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Milford Beacon
Updated at 9:39 AM

A 131-page report on the findings of the University of North Carolina's alleged academic fraud to benefit 3,100 students, 47 percent of whom were athletes, was released Wednesday. Independent investigator Kenneth Wainstein led the effort to get to the bottom of what transpired in Chapel Hill over the course of nearly three decades. Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports reported on the big news, noting that 10 players from UNC basketball's 2005 national title-winning squad were African-American studies...

Updated at 9:38 AM

As a writer, when I consume scripted entertainment, whether at the movies or watching television, I tend to view it through the lens of a writer. It’s not that everything else takes a backseat, because I?love a good acting performance, technical...

Updated at 9:19 AM

This place is for the dogs. And their owners, too.The Milford Dog Park, between Fisher Avenue and Marshall Street near the east end of the Riverwalk, scheduled to open by Nov. 1.

Updated at 8:53 AM

Three teenage girls are facing criminal charges in connection with a fight in Harrington earlier this month.

Posted at 2:01 AM

Week in religionCatholic bishops ended a two-week summit in Rome last week without coming to an agreement on the church’s teachings regarding gays and lesbians.

Posted at 2:01 AM

Pets have the power to render humans, well, more human. While dog walking and meeting others, I sense goodness on both ends of the leash. All my defenses go down, and that, my friend, is spiritual.

Posted at 2:01 AM

It’s not that “Bad Judge” is bad, exactly. It’s just not that good. Stuck somewhere between irreverent and feel good, the new comedy starring Kate Walsh as Rebecca Wright, the naughty jurist of the title, can’t decide what it wants to be, which...

Posted at 2:01 AM

I know there are people like me who feel drained after large gatherings. And people with the kind of depression that makes it almost impossible to plan ahead for social events. People with physical illnesses that make entertaining difficult,...

Updated at 1:42 AM

Slipping in here to offer just one simple tip today: AmazonSmile. If you haven’t heard, Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of most of your purchases to the charity of your choice. (My day job is at a non-profit. We’ve signed up for this...

Updated at 11:25 PM

Pumpkin spice is taking over in a big way—here are 11 recipes worthy of hype.

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