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  • State Launches GEN-X Research January 17, 2019
    WILMINGTON -- The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is surveying people living near Chemours’ Fayetteville Works Facility about their concerns related to GenX and other per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
  • RDU Airport Sets Records January 17, 2019
    MORRISVILLE -- Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s passenger traffic hit new heights in 2018, as 12.8 million people departed or arrived through the airport during the calendar year – a 9.7% increase over the 11.7 million record set during calendar year 2017.
  • Officials Issue Radon Advice January 15, 2019
    RALEIGH -- As families button up their homes to guard against winter’s chill it is an ideal time to make plans to test for radon, the odorless, colorless gas that is our nation’s second leading cause of lung cancer.
  • UNC-CH Expands C-STEP January 11, 2019
    RALEIGH -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is expanding its partnership with the state’s community colleges, bringing its signature Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program to Guilford Technical Community College and Central Piedmont Community College, and launching a new component, Pathways to STEM Success, to support students entering the STEM workforce. 

RSS Today in History

  • Women’s March January 5, 2018
    On the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency, hundreds of thousands of people crowd into the U.S. capital for the Women’s March on Washington, a massive protest in the nation’s capital aimed largely at the Trump administration and the perceived threat it represented to reproductive, civil and ...
  • Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts introduce America to Patsy Cline March 16, 2010
    Patsy Cline, one of the most important figures in country music history, first gains national attention with her winning appearance on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts on January 21, 1957. Widely admired for her incredible voice, Cline also stood out for her trailblazing independence as a female star ...