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Friday, April 24th, 2015

CCCC's Sustainable Farming program brings farmers into the classroom & takes students into the fields. The Livestock Conservancy in Pittsboro works with elementary students on a chick hatching project. And the Conservators Center protects and promotes wildlife.

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Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

The Know Your Farm tour connects local farmers with area consumers. US Rep. Renee Ellmers talks about her work during the current Congressional session. And David Wohl & Lucas Stone preview the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's upcoming Take Steps fundraising walk.

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US Rep. Renee Ellmers | NC 2nd Congressional District

US Representative Renee Ellmers is in her second term representing North Carolina's second Congressional district. Jeff Smith recently caught up with Congresswoman Ellmers in her Washington DC office to talk about the items on her agenda during this 114th session of the U.S. Congress.

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Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Natural microbes can complement traditional fertilizers to help farmers maintain their fields. Google & Appalachian State are co-sponsoring the NC Gravity Games this weekend. The NC Zoo helps preserve & protect wildlife from around the world. The Greensboro Science Center is hosting a special event to support wildlife conservation efforts.

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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

A new documentary looks at the life & work of former Gov. Jim Hunt. Governor Hunt talks with us about his work with the Emerging Issues Forum. We talk with US Sen. Thom Tillis. And author EC Hanes talks about his new book.

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US Senator Thom Tillis | (R) North Carolina

Jeff Smith has a conversation with US Senator Thom Tillis in Washington. NC's newest Senator on Capitol Hill is serving on the Special Committee on Aging, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, Committee on Armed Services, Committee on the Judiciary & Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Sen. Tillis talks about what he has been working on since becoming a member of the 114th US Congress.

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Monday, April 20th, 2015

A look at international adoption through the eyes of one NC family. The Durham Bulls are one of the best-known minor league baseball teams in the country...& they're hosting a special event as part of the NC Science Festival.

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Friday, April 17th, 2015

The Hackathon brings talented programmers together to create new computer programs. Dr. Cat Warren talks about the "science of the sniff" & the power of a dog's sense of smell. Plus Carowinds unleashes its new roller coaster - Fury 325.

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Thursday, April 16th, 2015

How the NC Arboretum is a tourist draw as well as an economic engine for the region. Andrew Rodgers previews the 17th annual RiverRun International Film Festival. Dr. David Holley talks about the Greensboro Opera's participation in the NC Science Festival with a performance of the opera "Galileo Galilei."

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NC Arboretum | Tourism

In addition to its roles in research & economic development, The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville attracts thousands of visitors to Western North Carolina & travelers along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We continue our series on The Arboretum with a look at the substantial tourism draw it has for the region & the state.

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

We took a behind-the-scenes look at what makes Carolina clay such a good pottery material. We tour the NC Folklife Institute as they celebrate their 40th anniversary. Plus Kelly Witter talks about cutting edge environmental research at EPA.

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Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

NCSU's Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi is recognized with an O Max Gardner Award. Kelley McHenry brings the topic of fetal surgery to the Tar Heel state with a profile of one family that underwent the procedure at UNC Hospital. And author Kim Church talks about her new book.

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Monday, April 13th, 2015

UNC Charlotte professor Pinku Mukherjee is a 2015 O. Max Gardner Award recipient. Susan White previews this week's NC Coastal Conference. And Emory Ortiz previews the Catapult Physics event taking place tomorrow as part of the NC Science Festival.

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Friday, April 10th, 2015

A Chapel Hill Boy Scout troop takes on a unique fundraiser for a special charity. The Asheville Symphony draws large crowds to its inaugural Amadeus Festival. Jeanne Milliken Bonds talks about the Federal Reserve of Richmond's work to support & grow communities & the workforce. And Adrienne Roethling previews the NC Science Festival event The Roots of Our Nutrition.

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Thursday, April 9th, 2015

FSU's performing arts department prepares students for careers in the arts. The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project continues as the student teams go through their 1st Gateway review. Dr. Elizabeth Johnson & Dr. Marianne Wardle give us a preview of Seeing Color: Art, Vision & The Brain. And author Earl Swift talks about his new book.

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Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

The Biomechanics Lab at ECU helps scientists understand how & why people move they way they do. The CED Life Science Conference drew experts & industry leaders from across the country. Kari Wouk & Phil Bradley of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences give us a preview of the Triangle SciTech Expo coming up this weekend. Duke Chang talks about how Fidelity Labs is working to be an innovation catalyst.

