Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

In conjunction with the PBS/BBC partnership production Big Blue, Frank Graff heads to the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island to learn more about our state's marine life - including a chance to swim with the sharks!

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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

The UNC Patriot Boot Camp offers participants the chance to pitch their business ideas to experts. A Chatham County couple developed their businesses with help from CCCC's small business center. We talk with Vivian Howard in advance of the new season of A Chef's Life. Dobson's splash pad offers cool family fun for this last "unofficial" weekend of summer.

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Monday, August 31st, 2015

The UNC Patriot Bootcamp helps our state's military members develop their business ideas. Friday Fellow Scott Prewitt put his business acumen to work creating a new type of restaurant. Two entrepreneurs turned their skills into careers with the help of the CCCC Small Business Center.

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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Heather Burgiss continues her My Home NC series with a visit to the City Barber Shop in Marion. A photographer's work showcases a hidden moment in NC history. We continue our focus on locally-produced documentaries with a behind the scenes look at our Boys of Summer the Durham Bulls. And author Katy Simpson Smith talks about her new book.

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Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Holy Angels provides compassionate care & independent work to persons with developmental disabilities. arcBARKS specialty dog treats are made with extra love from the company's specialty staff. Producer Maria Lundberg shares an update on her recovery as a breast cancer survivor. And the band N.E.D., comprised of gynecological cancer surgeons, shares their unique brand of advocacy with a song.

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Monday, August 24th, 2015

Graphene is revolutionizing the delivery of cancer medication. Producer Maria Lundberg shares her own story as a breast cancer survivor. Asheville's Vortex Donuts is cooking up big business. And a new national special on bakeries spotlights a Durham woman's unique food truck.

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Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Rock climbing goes high tech at High Gravity Adventures. The high-flying sport of BMX is gaining popularity in our state. Ultimate Disc leagues are taking a popular sport from college campuses into the pros. And author Charles Blackburn talks about his new book.

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Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

With the rising population of diabetes, ECU Researchers are using an ultrasound on feet to try & help. Durham Co. public health officials sponsor a workshop to spread the word about diabetes. The Eat Smart, Move More NC program reminds us to work towards a healthier lifestyle. Plus, a preview of a new program that looks at what a family has gained from their adult son with Down syndrome.

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Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

A UNC Charlotte led team completes another digging session at an archaeological excavation in Jerusalem. Elon University hosts a two week summer camp program to help students from around the community improve their academic skills. Plus, we sit down with Dr. Tashni Dubroy, the new president at Shaw University.

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Monday, August 17th, 2015

The 440th Air Lift Wing was given an extension from North Carolina’s congressional delegation. Preview a new special about the hard work of Navy Seals. NC State students are designing award-winning quadcopters. The newest addition to I-485 will include a unique system that loops around the city.

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Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Jeff Smith takes us to Pinehurst Resort’s new #9 golf course. Learn about the Electric Run filled with neon colors, glow sticks and music. Dogs compete in Flyball tournaments across the state to see who can fetch the fastest. We sit down with the producer of a documentary about the National Hollerin’ Contest at Spivey’s Corner.

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Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

The Social Vulnerability Index is guiding a new way to look at hurricane disasters. The North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps citizens prepare for disasters. NC State is turning dog harnesses into a tool for rescue missions.

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Monday, August 10th, 2015

The US Open will return to Pinehurst Resort for the fourth time to host the best golfers from around the world. A Charlotte tennis group has endured for more than 60 years as a continuing example of diversity in action. Plus we sit down with Bill Oakes to talk about the upcoming Winston-Salem Open.

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Thursday, August 6th, 2015

NCSU Engineering students design a low-cost, easy-to-install monorail system. Organic Transit seeks to revolutionize personal transportation with its ELF vehicles. And a new documentary looks at the life of Former Governor Jim Hunt.

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Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

A UNCG study of cicada wings & exoskeletons hopes to gain engineering insights for future products. Research at Wake Forest Baptist uses mice to study the effects of weightlessness on the body for insights into future space travel. Duke University Medical Center looks into the impact of air quality on human health. And Sow Much Good works to help people in Charlotte get & stay healthy.

