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Study: Some masks may be worse than no mask at all

By now we all know that N-95 masks are better than surgical masks which are better than cloth masks which are better than a scarf or bandana. But are they all better than nothing?

Duke campus housing only for 1st, 2nd year students in fall

Duke University in North Carolina says campus housing this fall will be only for first- and second-year students as a way to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

McCallie won’t return as Duke’s women’s basketball coach

Joanne P. McCallie won’t return for a 14th season as Duke’s women’s basketball coach.

North Carolina dog tests positive for COVID-19

The pet dog of a family taking part in a study at Duke University is apparently the first in the U.S. to test positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.

Duke, ECU and UNC form partnership to better understand COVID-19’s spread in NC

A new partnership among three North Carolina universities is aimed at better understanding the spread of COVID-19, including among those who never showed symptoms, Gov. Roy Cooper (D) said Friday.

Experts: Distancing rules improve North Carolina hospital odds

A collection of North Carolina experts Monday released a composite modeling forecast looking at how COVID-19 could affect North Carolina in the coming months.

Duke University moves classes online amid coronavirus concerns

Duke University announced Tuesday all classes will switch to an online platform starting March 23.

Coach K remembers Kobe, berates fans as Duke beats Pitt

Vernon Carey Jr. scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as No. 9 Duke beat Pittsburgh 79-67 on a night when both teams honored Kobe Bryant during a pregame ceremony at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

GoFundMe donations spike for SFA player after upset of Duke

The biggest winner in the aftermath of Stephen F. Austin’s shocking upset of No. 1 Duke might be the fundraising effort for the family of the player who hit the game-winning layup.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.