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Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The Freedom Academy educates Pre-K through 3rd graders with no tuition. David Stein & 3 students from the John Hope Franklin Scholars Program talk about their self-published book on the impact of the late historian & activist. Coach Michael Lawson & Leroy Walker Jr. talk about NCCU's upcoming Alumni Track & Field Weekend & honoring the late Coach Dr. Leroy Walker Sr.

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Monday, April 6th, 2015

North Carolina Now Producer/Reporter Maria Lundberg shares her personal journey through breast cancer. Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are developing new cancer treatments. And Phyllis Nunn of the NC Greyhound Adoption Promotion talks about Greyhound Adoption Month.

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Maria's Journey

North Carolina Now Producer-Reporter Maria Lundberg recently faced a medical crisis she wants to share with our viewers, in hopes that her experience might help others in a similar situation. Here's Maria's story, in her own words.

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Discovery Place hosts an exhibition on master magician Harry Houdini. The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project tasks students with bringing an original scene to life on stage. Sculptor Simon Verity works with students at Duke to bridge the gap between art & viewer. Plus US Rep. David Price talks about how to foster innovation & growth in our state.

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are using DNA sequencing to customize cancer treatment. Filmmakers Monica Lange & Bonnie Cutler talk about their new documentary Twice Born, which focuses on families & medical teams working to help babies still in the womb have a better chance at life.

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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Front Street Brewery in Wilmington is crafting up big business. Farmers are using special techniques to grow strawberries in the winter. Meridith Elliott Powell shares her expertise in business planning. And a preview of the new documentary What Love Is: Duke Pathfinders 50, filmed right here in NC.

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Monday, March 30th, 2015

Johnson's Burgers in Siler City is drawing tourists from far & wide to taste their famous fare. Melvin's Hamburgers in Elizabethtown has also gained great renown for its meals. And Fincastle's Diner in Greensboro combines burgers, appetizers, & ambiance to serve up big business. Sow Much Good is working to overcome food deserts in Charlotte. And author Rebecca Lee talks about her new book.

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Friday, March 27th, 2015

We conclude our series on the music education concert series as the students attend a live performance by the NC Symphony. Soprano Andrea Edith Moore & composer Daniel Davis give us a preview of the upcoming multimedia event "Family Secrets," plus a performance of one of the songs from the show. And author Sheri Castle talks about her new book.

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Friday, April 24th, 2015

A special program at CCCC uses successful farmers to teach students.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

A special tour helps consumers get to know their local farmers.

US Rep. Renee Ellmers | NC 2nd Congressional District

A conversation with Congresswoman Renee Ellmers.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Scientists are using naturally-occurring microbes to help farmers.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

A new documentary profiles former Gov. Jim Hunt.

US Senator Thom Tillis | (R) North Carolina

A conversation with US Senator Thom Tillis.

Monday, April 20th, 2015

A Raleigh family adopts 6 siblings from Latvia.

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Computer "hackers" gather for an event to HELP businesses.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

The NC Arboretum draws tourists from near & far.

NC Arboretum | Tourism

The NC Arboretum draws tourists from near & far to visit our state.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Master potter Ben Owen III shares the science of good clay.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

NCSU's Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi receives an O Max Gardner Award.

Monday, April 13th, 2015

UNCC's Dr. Pinku Mukherjee receives an O. Max Gardner Award.

Friday, April 10th, 2015

A Chapel Hill Boy Scout troop puts the pedal to the metal for charity.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

A look at arts education at two UNC campuses.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

ECU researchers use biomechanics to study how we move.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The Freedom Academy offers top notch education with no tuition.

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Producer Maria Lundberg shares her personal journey through breast cancer.

Maria's Journey

Producer Maria Lundberg shares her personal journey through breast cancer.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

A new exhibit, inspired by Harry Houdini, spotlights the science of magic.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Researchers are using DNA sequencing to customize cancer treatment.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Wilmington's Front Street Brewery is crafting a name for itself with its beers & more.

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Johnson's Burgers has been drawing diners to Siler City for over 60 years.

Friday, March 27th, 2015

The NC Symphony's music education concert series concludes with a live performance.

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