Tuesday, November 25, 2014

STEM Academies are helping educate African-American boys. NC Cooperative Extension teaches niche farmers to market their products. Plus a new documentary showcases the last years of writer & anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston.

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Lee Stem Schools

There's a school program in Durham North Carolina that is targeting low income African American boys - not those who are failing - but those who have measured potential to succeed. Producer Carol Jackson has the story.

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Monday, November 24, 2014

A special music therapy program helps disabled students learn to communicate. The WCU band is preparing to march in the Macy's Parade. The Wilmington Candlelight Tour is a holiday tradition. And poet Lenard Moore is a 2014 NC Award recipient.

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Friday, November 21, 2014

We meet a woman who is preserving the art & craft of taxidermy in NC. We visit the Durham History Hub. And filmmaker Marco Williams comes to NC to teach.

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Researchers at NC State University are creating viable implants with 3D printers. Meanwhile, NCSU's Dr. Jagdish Narayan is a leader in the field of nano-engineering. And photojournalist Janet Jarman is documenting the immigrant experience.

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Marisol, The American Dream | Immigrant Photographer

The federal government reports that 1,648 unaccompanied children were placed in North Carolina between January and August of 2014. Now photographs of one girl, Marisol, taken over 2 decades on both sides of the U.S. / Mexico border, are helping area teachers to better understand the undocumented immigrant experience. WUNC Producer Carol Jackson has the story.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Some NC farmers are using Aquaponics to farm in a more environmentally-friendly manner. Duck's Field Research Facility is helping scientists study the ocean. UNC Pembroke's Dr. Ben Bahr is a leading researcher in the study of Alzheimers Disease.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The CCCC Small Business Center helped one Chatham County couple develop their home businesses. The Forge Workshop helps Guilford County entrepreneurs start businesses. GTCC's Get on Track program helps non-traditional students get back in the classroom. UNC-GA's online educational initiatives are winning national recognition.

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Monday, November 17, 2014

CCCC's Small Business Center helps NC businesses get started. Two business incubators in Charlotte help inventors bring their products to market. And Robert Ingram talks about receiving a 2014 North Carolina Award.

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Friday, November 14, 2014

We meet the 4 baby lion cubs at the NC Zoo. Dr. Betsy Bennett talks about receiving a 2014 NC Award. The NC Museum of Art unveils a new exhibit focusing on small works of art - the exhibit's curator, Dennis Weller, gives us a preview.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Harnett Central H.S. students are taking classes to become firefighters. The NC Wildlife Resources Commission uses controlled burns to maintain game-lands. Thistle & Shamrock host Fiona Ritchie & co-author Doug Orr talk about their new book "Wayfaring Stranger." Plus the NC Museum of History shines a spotlight on our state's film industry.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin talks about improving the state court system. Researchers are studying acorns to test the health of the forest ecosystem. Muscadine & Scuppernong grapes are boosting the health of both people & our state's economy.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

We honor our Veterans with a look back at Fayetteville's Veterans Parade, a conversation about a Fort Bragg education program aiding military members, a discussion with Allegra Jordan about her new book on World War I, and a Carolina-born Veteran shares her personal story.

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Monday, November 10, 2014

WCU celebrates its 125th anniversary. Chancellor Harold Martin & Chancellor Randy Woodson talk about the Campus Security Initative's recent report. And Dan Brawley previews the 20th annual Cucalorus Film Festival.

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Friday, November 7, 2014

The Eastern Surfing Championships took place recently at Nags Head. Also along the coast,it's prime season for Charcoal Mullet. The UNC School of the Arts is a premiere arts conservatory. And we talk with new UNCSA Chancellor Lindsay Bierman.

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Pharr Yarns celebrates its 75th anniversary. Mangum-Cater Pots showcases the heritage of Alleghany County pottery. Ken Atkins talks about the proposed Chatham Park development. And Smedes York talks about his new book of memoirs.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

We wrap up Election season with a look back at yesterday's results, a lesson in the science of political polling, & a conversation about how well this year's polling predicted the election results.

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

North Carolina voters cast ballots in state & national elections. Joe Stewart of the NC Free Enterprise Foundation talks about trends at the polls. Former Raleigh Mayor Smeads York talks about his own political career. And the Kenan Fellows program provides continuing education options for teachers.

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Monday, November 3, 2014

NC DHHS updates us on the Ebola epidemic & the state's response plans. arcBARKS makes tasty treats for dogs while also enhancing the lives of its employees. The NC Symphony's Music Workshops program brings classical music into the classroom. FSU's Performing Arts program has shows for all audiences. And Maestro Timothy Myers previews the NC Opera's new season.

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Friday, October 31, 2014

We conclude our series of conversations with the candidates running for US Congress with George Holding. A Greensboro company caters to man's best friend. And Bob Garner shares the history of country ham.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

We continue our series of conversations with the candidates running for US Congress with Tate McQueen. UNCG students are preparing for hospitality careers with a focus on the environment. And NC Cooperative Extension works to protect our natural resources.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Congressional candidate Mark Walker talks about his platform in Election 2014. The College of Textiles at NCSU is developing "smart" fabrics. And researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine are growing synthetic organs to test new drug therapies.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

We tour historic Bennett Place in Durham and visit the Poplar Grove Plantation in Wilmington. We take in the 20th anniversary of the Orange County Artists Guild Open Studio Tour. And Patrick Woodie talks about the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

We continue our series of conversations with the candidates running for US Congress with Antonio Blue. We look at the potential impacts of new Voter ID laws. And ASU's Dr. Kurt Michael receives the 2014 Award for Excellence in Public Service.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A special program provides STEM education to African-American boys.

Lee Stem Schools

Former NC Senator Howard Lee has established STEM academies to teach African-American boys

Monday, November 24, 2014

How music therapy is helping some students learn to communicate.

Friday, November 21, 2014

The age-old art of taxidermy is still practiced in our state.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

NCSU researchers are using 3D printing to create medical implants.

Marisol, The American Dream | Immigrant Photographer

Photojournalist Janet Jarman is documenting the immigrant experience.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The science of Aquaponics is transforming farms in our state.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A NC couple has developed two unique small businesses with help from CCCC.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Central Carolina Community College helps nurture small businesses in NC.

Friday, November 14, 2014

The baby lion cubs are now on display at the NC Zoo.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

A special program helps high school students become certified as fire fighters.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

How the acorn can help gauge the health of our ecosystem.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

We celebrate our servicemen & servicewomen on this Veterans Day.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Western Carolina University marks 125 years.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Top amateur surfers recently competed in the Eastern Championships at Nags Head.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

A Gaston County business is marking a milestone anniversary.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

A look back at Election 2014.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

A look at voter turnout in Election 2014.

Monday, November 3, 2014

A Greensboro company is making a positive impact on both its customers and its employees.

Friday, October 31, 2014

A conversation with Congressional candidate George Holding.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A conversation with Congressional candidate Tate McQueen.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A conversation with Congressional candidate Mark Walker.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Bennett Place is a showcase of NC Civil War history.

Monday, October 27, 2014

A conversation with Congressional candidate Antonio Blue.

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