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Durham-based film company weaves stories through food

by Katie Reeder At Vittles Films, it’s not just about the food. It’s about the stories behind the food. “(Food) is a very universally understood thing and often helps people get over barriers that might otherwise keep them from listening to another person’s story,” D.L. Anderson, co-founder of Vittles, said. In 2011, Anderson teamed up […]


Despite success, bilingual programs face setbacks

by Lauren Hong At Frank Porter Graham Elementary, the welcome sign outside of the Chapel Hill-based school is in Spanish — because the school’s kindergarten students are more likely to be speaking Spanish than English. “I spent some time in the classroom with my kids when they were younger, and it was amazing to see […]


Priceless Gem: Laurel Kaye

Like most people, she loves chocolate, animals, reading, writing, cooking and drawing – but Laurel Kaye is not most people. Most people would not voluntarily sign up for a one-way trip to Mars, without any guarantee of returning to Earth. Kaye, a senior at Duke University, is one of the remaining 100 people of the […]

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Getting the Financial Management You Need

The beginning of a new year is a time when many people take a look at their investments to see how well they’ve done and whether they are still meeting their objectives.

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Reach Your Child’s Fullest Potential

Are you a parent who is concerned for your child and his development?

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