory therapists: 'Unsung heroes' help patients breathe easier

    Respiratory therapists: 'Unsung heroes' help patients breathe easier
    As a staff member in Rush University's respiratory therapy program, Jonathan Brady Scott is keenly aware of the value of his work. "What matters if you can't breathe?" he said. "Nothing at all." Director of clinical education and an assistant professor...
  • Dr. Cliff Ratliff Jr.

    Dr. Cliff Ratliff Jr.
    Dr. Cliff Ratliff Jr., a retired Baltimore internist who had been director of nuclear medicine at Saint Agnes Hospital, died Wednesday in his home at the Charlestown Retirement Community of respiratory failure. The former longtime Ellicott City resident...
  • Apprentice School: More than learning a trade in Newport News

    Apprentice School: More than learning a trade in Newport News
    Sara Ruggles helps create the big picture at Newport News Shipbuilding. Thanks partly to her, top executives can see how nuclear-powered warships fit together. Not bad for someone who was waiting on tables a few years ago. It was May 2008 when...