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Treacherous roads keep many home

(01/27/04 5:00am)

Durham and the Triangle lay under a blanket of snow Monday morning that left classes canceled at the major universities in the area and city government offices closed. The National Weather Service had predicted up to a quarter-inch of ice would lie on top of the several inches of snow by the end of Monday. The thaw was not expected to begin until noon Tuesday, when temperatures will finally rise above freezing.

Easley initiates grants to help manufacturing

(01/14/04 5:00am)

At a state economic forum Jan. 5, experts had mixed news for citizens. The state's unemployment rate will decline. Interest rates will remain low. But the stigma of the failing manufacturing industry will continue to afflict many communities and dampen the state's performance, according to some business leaders. Most seem to agree that much of the industry is transferring overseas, where production costs are much lower.

City contracts with firm

(04/22/03 4:00am)

Sticking to a campaign pledge to do whatever it takes to reduce crime in Durham, Mayor Bill Bell announced a contract Monday night that will bring in full-time security personnel for the Durham Area Transit Authority. This contract comes on the heels of three gunfire incidents, all thought by the police to be gang-related, that have damaged city buses in recent weeks.