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The News & Observer
Paid internships launched for recent college graduates | News & Observer September 1, 2015 N.C. State University announces “Backp
Paid internships launched for recent college graduates
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer September 1, 2015 N.C. State University announces “Backpacks to Briefcases” program Wake and Johnston graduates can... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC course on 9/11 criticized in conservative publicationsA UNC-Chapel Hill course about the 9/11 terror attacks has gained national atte
UNC course on 9/11 criticized in conservative publications
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
A UNC-Chapel Hill course about the 9/11 terror attacks has gained national attention after critics claimed the class is taught from the perspective of radical Islamists instead of victims’ families. In a post on the website www.thecollegefix.com,... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramEdgecombe County 4-H’ers were among the top honorees during the recent State 4-
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
Edgecombe County 4-H’ers were among the top honorees during the recent State 4-H Congress in Raleigh. This year’s 4-H Congress attracted 518 youth and their adult leaders for activities including presentations on a variety of subjects, leadership... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe number of home-schooled students in North Carolina and the Twin Counties no
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
The number of home-schooled students in North Carolina and the Twin Counties now outpaces the number of students in private schools in the state, recent research by the N.C. Department of Non-Public Education reveals. This is the second year in a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County wrestling with 2016-17 school calendar options | News & Observer August 30, 2015 State calendar law blamed for limiting f
Wake County wrestling with 2016-17 school calendar options
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer August 30, 2015 State calendar law blamed for limiting flexibility Shorter winter break and school on Rosh... Read more
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The News & Observer
Creating school standards that make sense for NC childrenThe late Edward Deming, the Quality Process guru, once told me that the biggest
Creating school standards that make sense for NC children
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
The late Edward Deming, the Quality Process guru, once told me that the biggest inhibitor to problem solving was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge. This is why the commission appointed to advise the N.C. Board of Education about the Common... Read more
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The News & Observer
Fall Arts Preview: Dance | News & Observer Bandaloop, an aerial troupe called “pioneers of vertical da
Fall Arts Preview: Dance
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer Bandaloop, an aerial troupe called “pioneers of vertical dance,” will perform Sept. 17-18th at the Stewart Theatre in Raleigh as part of N.C. State Live's fall performance series. unknownAtossa... Read more
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The News & Observer
Fall Arts Preview: Theater | News & Observer “Cinderella,” the annual family tradition, returns to Ralei
Fall Arts Preview: Theater
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer “Cinderella,” the annual family tradition, returns to Raleigh Little Theater Dec. 4-20. Allie Mullin Photography Gillian Abbott as Baby and Samuel Pergande as Johnny in the North American tour of “Dirty... Read more
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The News & Observer
Strong El Niño could mean a wetter winter in NC | News & Observer August 28, 2015 El Niño refers to the periodic warming o
Strong El Niño could mean a wetter winter in NC
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer August 28, 2015 El Niño refers to the periodic warming of water in the eastern Pacific Ocean It affects weather patterns around the... Read more
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The News & Observer
NCSU hits fundraising record | News & Observer N.C. State University had a record fundraising total last y
NCSU hits fundraising record
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer N.C. State University had a record fundraising total last year, bringing in $208.5 million. In the 2014-15 fiscal year, the university saw an 11 percent increase in donations from the previous year.... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Virginia deaths and using discretion in a digital worldI’ve seen more than enough images of young people who have died, and I don’t wa
The Virginia deaths and using discretion in a digital world
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
I’ve seen more than enough images of young people who have died, and I don’t want to see any more. But the ubiquity of social media makes that pretty hard. Instead of having to seek out these graphic and disturbing images, the challenge today is to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
McGrady receives 2015 Friend of the Counties AwardFormer Henderson County Commissioner Chuck McGrady, in his third term in the No
McGrady receives 2015 Friend of the Counties Award
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago
Former Henderson County Commissioner Chuck McGrady, in his third term in the North Carolina House of Representatives, was named winner of the 2015 Friend of the Counties Award by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners during its 108th... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
