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Autism study at Duke draws skepticism from experts

Durham - A bold, new study led by researchers at Duke University seeks to examine the applicability of umbilical cord stem cells for use in the treatment of autism.

Fan bills Duke $827.95 for UNC-Duke game postponement

Raleigh - A Duke University basketball fan who had tickets to the Wednesday game against University of North Carolina has sent Duke an invoice for $827.95, arguing that Duke should have been better prepared to play the game.

NBA: Jay Williams considered suicide after career-ending accident

Durham - In 2002, Jay Williams was on top of the world. In June, he was selected by the Chicago Bulls as the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft right behind Yao Ming. Less than a year later, the former Duke All-American's career was over.

9-month-old infant saved by rescue dog

Portland - A dog is being credited with saving the life of a Connecticut infant, alerting his owners after the child stopped breathing.

Duke still tops the list as favorite men's basketball team

As college basketball gets ready to crown its champion Monday night, it seems that a team that got beat early on is the favorite team, according to recent Harris Poll.

Op-Ed: Victory! Justice served for victimized Greek dogs

In an exemplary judgment that came on Monday, January 09, a Greek court sentenced a convict of animal cruelty 9 months in prison without parole as well as a monetary fine.

Duke Univ. Hosp. does first multiple live donor transplants in NC Special

Durham - Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC performed their first live kidney donor multiple patient transplant, becoming the first hospital in North Carolina to successfully master this medical technique, opening the door of possibilities for patients.

Duke's Coach K hits milestone

Duke University's Coach K hit yet another coaching milestone last night as he surpassed his mentor Bobby Knight for most wins by a college coach.

NBA: Cavs select Duke's Irving as top pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Duke point guard Kyrie Irving as their top pick in this year's NBA draft in Newmark, New Jersey, Thursday.

Florida school board gunman captured on video

Panama City - A gunman was captured on video when he confronted members of a Florida school board and fired at them, before being shot himself.

Prince Philip asks politician if she's wearing tartan knickers

Edinburgh - When the Duke of Edinburgh saw that many of the male politicians attending a papal reception were wearing tartan ties, he asked the female Scottish Consevative leader if she had tartan knickers.

World Basketball: Russians have Krzyzewski fired up

Thursday's meeting between the basketball's Team USA and Team Russia took another twist Wednesday as the Russian coach weighed in on the 1972 meeting between the two teams.

Duke and Butler part two in the works

The Men's NCAA Championship is not even a week old and already Duke and Butler might be finding themselves facing off again next season.

NCAA Basketball: Duke ends Butler's fantastic run

The Duke Blue Devils and the Butler Bulldogs met Monday night with the NCAA Men's basketball tournament on the line. Duke won in a nail-biter, winning by two points. For Coach K it would be his fourth championship at Duke.

Op-Ed: Why we root for the underdog

The NCAA tournament is left with just four horses, while the world is left with broken brackets everywhere. It is years like this one that make it so wonderful to root for the underdog.

Op-Ed: Why Duke Will Win the NCAA Men's Tournament

Indianapolis - This year could be Duke's year to win the NCAA basketball tournament. What makes them better than Butler, Michigan State or West Virginia?

NCAA: And then there were four

Indianapolis - The national collegiate championship semi-finals are set after a slate of games on Saturday and Sunday. One number one seed remains as Duke beat Baylor.

Duke Blue Devil Blues

Its no surprise or new to the college basketball world that the Duke Blue Devils are a premiere team in the college ranks, but what is a surprise is the lack of NBA championships from their alumni.

NCAA: Duke Handles Boston College

The Duke Blue Devils bounced back from their first ACC loss with a pounding of another ACC foe in Boston College at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

College Basketball: Georgia Tech Upsets Duke

Georgia Tech handed Duke their first ACC loss of the year and their second loss on the season in Atlanta Saturday afternoon.

NCAAB: Duke Handles Pennsylvania Easily

The Duke Blue Devils have five players score in double digits to dominate the Pennsylvania Quakers by 59 points at home.

Duke Blue Devils routs Gonzaga Bulldogs

The no.7 Duke Blue Devils held the no.15 Gonzaga Bulldogs to their lowest point total in 25 years as Duke continues to roll.

Coach K to host 17-Episode Show

Duke's Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski is now hosting a 17-episode show on Duke Blue Devils both present and past. The series could be seen in a total of 20 million homes.

Duke Star's Sister Killed In Accident

It is being reported that the family of Duke Blue Devils star Andre Dawkins was involved in a fatal car accident in West Virginia Saturday.

Wisconsin upsets Duke

In the Big Ten ACC challenge the Wisconsin Badgers takes on No. 5 Duke Blue Devils in Madison, Wisconsin and takes advantage of home court.

Monkeys as Smart as College Students at Performing Addition

Monkeys are as smart as average college students when it comes to mentally performing maths tasks. U.S. researchers from Duke University say they're the first to have proven this.

Duke Case Prosecutor Disbarred

A disciplinary committee announced that disgraced prosecutor Mike Nifong would be disbarred for his disastrous prosecution of three Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of rape.

Duke Lacrosse Prosecutor Facing Disbarment

Over a year ago, DA Mike Nifong brought charges against three Duke Lacrosse Players for rape of a stripper that attended a Lacrosse team party. Now Nifong faces charges of his own

Liar: Meet the woman behind the Duke case

Now that the case has been dropped, and the Duke players' names and likenesses have been dragged through the mud, I figure it's time for the world to meet Crystal Gail Mangum.

Duke Lacross Team Cleared of all Rape Charges - Should Black Community Apologize

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has just announced that all rape and assault charges have been dropped against the three Duke University lacrosse players.
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