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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The NC Symphony's Music Workshop program brings classical music into the classroom. Music Director Grant Llewellyn gives a preview of the NC Symphony's new season. And we meet a scientist who specializes in snakes.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Sen.Kay Hagan talks about the issues of importance to NC. September is Hunger Action Month, we'll look at several organizations working to provide hunger relief in our state. One family business has found a way to combat hunger in some of the neediest areas. And parents & students in Erwin are reusing an old football field to create a community garden.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

The Triangle region ranks in the Top 10 nationally for entrepreneurship. Ken Burns debuts a new documentary on The Roosevelts. And presidential historian Dr. William Leuchtenburg talks about the Roosevelts' history & legacy.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Bull City history is told at the Durham History Hub. A Cary woman is archiving marital history with her wedding dress collection. The Havelock Tourist Center helps visitors experience the history of Craven County. And Julie Amani & David Bass talk traditional music in a preview of the annual Hoppin' John Festival.

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Senior Legislative correspondent Kelly McCullen talks with Governor Pat McCrory about the issues of importance to NC.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Lawmakers hear a report on NC's unemployment insurance program. State officials & individuals prepare for hurricanes. What researchers are learning from studying storms. And tips to help keep your family safe from other dangers at home.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Western Carolina University celebrates its 125th, while the WCU Sim Lab is gaining renown for its healthcare education program. Telepsychiatry is also gaining popularity in NC for its long-range ability to provide medical aid. And Ran Coble talks with us about the work & mission of the NC Ctr. For Public Policy Research, as he prepares to retire from its helm.

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Monday, September 8, 2014

We sit down with democratic congressional candidate Clay Aiken. Charlotte area neighborhoods are seeing an increase in the coyote population. The NC Zoo has expanded its polar bear exhibit. And Tar Heel Traveler Scott Mason tags along on a sea turtle rescue.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Dr. Brenda Cleary is running for the 13th Congressional District. The Wicked Chicken Auction sells chickens & barnyard birds to hobbyists & breeders. An Alamance County dairy farmer is working to preserve his business. And Bright Leaf Hot Dogs are among the Top 20 brands in the US.

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

US Senator Kay Hagan & NC Speaker of the House Thom Tillis face off in a candidates debate. Sean Haugh talks about his platform in the US Senate race. And a Marine veteran's small business is facing tough times despite national recognition.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Children learn to play in an orchestra with the Instrument Zoo. Ben Owen III & Lee Abbot talk about an annual exhibition at the Mint Museum. "Cotton" Ketchie is an artist in many mediums. And we visit the NC Music Hall of Fame.

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Friday, August 29, 2014

We look at school bus safety programs & practices. We tour East Carolina University. And we sit in on a session of the ECU Summer Guitar Festival.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

North Carolina is part of the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN). Dr. Joe Zublena talks about other projects underway at NC Cooperative Extension. RDU is part of the TSA's new Pre-Check Program. And the Exploring NC team visits Fort Bragg.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Electricity is being generated by biogas drawn from landfills in North Carolina. A Raleigh company is creating a vaccine for mosquito-borne illnesses. Dr. Diane Howell talks about the importance of vaccines in society. And UNC Health Care is recognized for its work both treating patients & as a community partner.

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Wicked Chicken Auction

The Wicked Chicken Auction, in Clayton, NC, brings breeders, hobby farmers and serious farmers under one roof to bid, buy and sell poultry. It's all about birds and the occasional barnyard animal and fans drive from miles around to spend Sunday afternoons at the Wicked Chicken. Kelly McCullen reports.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

UNC Professor Kevin Guskiewicz is an expert in concussion research. NC A&T researchers are developing soluble medical implants. And the NC Research Campus brings university & industry teams together for multiple research projects.

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Monday, August 25, 2014

We visit the campus of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Chancellor Anne Ponder talks about her work & plans as she prepares to retire from UNCA. And Asheville musician Paul Vo has invented an adaptor that changes the sound of a guitar.

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Community partnerships help the NC Arboretum advance its mission. The Read & Feed program helps underserved children. And author Sarah Dessen talks about her new book.

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NC Arboretum Cultivating Community

We continue our series on The North Carolina Arboretum with a look at the relationships The Arboretum nurtures to advance its mission areas of conservation, education, garden development, economic development, and research in Cultivating Community: The North Carolina Arboretum's Partners for Growth.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Chatham Co. 911 First Responder Memorial honors those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The Special Operations Forces K-9 Memorial honors military service dogs who have given their lives in the line of duty. Former Sec. of State Gen. Colin Powell addresses a forum at High Point University. The Eight Eighties are a group of veterans who are creating jobs while helping their fellow veterans.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

NC A&T researchers study ways to use coal ash as a building material. The Kenan Fellows Program gives classroom teachers real-world experience in science & technology. And Emil Kang gives us a preview of Carolina Performing Arts' new season.

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Alleghany County potters are carrying on our state's rich pottery tradition. The Callahan's of Calabash gift shop is a coastal tradition all its own. D.E. Turner Hardware has been an Iredell County attraction for 115 years. And a preview of the inaugural East Coast Jazz Festival.

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Monday, August 18, 2014

A Charlotte facility is helping to break the cycle of homelessness. GSK's Opportunity Scholarship program helps recipients reinvent their lives by helping fund their education. Black Issues Forum looks back on an historic moment in education. And Sparta-based pipe maker Dr. Grabow Pipes' products are nationally renowned.

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Roanoke River Lighthouse restoration project is complete & set to open to the public. Grimesland Plantation preserves the history of one of our state's Civil War communities. Sally Barker recreates works of art in quilts. And author Jill McCorkle talks about her new book.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A special program brings classical music into the classroom.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A conversation with US Senator Kay Hagan.

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Triangle is a hot spot for entrepreneurship.

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Durham History Hub showcases the story of the Bull City.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

A conversation with Governor Pat McCrory.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

How the Outer Banks prepares for hurricanes.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Western Carolina University marks its 125th anniversary.

Monday, September 8, 2014

How Charlotte residents are dealing with coyotes in their neighborhoods.

Friday, September 5, 2014

A conversation with US Congressional candidate Dr. Brenda Cleary.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

A look back at last night's US Senate Debate.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The NC Symphony's Instrument Zoo program teaches children to play musical instruments.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Back to School bus safety tips.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

NC Cooperative Extension helps citizens recover from disasters.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Many landfills in North Carolina capture biogas and turn it into electricity.

Wicked Chicken Auction

Clayton, NC's "Wicked Chicken Auction" sells hundreds of chickens to hobby farmers

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

A UNC professor is a leader in concussion research.

Monday, August 25, 2014

A tour of UNC Asheville.

Friday, August 22, 2014

The NC Arboretum cultivates both plants & partnerships.

NC Arboretum Cultivating Community

Community partnerships help the NC Arboretum advance its mission.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A tour of the Chatham County 911 First Responder Memorial.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Researchers are finding new use for coal ash - as a building material.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A profile of some unique Alleghany County potters.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Charlotte's Moore Place is providing apartments for the homeless.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The newly-restored Roanoke River Lighthouse prepares to reopen.

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