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10:12 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Long Story Shorts

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For many aspiring playwrights, seeing your production come together piece by piece on stage is a faraway fantasy. But for the young students of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s undergraduate Writing for the Screen and Stage Program, this very fantasy will become a reality. Long Story Shorts is a festival of one act plays written by six undergraduate playwrights, and directed and performed by professional local actors.

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State of Things
10:08 am
Wed November 14, 2012

The Tree of Forgetfulness

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Aiken, South Carolina is an affluent town made up of horse farms and country estates. Its pastoral splendor hides a truly ugly past. In 1926, three members of the Lowman family were sitting in jail, charged with the death of a local sheriff.

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State of Things
9:59 am
Wed November 14, 2012

The Collide

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Composer Daniel Bernard Roumain and Greensboro-based singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett have brought their musical talents together for a new album that explores North Carolina.

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Business & Economy
6:00 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Research Triangle Park Bus Hits the Road

The RTP tour bus
Credit Leoneda Inge

Business, education and political leaders have given the Research Triangle Foundation a “thumbs-up” on its new, long-awaited master plan for the park.  Now the folks in RTP are selling the new vision across the state.

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Business & Economy
5:00 am
Wed November 14, 2012

RDU Offers Traveler Rewards Program

Passengers who travel through Raleigh-Durham Airport will have a chance to earn rewards for their business.

Things will get really busy very soon at RDU Airport.

Michael Landguth: "Friday actually kicks off the busiest travel period of the year for RDU so we want to introduce a new program."

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State of Things
10:02 am
Tue November 13, 2012

The Grand Chef

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“Grand” is a designation reserved for only a few chefs around the world, and one of North Carolina’s own has just joined their ranks.

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State of Things
9:51 am
Tue November 13, 2012

The Forgotten War

nyupress.org

World War II and the Vietnam War are the subject of countless projects, movies, books and discussion. But in between the two, there was the Korean War, where more than 33,000 Americans died in combat during three years of intense fighting. Melinda Pash, a teacher

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State of Things
9:35 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Best Online Science Writing

Science used to reside within the confines of the paper walls of literary journals and popular magazines. But increasingly, bloggers are at the forefront of science reporting. Bora Zivkovic has been collecting the best online science writing since 2006, and is the series editor for the most recent version, “The Best Online Science Writing 2012

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Business & Economy
5:10 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Greensboro Mayor Faces Personal Home Foreclosure

The mayor of Greensboro is trying to avoid having his home foreclosed on while paying down his debts to the IRS.

Mayor Robbie Perkins has been in commercial real estate for 32 years. He says an industry depression combined with a split from his wife has left him in a bad financial circumstance. The IRS put a lien on his Greensboro home early this year in an effort to get him to pay some of the $86,000 he owed in federal taxes.

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Politics & Government
4:45 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Veterans Honored In Chapel Hill Ceremony

America's veterans were honored today at a ceremony in Chapel Hill.

Master of Ceremony: World War II

Gurnal Scott: One by one...their conflicts were called.

Master of Ceremony: Korea

And those who served stood at attention.

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