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Duke and N.C. Central Universities are joining forces in a $1.9 million partnership to seed new medical research projects and train new researchers. Duke and N.C. Central Universities are joining forces in a $1.9 million partnership to seed new medical research projects and train new researchers.
Erik Lars Meyer, of Mystery Brewing Company in Hillsborough, is one of 127 living wage employers in Orange County. "If you take care of your employees," says Meyer, "they will take care of your business."
Route 202 closed for nearly four hours Wednesday after a two-car collision killed one driver and sent another to the hospital.
But this fall, medical students at Duke University's School of Medicine have the option to press pencil to paper. That's not to say the hands-on cadaver dissections are being phased out.
Orange County's government will continue spending tax dollars on chamber of commerce membership dues, but not as much as last year. Orange County Board of Commissioners Vice Chairwoman Penny Rich raised questions about payments to local chambers of commerce in June and argued for dropping a Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber membership.
State transportation officials urge motorists to avoid northbound Interstate 85 near mile marker 168 between N.C. 86 and U.S. 70 in Orange County due to a crash involving a tanker truck. I-85 North was closed in Hillsborough at Exit 163, I-40 East, due to a crash.
A police officer's quick work may have saved a man from being overcome by smoke and fire in his burning car Thursday. Police K-9 Officer Mike Toellen answered the call to help the Orange County Sheriff's Office with a car on fire in the middle of a field south of Hillsborough at 1:39 a.m. A resident flagged down the officers as they arrived at 4607 Old N.C. 86, police reported.
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