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Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Friday Fellow Violeta Moser champions Hispanic causes in the Charlotte area. Photojournalist Janet Jarman has been chronicling the immigrant experience for decades. Steven Paul Whitsitt brings his sense of adventure and rock ‘n roll background to his distinguished photography.

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Monday, August 3rd, 2015

After a mis-diagnosis & a heart transplant, a Durham man has finally recovered from Lyme Disease. Lees McRae College's new nursing school is a top notch facility for those pursuing a career in medicine. A profile of NC Central University. And a preview of a new program - The Education of Harvey Gantt.

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Friday, July 31st, 2015

A special therapy program uses horses to help members of our military deal with depression & PTSD. A program at St. Andrews University teaches students how to train & work with therapy horses. An Erwin community plants a garden in an abandoned football field. And Alex Tschegg is the NC winner of the PBS.org Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.

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Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Donna Campbell looks at how the NC Cooperative Extension is adapting for the future. Heather Burgiss visits the Kindred Spirit Mailbox on Bird Island. Jeff Smith takes us all aboard the Dinosaur Train. And author Doug McCullough talks about his new book.

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Jeff Smith treks to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad & boards the Dinosaur Train a ride based on the award winning PBS KIDS® series Dinosaur Train. The trip involves a ride on a real train bound for the Nature Trackers Adventure Area where young guests will participate in a series of fun & educational challenges as they unearth basic concepts in natural science, natural history, & paleontology.

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Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Scientists launch a hundred year study on the eastern box turtle. Heather Burgiss looks into the sea turtle hospital where they take care of critically injured and sick sea turtles before releasing them out into the sea. A fishing community tries to keep its identity through the pollution. And the SciQuarium allows for hands on learning about the aquatic parts of life.

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Surry Community College's Viticulture program teaches students to be wine makers. Dr. Scott Ralls talks about the overall work & mission of the NC Community College System. And Deborah Holt Noel visits another type of winery as she learns why Asheville was named a "Bee City USA."

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Monday, July 27th, 2015

CPCC partners with a German manufacturing company to give students hands-on job training. Bladen Community College serves 1800 students across 900 square miles. The UNC/NCCC Articulation Agreement eases student transitions between the two systems. Plus a conversation with NCCC President Dr. Scott Ralls.

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Friday, July 24th, 2015

Heather Burgiss visits the Wilkes Art Gallery & talks with renowned artist Ward Nicols. Anna Stone learns about the history of Kirby Theatre and how the community came together to raise money for a renovation. Plus we'll preview an animated documentary about having family in prison, & talk with the young filmmakers.

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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Frank Graff gets Up Close & Coastal at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Participants pitch their plans to an expert panel at the UNC Patriot Boot Camp.

Monday, August 31st, 2015

A UNC program helps military members develop small businesses.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

My Home NC travels to Marion to visit the City Barber Shop.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Holy Angels cares for persons dealing with developmental disabilities.

Monday, August 24th, 2015

A new "wonder" material could aid cancer patients.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

High Gravity Adventures offers thrilling family fun.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Researchers at East Carolina University are using ultrasounds to help those with diabetes.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

UNC Charlotte students & researchers work on an archeological dig in Jerusalem.

Monday, August 17th, 2015

We get an update on the extension for the 440th Air Lift Wing at Pope Army Air Field.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Jeff Smith takes to the greens of Pinehurst's newest golf course.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

A new tool is helping emergency management to prepare for hurricane season.

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Pinehurst Resort prepares to host their fourth US Open golf tournament.

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

A new monorail system is being designed by NC State engineering students.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Researchers study insect exoskeletons in search of engineering insights.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Friday Fellow Violeta Moser is a champion for Hispanic causes in Charlotte.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

A Duke Hospital doctor shares his harrowing experience with Lyme Disease.

Friday, July 31st, 2015

An innovative therapy program uses horses to help servicemen & women.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

A look at the NC Cooperative Extension's plans for the future.

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The Dinosaur Train comes to the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

A look at an a hundred year study of NC's state reptile, the eastern box turtle.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

A Surry Community College program is training new wine makers.

Monday, July 27th, 2015

CPCC's manufacturing program gives students hands-on training.

Friday, July 24th, 2015

A tour of the Wilkes Art Gallery & a conversation with artist Ward Nicols.

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