Tag Archives: North Carolina

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[WATCH] 5 Perfect Places for a Weekend Getaway

Check out these great alternatives to long vacations

No time for a long vacation? Check out a few great ideas for a weekend…

By Kandia Johnson

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Struggling Schools Can Turn Around

Transformational leadership is key

Can low-performing schools be turned around? According to the Brookings Institute, yes. And there are…

By Robin White Goode

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Intel Releases Diversity Stats, Shows Support for LGBTQ Community

Intel unveils its progress on diversity and inclusion in its mid-year diversity report

Intel so far this year has achieved 43.4% hiring of women and minorities according to…

By Samara Lynn

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Meet Rhonda L. Patterson: Managing Attorney at Patterson Law Office, LLC  

As a small business owner and mother, Patterson balances life’s challenges while providing excellent service to her clients

As a small business owner and mother, Patterson balances life’s challenges while providing excellent service…

By Chanel Martin

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7 Best Ways to Use Your Campus Career Services Office

Start early, give yourself time, visit often

The No. 1 “best practice” for using your campus’s Career Services office? Recognize that developing…

By Robin White Goode

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Community College Certificates Can Fatten Your Wallet

Alternative on-ramps to higher salaries

More recent research shows that students who complete a community college program of study that…

By Robin White Goode

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Top Businesses Speak Out Against North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law

NBA questions whether or not they will host the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte

Several big name companies take a stand against the recent passing of an anti-LGBT law…

By Courtney Connley

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News Update: Politics Roundup

Here's some of the big news happening right now

A politics roundup including an epic legal battle in North Carolina to restore voting rights…

By Michael Tolbert

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NCAA Charges UNC With Academic Violations

Some of the University's academic practices are being questioned

The five charges listed in the 59-page notice released by UNC mostly take aim at…

By Michael Tolbert

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N.C. Repeals Its Death Penalty Racial Bias Law

State's increasingly conservative legislature ends lifeline for death row inmates

The 152 people awaiting executions on death-row will lose a lifeline in capital punishment cases.

By Aaron Morrison

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Lawmakers Draft Bill to Protect Large Soda

Lawmakers draft an "Anti-Bloomberg" soda protection law

In direct response to NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s attempted ban on large soda, 3 lawmakers look…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Proposal Bans Welfare Recipients from Buying Lottery Tickets

Do you think this is fair?

North Carolina lawmakers draft legislation banning welfare recipients from playing the lottery

By Makkada B. Selah

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Billy Scott, 70’s R&B Singer, Dead at 70

The beloved singer had battled cancer

Scott was one of the champions of “Carolina Beach” music.

By Makkada B. Selah

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President Barack Obama chats with a patron during a lunch stop at Reid's House Restaurant in Reidsville, N.C. (Image: Pete Souza/Official White House Photo)

Obama Tests New Jobs Message on the Road

The nation’s commander in chief travels to swing states with his piecemeal approach to the jobs bill

After Senate Republicans successfully blocked debate on the American Jobs Act, President Obama implemented a…

By Joyce Jones

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In the News: Google to Buy Motorola for $12.5 Billion;Obama Approval Rating Slips and More

Headlines around the web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

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NC Casino Cleans Slots Every 2 Hours To Beat Virus

CHEROKEE, N.C. (AP) — Workers are cleaning slot machines with bleach every two hours as…

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