McGrady receives 2015 Friend of the Counties AwardFormer Henderson County Commissioner Chuck McGrady, in his third term in the No
McGrady receives 2015 Friend of the Counties Award
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago
Former Henderson County Commissioner Chuck McGrady, in his third term in the North Carolina House of Representatives, was named winner of the 2015 Friend of the Counties Award by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners during its 108th... Read more
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The News & Observer
Skeptical about the wisdom of training female Rangers | News & Observer August 25, 2015 There was an overwhelming amount of effo
Skeptical about the wisdom of training female Rangers
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
| News & Observer August 25, 2015 There was an overwhelming amount of effort put into getting women into the course and to get two of them... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pender, Duplin farmers gather to learn how to better manage cropsBond's farm serves as a test site for multiple seed companies to display and gr
Pender, Duplin farmers gather to learn how to better manage crops
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
Bond's farm serves as a test site for multiple seed companies to display and grow their products while educating farmers about how they can maximize the fullest yield from the crop. Beginning with an introductory dinner at the Bond farm shop, the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Catawba students enjoy internships at the NC Research CampusFrom Catawba College: Catawba College senior, Holli Chandler, a chemistry major
Catawba students enjoy internships at the NC Research Campus
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
From Catawba College: Catawba College senior, Holli Chandler, a chemistry major from New London, has a new appreciation for broccoli and how its extracts can impact human health. Chandler was one of six Catawba College students among the 30... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe Local Government Federal Credit Union recently awarded college scholarships
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 12 days ago
The Local Government Federal Credit Union recently awarded college scholarships to two local students. Thomas Privott of Rocky Mount will use the scholarship to study at N.C. State University. Precious White will use the scholarship to study at East... Read more
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The News & Observer
Renovated Talley Student Union opens at NC State | News & Observer After years of construction, the completely renovated Tal
Renovated Talley Student Union opens at NC State
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer After years of construction, the completely renovated Talley Student Union opens for students arriving for the fall semester at N.C.... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC State’s Talley Student Union expansion is complete | News & Observer August 21, 2015 It’s a space for NCSU students and commu
NC State’s Talley Student Union expansion is complete
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer August 21, 2015 It’s a space for NCSU students and community to enjoy Students compare it to a fancy department... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC jobless rate ticks up but job growth strong | News & Observer August 21, 2015 Rate increased from 5.8 percent in June
NC jobless rate ticks up but job growth strong
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer August 21, 2015 Rate increased from 5.8 percent in June to 5.9 percent in July State added 20,600 jobs during the month NC continues... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Whirling disease threatens mountain trout fisheriesThe parasite affects all species of trout and thrives mainly in colder waters,
Whirling disease threatens mountain trout fisheries
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
The parasite affects all species of trout and thrives mainly in colder waters, which is also the preferred habitat of brook trout. "The parasite that causes whirling disease has a highly complex life cycle, requiring two hosts to spread," said Doug... Read more
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The News & Observer
Proposed Raleigh Airbnb rules hit snag | News & Observer August 18, 2015 City wants to legalize short-term home r
Proposed Raleigh Airbnb rules hit snag
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
| News & Observer August 18, 2015 City wants to legalize short-term home rentals But proposal may spawn more boarding houses Committee prolongs its review The city’s... Read more
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The News & Observer
Incoming N.C. State freshmen participate in nationwide study of religious views | News & Observer August 18, 2015 Students answer questions about their re
Incoming N.C. State freshmen participate in nationwide study of religious views
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
| News & Observer August 18, 2015 Students answer questions about their religious and... Read more
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The News & Observer
New Cary police chief recalls experiences that brought him to department | News & Observer August 17, 2015 Deputy Chief Tony Godwin replaces Chief
New Cary police chief recalls experiences that brought him to department
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
| News & Observer August 17, 2015 Deputy Chief Tony Godwin replaces Chief Pat Bazemore, who retired... Read more
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The News & Observer
Carrying on in the memory of students slain in Chapel Hill shooting | News & Observer August 17, 2015 Three young Chapel Hill shooting victims
