Phoebe Judge Interviews http://wunc.org en NC Archaeologist Has Find-Of-A-Lifetime, 3 Years In A Row http://wunc.org/post/nc-archaeologist-has-find-lifetime-3-years-row <p>Many archaeologists wait their entire career for one big find. UNC-Chapel Hill's <a href="http://www.JodiMagness.org">Jodi Magness</a>? Well, let's just say that she's having a spectacular time making discovery after discovery.</p><p>In 2011, Magness took a team to Israel to identify a dig location. They hoped to find an ancient synagogue.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:33:05 +0000 Carol Jackson & Phoebe Judge 39019 at http://wunc.org NC Archaeologist Has Find-Of-A-Lifetime, 3 Years In A Row Listen: Man Describes Impact Of Mass Shooting On Surviving Family Members http://wunc.org/post/listen-man-describes-impact-mass-shooting-surviving-family-members <p></p><p>On April 13, 2014, former KKK member Frazier Glenn Cross pulled into a Jewish Community Center and ambushed a grandfather and grandson, killing both. He then killed another woman a short distance away.</p><p>What does the family left behind do when they are thrust into a national spotlight? How do they figure out what to disclose and what should be private?</p><p>Will Corporon knows - he lost his father and nephew to the violence that day. Listen to his story:</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:43:27 +0000 Carol Jackson 38795 at http://wunc.org Listen: Man Describes Impact Of Mass Shooting On Surviving Family Members LISTEN: Phoebe Judge Interviews 14 Year-Old Chapel Hill Inventor, Two Patents http://wunc.org/post/listen-phoebe-judge-interviews-14-year-old-chapel-hill-inventor-two-patents <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the last few years, Chase Lewis has patented two life-saving inventions, been a finalist in five national science competitions, and earned the Presidential Volunteer Service Silver Award. Oh, and he’s only 14 years old.</span></p><p>Lewis, who is homeschooled, has long been interested in science and inventions.</p><p>“My grandfather was an aeronautical physicist who worked on the Apollo program,” Lewis said. “I’ve gotten to spend some time with him, and we talk about science and inventions all the time.”</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:30:00 +0000 Nancy Wang & Phoebe Judge 36446 at http://wunc.org LISTEN: Phoebe Judge Interviews 14 Year-Old Chapel Hill Inventor, Two Patents Setting The Shuttle Launch To Music http://wunc.org/post/setting-shuttle-launch-music <p></p><p>Scott Lee grew up on the Gulf coast of Florida. Once in a while, on a clear night, at the right time of year, he could walk outside, look 150 miles to the East, and see the glow of a shuttle launch from Cape Canaveral.</p><p>"As they rise upwards, they kind of start to curve," Lee said. " And it's a really interesting phenomenon, because they're still just going straight up. But to you, it looks like they're coming back down. So you start to wonder... 'Is something wrong?' "</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:24:09 +0000 Eric Mennel 32662 at http://wunc.org Setting The Shuttle Launch To Music NC's First Female Judge Had No Legal Training Whatsoever http://wunc.org/post/ncs-first-female-judge-had-no-legal-training-whatsoever <p></p><p>Judge Mamie Dowd Walker was a widow with two children when she was appointed the first female judge in North Carolina in 1934.&nbsp; It was a first for North Carolina not only because Judge Walker was female, but also because she had no legal training.&nbsp; But her grandson Milo Pyne says his grandmother "needed the money."&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:54:03 +0000 Carol Jackson & Phoebe Judge 31800 at http://wunc.org NC's First Female Judge Had No Legal Training Whatsoever Do You Live In North Or South Carolina? Some Aren't Sure http://wunc.org/post/do-you-live-north-or-south-carolina-some-arent-sure <p></p><p>Imagine that you've lived in North Carolina, near the South Carolina line, for generations. Maybe your grandfather worked the land, your father too, and now you. And one day, a state official comes to your door tell you that you actually live in South Carolina. You'll need to change your driver's license. Rather than Governor Pat McCrory, you will now be paying attention to what Governor Nikki Haley is proposing. You've become a Sandlapper, not a Tar Heel.</p><p>That's exactly what is happening now.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:16:05 +0000 Carol Jackson & Phoebe Judge 31789 at http://wunc.org Do You Live In North Or South Carolina? Some Aren't Sure Rising Star In Jazz Performs Thursday, Duke Performances http://wunc.org/post/rising-star-jazz-performs-thursday-duke-performances <p></p><p></p><p>A rising young star in jazz is headed to Durham Thursday night. Gregory Porter was a college football player when he was sidelined with an injury. So, he turned to music. He cut an album and was still an unknown singer when he was selected by Wynton Marsalis to do a residency with Jazz at Lincoln Center.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Carol Jackson 31486 at http://wunc.org Rising Star In Jazz Performs Thursday, Duke Performances Priceless Treasures Hidden At Biltmore Estate; Homegrown Monuments Men? http://wunc.org/post/priceless-treasures-hidden-biltmore-estate-homegrown-monuments-men <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The new movie <a href="http://www.monumentsmen.com/">The Monuments Men</a> depicts the true story of a group of army officers skirting around Europe during WWII trying to save historic works of art.&nbsp; But not many know that there was a similar effort to save works of art in the U.S. And many of the nation's priceless treasures were shipped here to North Carolina.</p><p>Here's the improbable story:</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:27:59 +0000 Carol Jackson & Phoebe Judge 31270 at http://wunc.org Priceless Treasures Hidden At Biltmore Estate; Homegrown Monuments Men?