Nathan grew up in rural South Dakota listening to Garrison Keillor.  He studied at St. Olaf College in MN and UNC Greensboro before beginning his career in box office management and student development, first at UNCG and later UNC Chapel Hill.  Nathan joined WUNC’s Business Office in December of 2010 and in his spare time plays clarinet in area groups, including Fayetteville Symphony and Triangle Wind Ensemble.

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Bob Levin was born and raised in Buffalo, New York.  Bob attended The State University of New York at Oneonta studying Business and Statistics.  During a summer college break, he travelled along the West Coast and fell in love with California, moving to San Francisco after graduation.   Bob worked for US Leasing Corp and Fireman’s Fund Insurance before travelling again, this time across 17 European countries.  Bob landed back in New York and earned his MBA at SUNY Buffalo while working at the University’s School of Medicine.  Bob moved to North Carolina in 1996 and held financial positions at UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health, and Duke University’s Private Diagnostic Clinic, before joining   North Carolina Public Radio in 2000.

11:30 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Isaac May Dampen Labor Day Weekend Travel

Tropical Storm Isaac may be far from North Carolina, but it could put a damper on Labor Day weekend travel plans in the Tar Heel state. Angela Daley is with AAA Carolinas. She says the storm has been disrupting oil production at Gulf Coast refineries.

Angela Daley says, "Gas prices had been going up all summer, but certainly in the past few days we've seen a huge spike of almost 10 cents in just a few days. So that's pretty significant, and we think a lot of last-minute travelers will choose not to travel this weekend."

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Politics & Government
11:20 am
Fri August 31, 2012

NC Delegates Wrap Up Week In Tampa

North Carolina's delegates to the Republican National Convention are headed home, after their big week in Tampa. Delegate John Steward from Union County joined thousands of fellow party members at Mitt Romney's nomination acceptance speech last night. He says he likes that Romney is not backing away from cutting federal spending.

John Steward says, "I really liked the fact they're not backing off the Medicaid and Medicare - the only way to save it is to reform it and they're not backing off of that."

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11:15 am
Fri August 31, 2012

New Duke Rules Aim To Protect Minors

New rules that take affect today at Duke aim to clarify and strengthen the University's protections for children. Officials say discussions were underway before the child abuse scandal at Penn State brought more attention to the issue. Kyle Cavanaugh is the Vice President for Administration at Duke. He says the new policy requires every member of the university community to report any suspected abuse of minors to campus police immediately.

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