Carrying on in the memory of students slain in Chapel Hill shooting
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
| News & Observer August 17, 2015 Three young Chapel Hill shooting victims cared about goodwill, and their... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Chapel Hill Transit differs from other university transit systemsStudents across the country often rely on buses to take them around campus and
Chapel Hill Transit differs from other university transit systems
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 17 days ago
Students across the country often rely on buses to take them around campus and to class. But with summer decreases in the student population, do these transit services save money? Since the transit system covers a combination of Chapel Hill,... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramLucas Mashburn, 5, is excited about starting kindergarten. Between free play a
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 17 days ago
Lucas Mashburn, 5, is excited about starting kindergarten. Between free play and breakfast, he raced fearlessly around his pre-K classroom Thursday at the First Baptist Church preschool, only pausing to let people know that he soon would begin his... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County busing fewer students for diversity | News & Observer August 15, 2015 GOP board changes left in place New div
Wake County busing fewer students for diversity
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
| News & Observer August 15, 2015 GOP board changes left in place New diversity assignments not being made High-poverty and racially isolated schools... Read more
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The News & Observer
Cary names Bajorek interim town manager | News & Observer August 14, 2015 The Cary Town Council voted unanimously
Cary names Bajorek interim town manager
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
| News & Observer August 14, 2015 The Cary Town Council voted unanimously Thursday to make Deputy Town Manager Mike Bajorek the interim town manager after current... Read more
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The News & Observer
North Carolina moves on law to launch drones | News & Observer August 13, 2015 Legislation will speed government unmann
North Carolina moves on law to launch drones
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
| News & Observer August 13, 2015 Legislation will speed government unmanned aircraft use FAA developing national rules to license drone... Read more
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The News & Observer
The dangers in college textbooks as a business | News & Observer August 13, 2015 In the textbook market, free enterprise
The dangers in college textbooks as a business
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
| News & Observer August 13, 2015 In the textbook market, free enterprise is winning, and students who protest via boycott do little more than undermine... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC prepares for the arrival of deadly bird flu | News & Observer August 13, 2015 Officials fear spread of avian flu to No
NC prepares for the arrival of deadly bird flu
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
| News & Observer August 13, 2015 Officials fear spread of avian flu to North Carolina in the fall Already the deadliest animal disease in U.S.... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCBy Chris Cox Surrounded by a family of entrepreneurs, Mike and Evan Meyers sta
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 20 days ago
By Chris Cox Surrounded by a family of entrepreneurs, Mike and Evan Meyers started their practice early. For years, the brothers would bounce ideas off one another, the siblings each playing devil’s advocate by poking holes in whatever radical idea... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe 2015-16 performance season at the Dunn Center for Performing Arts continues
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 21 days ago
The 2015-16 performance season at the Dunn Center for Performing Arts continues an established tradition of providing quality entertainment. Sheila Martin, the center’s executive director, said she is very excited about the regional and national... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC State fixes football majors misunderstanding | News & Observer August 12, 2015 Bleacher Report didn’t initially get Pac
NC State fixes football majors misunderstanding
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
| News & Observer August 12, 2015 Bleacher Report didn’t initially get Pack’s list in study of major programs Pack officials say majors are public... Read more
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The News & Observer
Six months after Chapel Hill killings, victims’ legacy of good lives on | News & Observer August 11, 2015 Community resource center being built D
Six months after Chapel Hill killings, victims’ legacy of good lives on
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
| News & Observer August 11, 2015 Community resource center being built Donations paid for two dental... Read more
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The News & Observer
Martin Luther King’s Rocky Mount dream speech rings out again | News & Observer August 11, 2015 Recording of Rocky Mount speech found in
Martin Luther King’s Rocky Mount dream speech rings out again
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
| News & Observer August 11, 2015 Recording of Rocky Mount speech found in a library King used same phrases, themes 9... Read more
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The News & Observer
Shaking history’s dust off King’s 1962 Rocky Mount speech | News & Observer August 10, 2015 It marked first time MLK said “I have a
