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NC State anthropology professor Ann Ross helped solve the murder of Laura Ackerson by Grant Hayes. Ross was asked for help by the NC chief medical examiner and provided evidence that Hayes murdered Ackerson after examining Ackerson’s bones and those of juvenile pigs who had both been cut using a mechanical saw. Specific details of the investigation and Ross’ contribution through her knowledge of anthropology and forensic science are detailed.
The Bull Durham Blues Festival is looking for ways to remain relevant and attract festival goers. Executive director Angela Lee is looking to do that by reenergizing the talent, putting forth a diverse lineup, including international artists, and by including North Carolina and Durham artists. Lee is also looking for corporate sponsors to keep ticket prices down for the 26-year-old festival.