Monday, July 6th, 2015

US Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch convenes a Civil Rights Roundtable at NCCU. The NCDOT & NCDENR reach an agreement on the Bonner Bridge. And Kelley McHenry looks at how clean drinking water comes to our homes.

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Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

PrecisionHawk is working with the FAA to manage flight for unmanned aerial vehicles. Guilford Tech is training the next generation of pilots. The "Miracle on the Hudson" plane is on display at the Carolinas Aviation Museum. And Author Hal Crowther talks about his latest book.

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US Attorney General Loretta Lynch | Civil Rights Roundtable

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch took part in a Civil Rights Roundtable at North Carolina Central University on July 1st. Human Trafficking, Racial Profiling, and Racial Disparities in Education were among the topics discussed.

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Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

A new report offers guidelines for the potential impacts of sea level rise along the NC coast. Spencer Rogers of the NC Sea Grant talks in-depth with us about the report. And a look at plans to protect and preserve our water supply going forward.

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Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

A special exhibit at Discovery Place in Charlotte highlights the history of the guitar. The NC Folklife Institute preserves our state's cultural traditions. Danielle Andrews & Marcus Anderson give us a preview of the Oak City Jazz Festival - including a performance by Marcus.

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Monday, June 29th, 2015

Producer Maria Lundberg shares her inspirational story & those of several other breast cancer survivors. Kelley McHenry looks at groundbreaking research being done into both the disease & potential treatments. And 99 year-old Harriet Thompson shares her own amazing story of overcoming odds.

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Faces of Cancer

Maria Lundberg presents the second installment of sharing her own personal experience as a breast cancer survivor. Maria brings us an update on her progress, and profiles others who are fighting and recovering from this disease. Breast cancer affects one in eight women in the United States.

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Friday, June 26th, 2015

Book Harvest works to provide reading material to children throughout the Triangle. Read & Feed helps underpriviliged children learn in a nurturing environment. Steve Lassiter is the NC Principal of the Year. And author Rob Dunn talks about his latest book.

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Thursday, June 25th, 2015

A Polk County cooking class, offered through NC Cooperative Extension, teaches all aspects of preparing healthy meals. A Central Carolina Community College program teaches students how to become successful, sustainable farmers. Plus we talk with UNC Pembroke Chancellor-Elect Dr. Robin Cummings.

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Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Researchers study what is causing the declining honey bee population. An Orange County man's unique business is dedicated to helping honey bees - by encouraging homes to "adopt" hives. And Leigh-Katherine Bonner talks about her work helping bees through her business, Bee Downtown, which focuses on rooftop bee-keeping.

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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Senior Legislative Correspondent Kelly McCullen sits down with Governor Pat McCrory for a frank discussion of the work of state lawmakers as the end of the fiscal year approaches.

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Monday, June 22nd, 2015

A new documentary profiles Joseph Sledge, who was wrongly-convicted & recently exonerated after more than 30 years in prison. Sharon Stallato of the NC Innocence Inquiry Commission talks about this case & how they work to seek the truth in criminal cases. The Veterans Treatment Court assists veterans who have been charged with crimes. Greensboro police are using cameras to help them on the job.

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Friday, June 19th, 2015

The Mobile Arts & Community Experience brings community-centric programming to Charlotte neighborhoods. The Kinston SmART Community brings artists, visitors, & businesses back into town. Author Frances Mayes talks about her new book. And Carowinds' new roller coaster is a hit with park visitors.

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NC Now Special: My Home-A Conversation with Richard Petty

Heather Burgiss travels to Randleman to visit the man & legend known to many as simply “The King” — NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty. He is the most decorated driver in the history of NASCAR racing, with 200 career races & seven NASCAR Cup championships. Heather talks with Mr. Petty as he reveals some personal thoughts about his NASCAR legacy, family and his North Carolina home.

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NC Arboretum | National Climate Data Center

The Arboretum is strengthening its connections with the National Climate Data Center in an effort to make Asheville the national Center of Climate Data when it comes to business economic development. The Arboretum & other entities are working to keep the climate expertise in Asheville as businesses in the state, & across the country, are depending on climate data to determine their locations.

