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Confederate Statue At Duke Chapel “Defaced,” University Says

A statue at Duke Chapel “bearing the likeness of Confederate General Robert E. Lee has been vandalized,” the university said in a statement. Damage to the figure’s face was discovered Thursday morning—three days after demonstrators pulled down a Confederate monument on Main Street in Durham and as monuments to the Confederacy are being removed and […]

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Guest column: Duke Energy makes plans for when sun goes dark

When a total solar eclipse glides over the country on Aug. 21, the moon will block more than 90 percent of the Carolinas’ sunshine.

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Duke Energy earnings up 35%; Charlotte lease deal in works

Duke Energy Corp. reports a 35% increase in second-quarter net income to $686 million, or 98 cents per diluted share. Adjusted earnings reached $707 million, or $1.01 per diluted share, meeting analysts’ expectations. In other developments, Duke will lease 83,000 square feet at Tompkins Hall, an adaptive-reuse project underway north of uptown Charlotte. The company […]

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Duke Alum Stephen Miller Defends Trump Administration’s Definitely-Not-Racist Plans to Curb Legal Immigration

It’s been another eventful twenty-four hours for Team Trump. Less than a day after details of the administration’s plan to sue universities over affirmative action policies that discriminate against white students were made public, the White House unveiled plans to limit legal immigration into the United States, especially for non-English speakers.…

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