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  • HPU Poll Looks At Social Media November 14, 2018
    HIGH POINT -- A recent HPU Poll finds that majorities (54 percent) of North Carolinians have seen someone try to socially or physically intimidate another person through the use of social media. About one-third (36 percent) said that they have not seen this type of behavior, and 10 percent are not sure.
  • Governor Declares Education Week November 13, 2018
    ERWIN -- Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed November 12-16 as American Education Week in a visit to Gentry Primary School in Harnett County. Created and sponsored by the National Education Association and the American Legion, American Education Week celebrates public schools and the role they play in providing opportunities for students and strengthening our communities.
  • CMG Captures News Awards November 13, 2018
    CONCORD -- Curtis Media Group’s news operation received six awards at the recent joint convention of the Associated Press and the Radio and Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas held at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday, Nov. 10.
  • Cooper Promotes Veteran Hiring November 12, 2018
    RALEIGH -- As part of Military Family Appreciation Month, Military Veterans Small Business Week and the observance of Veterans Day, Governor Roy Cooper declared November 12 - 16, 2018 Employ a Veteran Week in North Carolina.

RSS Today in History

  • Leonard Bernstein’s Philharmonic debut makes front-page news April 1, 2010
    At a time when classical music received nearly as much coverage as professional sports in the popular press, it was major news indeed when an unknown 25-year-old led the nation’s most important symphony orchestra in a Carnegie Hall concert broadcast live to a radio audience in the millions. For ...
  • Baby Fae dies March 4, 2010
    “Baby Fae,” a month-old infant who had received a baboon-heart transplant, dies at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California. The infant, named Baby Fae by doctors to protect her parents’ anonymity, was born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, an almost always fatal ...