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Federal Court Strikes Down NC Congressional Districts

Federal judges have struck down the maps of two congressional districts in North Carolina. A three judge panel from the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of...

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New York Times Columnist Adam Liptak: A Career Dissecting SCOTUS

It takes a certain kind of reporter to cover the Supreme Court of the United States. Interpreting the Constitution is one thing, and interpreting compli...

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'Forsaken' Examines The Story Of Virginia Christian

Virginia Christian is the only African-American juvenile woman ever executed in the state of Virginia. She was executed the day after her 17th birthday...

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Baroque Music Is 'HIP' At Mallarmé's Music Festival

The biennial North Carolina HIP (Historically Informed Performance) Music Festival hosted by Mallarmé Chamber Players is back this year with expanded pr...

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Criminal: Save The Treaty Oak

An iconic oak tree is the subject of this week's Criminal podcast, produced at WUNC. The program tells the stories of people who have done wrong, been w...

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Solar Energy In North Carolina

North Carolina is one of the leading states in solar energy. But the recent elimination of some tax credits and the possibility of solar permitting may...

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Harness The Sun

The use of solar energy is increasing in America, but the renewable energy source is not cost-free. Solar energy provides a cleaner alternative to othe...

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'The Good Goodbye' Explores The Hidden Secrets People Keep

Chapel Hill novelist Carla Buckley grew up in a family of secrets. When it was time to start her own family, she decided she would always be upfront and...

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What Does It Take To Boost K-3 Literacy?

Forty percent of the state's third-graders tested below grade level in reading last school year. Those are levels of achievement many parents and legisl...

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State Health Plan Changes Considered

The Board of Trustees that manages the state health insurance plans for government employees is considering major changes to the state health plan. The ...

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