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Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

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  DURHAM, N.C. – A new genetic finding from Duke Medicine suggests that some people who are prone to hostility, anxiety and depression might also be hard-wired to gain weight when exposed to chronic stress.

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Voter Suppression:  One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

Voter Suppression: One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

By Peter Grear

Educate, organize and mobilize -- Around 30 days and counting, this election season is in the home stretch.  The highest profile race is for US Senate between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis.  

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Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

by Peter Grear

As we draw nearer to D-day, November 4, 2014, the political parties, candidates and pressure groups are identifying their issues, slates and strategies to win.  My title to this week’s commentary makes a gross understatement, judges matter. 

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Helping Military Wage War on Suicide

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 15 November 2010 13:15.

Thomas JoinerAmerican soldiers are taking their own lives in the largest numbers since the military began keeping records, and the Department of Defense has enlisted

Ship Named After Black Naval Officer

Written by Conway Jones on Monday, 15 November 2010 13:14.

USS Gravely, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer The USS Gravely, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, will be commissioned Nov. 20 in Wilmington, NC, becoming first U.S. Navy ship to be named in honor of an African-American commissioned Naval officer.

The Cost and Payoff of Great Teaching

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 15 November 2010 12:49.

Profit of EducationYou want more great teachers, the kind that demonstrably raise student achievement, the kind students remember years after finishing school?

What President Obama Should Do Next

Written by George E. Curry on Friday, 12 November 2010 13:54.

For Republicans, the November 2 midterm elections were about 2012, not 2010. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made that clear in a speech to the Heritage Foundation.

The People Have Spoken

Written by The Rev. Curtis E. Gatewood on Friday, 12 November 2010 13:56.

Perhaps Americans and President Barak Obama signed off on the notion that “The people have spoken” in Tuesday’s mid-term election, before taking the time to read what is hidden in small print.

The New Black Republicans: Fourteen Black Republicans ran for Congress

Written by Zenitha Prince on Friday, 12 November 2010 13:34.

Election Day victories for two Black Republicans raise a rare question in the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress: How will two African American members of the Grand Old Party interact with the Congressional Black Caucus?

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