Monday, October 20, 2014

In this special episode filmed on location at the Furniture Market in High Point, we learn about the Market's dramatic economic impact on our state & its many international connections. We talk with IMC President Tom Conley. We profile Asheboro-based Klaussner Home Furnishings. And we talk with artist Bill Mangum about his Klaussner furniture line.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Jonathan Barfield, Jr. is running for NC's 7th Congressional district. Surry Community College's Viticulture & Enology program is gaining international renown. Kelly McCullen tours the flower show at the NC State Fair. And Tar Heel Traveler Scott Mason visits a Warrenton group famous for making birdhouses.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

US Congresswoman Renee Ellmers talks about her platform in Election 2014. A wounded soldier reunites with the Duke medical team who saved him. A special memorial honors military service dogs killed in the line of duty. And it's opening day of the NC State Fair.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Researchers at the Duke Lemur Center are studying the primates behavior. The Raleigh Aquarium Society holds an annual fish auction. NATURE profiles animal misfits. Plus NCA&T's Dr. Perpetua Muganda leads an innovative study of an aggressive form of breast cancer.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

US Rep. David Price talks about the issues facing voters in Election 2014. Big Data is becoming big business in NC. And the UNCG School of Business is helping grow new businesses in the state's wine industry.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Innovative research at UNC-CH leads to breakthroughs in the study & treatment of Autism. A Hillsborough quilter transforms masterworks of art into a tangible viewing opportunity for the blind. And a new exhibit showcases the works of surrealist master Joan Miro.

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Dr. Seronda Robinson

The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. Although the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the US is VERY LOW, the CDC and partners are taking precautions to prevent this from happening. We recently sat down with epidemiolgist Dr. Seronda Robinson to find out more about the disease and what can be done to prevent its spread.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

NCCU Epidemiologist Dr. Seronda Robinson talks about Ebola. The Charlotte Wood Carvers Club is preserving & promoting the age-old hobby. Sparta's Dr. Grabow makes traditional smoking pipes. And we ride the rails on the New Hope Valley Railroad.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

We visit the Engineering Early College High School at UNC Charlotte. We meet the new Guilford College President Dr. Jane Fernandes. And author & professor Dr. Ezra Greenspan has a new biography of William Wells Brown.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

We recap last night's US Senate Candidates Debate. Congressional candidate Arthur Rich talks about his platform for Election 2014. Forensic anthropologists at North Carolina State University are using advanced forensic science techniques to identify victims and solve crimes. And Marshall Stewart talks about a new initiative underway at NCSU.

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Monday, October 6, 2014

US Rep. Virginia Foxx talks about the issues of importance in Election 2014. Greensboro's South Elm neighborhood undergoes a renovation. And the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter draws new business to Winston-Salem.

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Chef Vivian Howard | A Chef's Life

Vivian Howard and her husband Ben Knight left the bright lights and the big city for a beautiful farm in small-town Eastern North Carolina. The duo soon opened up their own farm-to-table restaurant,Chef and The Farmer in Kinston. Each week, they share the story of their culinary journey in the Peabody Award-winning series A Chef's Life, right here on UNC-TV.

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Friday, October 3, 2014

Atlantic Caviar & Sturgeon is making a name for itself with its specialty products. A new Raleigh restaurant & grocery store is opening with a top chef at its helm. And Chef Vivian Howard talks about her award-winning series A Chef's Life.

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Chef Scott Crawford | Standard Foods

The Oakwood-Mordecai Business District in downtown Raleigh is hopping - one new project involves a renowned chef, an urban farm and a surprising decision. Carol Jackson has more.

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The Brothaz Unique

There's some innovative dancing taking place in North Carolina that's not on a stage…it's in a tiny basement level space underneath the post office on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. Producer Carol Jackson has the story.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Dr. Jean-Marie Maillard explains the Enterovirus & its impact on our state. Candidate Marshall Adame talks about his campaign platform in Election 2014. The Brothaz Unique are busting some moves in Chapel Hill. And Joey Shanks is creating state of the art movie special effects in his home studio.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

We continue our series of conversations with the candidates running for US Congress with Vince Coakley. NC A&T researchers are develop an enzyme that removes the allergen from peanuts. The Uwharrie Wine Trail showcases several NC wineries. And we preview the new season of Flavor NC.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

GTCC's Get On Track program helps students succeed. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest talks about a program helping compensate excellent teachers. Two Charlotte business incubators are helping inventors bring their ideas to light. And a family business is crafting high fashion from its small product.

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"The Forge" - A Maker's Space in Greensboro, NC

The Forge is a collaborative work shop where blue collar grit and white collar style merge to create small businesses in Greensboro, NC and greater Guilford County. Kelly McCullen meets its leaders and its entrepreneurial team members with dreams of building on their ideas.


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Monday, September 29, 2014

We continue our series of conversations with the candidates running for US Congress with Wesley Casteen. The NC Arboretum helps support the state's craft industry. And a Raleigh company is brewing up big business with its small product.

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Greensboro South End Rebirth

A railroad track splits the North End of Downtown Greensboro from the South End. While the North End has boomed, the South End has been viewed as the "Other Side of the Tracks." But that image is slowly changing as old buildings are repurposed and long-time businesses are joined by new upstart neighbors. Kelly McCullen reports.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Representative Alma Adams talks about her platform as she runs for Congress. The NC Cooperative Extension helps consumers connect with their local farmers. A special program helps first generation farmers get started in the business.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A Duke scientist has developed a suit that allows its wearer to control their body with their mind. Researchers are studying aerodynamics & physiology in a special wind tunnel. And a look at efforts to combat Sickle Cell Disease.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

We continue our series of conversations with the candidates running for US Congress as we talk to Laura Fjeld. Pine Knot Farms uses traditional farming techniques. Ocracoke Fig Cake is a favorite traditional NC food. And the town of Washington has a rich history.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

We take the show on the road to the Furniture Market in High Point.

Friday, October 17, 2014

A conversation with Congressional candidate Jonathan Barfield, Jr.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A conversation with US Rep. Renee Ellmers.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Duke Lemur Center protects & preserves these unique primates.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

A conversation with Congressman David Price.

Monday, October 13, 2014

UNC Chapel Hill gains national recognition for 2 breakthroughs in Autism research.

Dr. Seronda Robinson

Epidemiologist Dr. Seronda Robinson talks about the Ebola virus.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Epidemiologist Dr. Seronda Robinson talks about Ebola.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

A profile of the Engineering Early College H.S. at UNC Charlotte.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

A look back at the US Senate Candidates Debate.

Monday, October 6, 2014

A conversation with Congresswoman Virginia Foxx.

Chef Vivian Howard | A Chef's Life

A visit with Vivian Howard of A Chef's Life.

Friday, October 3, 2014

A Caldwell County farm is raising a somewhat unusual "crop" in our state.

Chef Scott Crawford | Standard Foods

Standard Foods Restaurant & Grocery is set to open in Raleigh with a top chef.

The Brothaz Unique

A Chapel Hill duo is gaining renown as the bust some moves on the dance floor.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Kelly McCullen talks with a doctor to get the latest on the Enterovirus.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A conversation with congressional candidate Vince Coakley.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A GTCC program is helping students succeed.

"The Forge" - A Maker's Space in Greensboro, NC

The Forge allows budding entrepreneurs to work together to launch small businesses

Monday, September 29, 2014

A conversation with congressional candidate Wesley Casteen.

Greensboro South End Rebirth

The south end of Downtown Greensboro is coming back to economic life.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A conversation with Rep. Alma Adams.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A "robotic suit" can help the disabled walk.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A conversation with candidate Laura Fjeld.

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