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Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

State Veterinarian Dr. Douglas Meckes talks about preparations officials are making for a possible influx of Avian flu. Researchers have completed an extensive project to map the NC coastline. And the NC Arboretum is working with the National Climate Data Center to help make Asheville the Center of Climate Data.

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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

A tour of the completed I-485 loop around Charlotte. A look at high speed internet infrastructure. And the Legislative Black Caucus works to provide scholarships for students at our state's HBCU's.

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Monday, June 15th, 2015

NCSU mechanical & engineering students earn top honors in robotics competitions. Morehead Planetarium helped train NASA astronauts. The PBS Online Film Festival kicked off today with 3 NC films in competition.

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Friday, June 12th, 2015

An NCSU team has developed a high-tech vest to help guide rescue animals. The Livestock Conservancy partnered with a Pittsboro elementary school to help raise heritage breed chickens. And author Joseph Bathanti talks about his new book.

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Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Adapting for the times is helping Buck Stove continue producing its products in NC. Pharr Yarns celebrates 75 years in our state. A Raleigh youth & his parents create a business to inspire philanthropy among children. And Joey Powell's Me Fine Foundation helps families with critically ill children in area hospitals.

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Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Duke University prepares a long-term study tracking 25,000 participants over their lifespan. NCSU's campus-wide sustainability efforts include an aggressively creative recycling program. And STEM For Kids Founder & CEO Moni Singh is a 40 Under 40 Award recipient.

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Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

The Fight Crime Invest In Kids program aims to reduce recidivism among women at high-risk of being sent to prison. 40 Under 40 Award winner Attrayus Goode focuses on underrepresented populations with his organization Movement of Youth. And one Wake County family added 6 members to its clan by adopting 6 siblings from Latvia.

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Monday, June 8th, 2015

Belhaven NC's mayor leads a walk to DC to raise awareness of the potential closing of rural hospitals. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Ctr works to develop medicines faster & at lower cost to consumers. PBS NewsHour travels to Africa to learn about efforts to combat Ebola. Becky Jacobs of Simple Change Wellness is a 40 Under 40 Award recipient. Plus Grocers on Wheels brings healthy food to the needy.

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Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Cary hosts the NCAA Div. II baseball championships. Ultimate Disc breaks out of college quads & into the professional leagues. Former NFL player & motivational speaker Perry Williams talks about his programs for youth. And a Duke neuroscientist has invented a robotic suit to help the paralyzed walk.

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Monday, July 6th, 2015

US Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch holds a Civil Rights Roundtable at NCCU.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

A NC company is developing an "air traffic control" system for drones.

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch | Civil Rights Roundtable

US Atty Gen Loretta Lynch participates in a Civil Rights Roundtable discussion at NCCU.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

NC communities prepare for the potential impacts of sea level rise.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

A new exhibit highlights the history of the guitar.

Monday, June 29th, 2015

A look at cancer through the eyes of survivors & the microscope of researchers.

Faces of Cancer

Producer Maria Lundberg, herself a survivor, talks with other breast cancer survivors.

Friday, June 26th, 2015

The Book Harvest Book Fair in Durham gave books to children.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

NC Cooperative Extension offers a popular cooking class in Polk County.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Researchers in RTP are working to figure out how to save the honey bee.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

A conversation with Governor Pat McCrory.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

A new documentary looks at the case of Joseph Sledge.

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Charlotte communities benefit from a mobile art facility.

NC Now Special: My Home-A Conversation with Richard Petty

A conversation with NASCAR & NC legend Richard Petty.

NC Arboretum | National Climate Data Center

The NC Arboretum offers leadership & training in resilience & climate adaptation.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

NC officials prepare for the possible impacts of Avian flu.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

I-485 is now complete around Charlotte.

Monday, June 15th, 2015

NCSU students take top honors with their custom-built drone.

Friday, June 12th, 2015

NCSU researchers develop a vest to help search & rescue dogs.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Buck Stove is committed to making its products here in our state.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Researchers launch a long-term study of a variety of health issues.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

A special program sends nurses on in-home visits to women at high-risk for incarceration.

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Belhaven continues the fight to reopen its hospital.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

The NCAA Division II baseball championships are underway in Cary.

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