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Fundraising for park to tell black experience stalls
Saturday, August 1, 2015
RALEIGH – Supporters of a park that would showcase the black experience in North Carolina are overhauling their efforts, including a possible name change and the addition of a monument that would be more uplifting than others about slavery and Jim Crow laws, as they try to determine why donors haven't embraced the project. They need to raise $5
 
N.C. A&T picked first in MEAC
Friday, July 31, 2015
NORFOLK, Va. – The North Carolina A&T football team went nine straight seasons (2004-12) without being predicted to finish in the top five of the MEAC standings. On Friday at the annual MEAC Media Luncheon at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, the Aggies were not only picked to win the league, but MEAC head coaches and sports information directors
 
Future filmmakers take a bow
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Our School of Doc students premiered their final films recently to a packed house of family, friends and supporters. The students celebrated the end of their five-week documentary filmmaking experience with the world premiere of two short films. The students' first film, made during their second week of camp, was about the frustrations of high school
 
NC kids with Medicaid become healthy adults
Thursday, July 30, 2015
RALEIGH – More than 1 million North Carolina children benefit from Medicaid coverage, and as the nation's largest public health-insurance program turns 50 this week, a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families finds Medicare has long-term benefits for children, their parents and North Carolina's economy. Michelle
 
Puppet masters returns to Chapel Hill
Thursday, July 30, 2015
CHAPEL HILL – Award-winning and beloved puppet troupe, Paperhand Puppet Intervention, returns August 7 with their 16th annual giant puppet spectacle. A DROP IN THE BUCKET: THE BIG DREAMS OF TINY THINGS uses giant puppets, masks, stilts, painted flats, shadows and more to illustrate and illuminate the inner life of the teensy tiny, the itty bitty and
 
Living a double life
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Samantha and James lived very similar lives. As college friends, they took the same courses, had similar GPAs and graduated with honors. They both got married, had two children and are working hard to provide for their families. But that’s where the similarities end. Even though they both entered the workforce five years ago with identical academic
 
Program pairs NC veterans with employers
Thursday, July 30, 2015
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – More than 372,000 working age veterans live in North Carolina, and after dedicating a part of their lives to the military, many of them have trouble finding employment, according to a new public-private endeavor in the state. North Carolina for Military Employment, or NC-4-ME, aims to educate employers on the benefits of hiring
 
7 companies selected to join UNC entrepreneurship program
Thursday, July 30, 2015
CHAPEL HILL – Potential breakthrough analytics, a farm-to-food desert solution, geo-connecting and textile waste reduction are among the ideas being built by seven new startup companies that will soon take up residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Launch Chapel Hill, a six-month accelerator program designed to support
 
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Fundraising for park to tell black experience stalls

RALEIGH – Supporters of a park that would showcase the black experience in North Carolina

N.C. A&T picked first in MEAC

NORFOLK, Va. – The North Carolina A&T football team went nine straight seasons

Future filmmakers take a bow

Our School of Doc students premiered their final films recently to a packed house of family,