Shaking history’s dust off King’s 1962 Rocky Mount speech
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
| News & Observer August 10, 2015 It marked first time MLK said “I have a dream” in a speech Recording discovered in public... Read more
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The News & Observer
Cary names Tony Godwin police chief | News & Observer Godwin replaces Chief Pat Bazemore, who retired July 31 He
Cary names Tony Godwin police chief
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
| News & Observer Godwin replaces Chief Pat Bazemore, who retired July 31 He joined the police department in 1990 as a patrol officer He was selected from a national search of 75 applicants Deputy Police Chief... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Speaker finds allies in Democrats | News & Observer Speaker Tim Moore needed Democrats’ vote to pass bond bill
NC Speaker finds allies in Democrats
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
| News & Observer Speaker Tim Moore needed Democrats’ vote to pass bond bill But he’s lost the most conservative of his fellow Republicans Speaker Tim Moore, left, huddles with Rep. Nelson Dollar, a Cary... Read more
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The News & Observer
Holly Heath-Shepard works to help patients with traumatic brain injuries | News & Observer August 8, 2015 Son’s injury in Iraq brought her in conta
Holly Heath-Shepard works to help patients with traumatic brain injuries
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
| News & Observer August 8, 2015 Son’s injury in Iraq brought her in contact with others in worse... Read more
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The News & Observer
Latest projects show Hillsborough Street’s ongoing evolution | News & Observer August 8, 2015 Stanhope Center, Aloft Hotel set to open
Latest projects show Hillsborough Street’s ongoing evolution
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
| News & Observer August 8, 2015 Stanhope Center, Aloft Hotel set to open Once shunned by developers, street now flurry of... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC-system Board of Governors met Friday to swear in new members, announce curriculum changes Caroline Lamb | Published 18 minutes ago The UNC-system Board of Governors re
UNC-system Board of Governors met Friday to swear in new members, announce curriculum changes
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 26 days ago
Caroline Lamb | Published 18 minutes ago The UNC-system Board of Governors reconvened for its first meeting of the academic year Friday to welcome new... Read more
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The News & Observer
NCSU building dorm for basketball players | News & Observer August 7, 2015 Wolfpack Club will foot the bill Residen
NCSU building dorm for basketball players
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
| News & Observer August 7, 2015 Wolfpack Club will foot the bill Residence hall will be open to non-athletes, too Critics say $15 million for 62 beds is too... Read more
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The News & Observer
Senate should back N.C. bond package | News & Observer Conservatives are wary of state borrowing, but NC can easil
Senate should back N.C. bond package
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
| News & Observer Conservatives are wary of state borrowing, but NC can easily handle a $2.85 bond package for school and university buildings and transportation projects. The state House is engaging in a kind... Read more
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The News & Observer
Unintended negative consequences of NC solar farms | News & Observer August 6, 2015 Law requires utilities to buy all green p
Unintended negative consequences of NC solar farms
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
| News & Observer August 6, 2015 Law requires utilities to buy all green power generated by solar farms, even if the utility doesn’t need it The... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC House shifts proposed bond vote to 2016 primary | News & Observer August 6, 2015 Gov. Pat McCrory wanted the vote in Novem
NC House shifts proposed bond vote to 2016 primary
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
| News & Observer August 6, 2015 Gov. Pat McCrory wanted the vote in November to get lower interest rates Presidential primary would likely... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC House OKs $2.85 billion bond referendum | News & Observer August 5, 2015 79-30 vote includes opposition from some
NC House OKs $2.85 billion bond referendum
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
| News & Observer August 5, 2015 79-30 vote includes opposition from some Republicans and support of many Democrats ‘If you’re going to grow, you have to take... Read more
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The News & Observer
National Park Service seeks public comments on beach driving at Cape Hatteras | News & Observer August 5, 2015 Raleigh meeting to be held Thursday eveni
National Park Service seeks public comments on beach driving at Cape Hatteras
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
| News & Observer August 5, 2015 Raleigh meeting to be held Thursday evening at N.C.... Read more
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The News & Observer
Scrutiny on shakeups in McCrory’s team | News & Observer August 5, 2015 Wos’ departure is second major resignatio
Scrutiny on shakeups in McCrory’s team
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
| News & Observer August 5, 2015 Wos’ departure is second major resignation in a week Democrats say it’s another sign of a weak administration Some experts say... Read more
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