State will expand unemployment benefits to federal employees working full-time for no pay
Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) is expanding unemployment benefits to federal workers who, since the partial shutdown began, were deemed “essential” and were directed to work full-time without pay. This includes TSA agents, Coast Guard personnel, border patrol agents, food safety inspectors, FBI agents, and many others. Since …
Surprising North Carolina State to face North Carolina
North Carolina State has been one of college basketball's biggest surprises, passing nearly every big test so far The 15th-ranked Wolfpack will get perhaps the toughest one yet on Tuesday, facing No. 12 North Carolina. "We haven't really talked about the buzz a lot," N.C. State coach Kevin Keats said. "I try to keep, not just this team, but all of my teams in the moment. Obviously, I'm not naive. I understand our guys read social media and they understand everything about what's…
What to Watch: Could North Carolina backtrack affect Texas?
AUSTIN, Texas -- As Texas grapples with whether to embrace a North Carolina-style 'bathroom bill,' that state is working to water down its own. North Carolina state lawmakers last week approved legislation not fully repealing…
What channel is the Syracuse basketball game on? (at North Carolina)
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Syracuse basketball (18-9, 9-5 ACC) has another chance for a Top 5 win when the Orange visit the 5th ranked North Carolina Tar Heels (22-5, 12-2 ACC) on Tuesday night The game tips off at 9 p.m. at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill and will be televised on Raycom Sports affiliates. Tim Brando and Dan Bonner will be the announcers. In the Syracuse area, the game will be shown on WSTQ – CW 6. In other Central…
NCAA tournament: North Carolina is your tour guide for the Final Four
Consider North Carolina the tour guide at this year’s Final Four. The Tar Heels will be making their record 20th trip, and most of the players on this year’s roster were on hand last season to find out all about the agony of coming oh-so
Why North Carolina is vulnerable to hurricanes
As Hurricane Florence churns toward the East Coast with catastrophic power, the storm has become a reminder of how vulnerable North Carolina's coast is.
How the Great War divided North Carolina
Tar Heels were split over whether nation should enter World War I or remain neutral.
Duke at North Carolina: How to watch and what to know
The North Carolina Tar Heels and Duke Blue Devils play on Saturday at the Smith Center. Here’s where to watch and what to know.
Body of kidnapped North Carolina teen found 10 miles from home
LUMBERTON, N.C. — A body found in North Carolina has been preliminarily identified as a 13-year-old girl kidnapped outside her home, investigators said Wednesday, ending a three-week search involvi…
How Is the North Carolina HB2 Repeal a Compromise?
BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | The state of North Carolina today, March 30, repealed HB2, the law enacted a little over a year ago that aroused heated protests and boycotts, generated several lawsuits, and sparked a national conversation about gender identity and sex-specific public bathrooms and locker rooms. Legislative leaders and the new Democratic governor, Roy…
What channel is the Syracuse football game on? (vs. North Carolina)
Photo by Adam Rombel/BJNN of Raycom Sports broadcast on a television SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Syracuse Orange football team (4-2, 1-2 ACC) looks to rebound from back-to-back losses when it hosts the North Carolina Tar Heels (1-4, 1-2 ACC) on Saturday afternoon. The Homecoming Weekend game kicks off at 12:20 p.m. at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse and will be shown on Raycom Sports affiliates in local markets. In the Syracuse area, the game will be shown on WSTM Channel 3, the NBC…
How to watch Kentucky-North Carolina in NCAA Tournament
The South No. 2 seed Kentucky Wildcats face No. 1 seed North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 in the late game Friday in Memphis, about 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game between North Carolina and Butler set to tip at 7:09 p.
Facts and history of North Carolina Interstates
The genesis for the interstate system began when President Franklin D. Roosevelt became interested in the construction of a network of major highways that could provide jobs for more people
World Series includes more than 20 players with North Carolina ties
If you’ve been a regular at area minor-league ballparks over the last few seasons, chances are you’ve seen a player or two who will star in the historic World Series starting Tuesday in Cleveland. UNC alum and pitcher Andrew Miller is one of 14 former North Carolina minor-leaguers who will suit up for American League champion Cleveland, while eight others are members of the National League champion Chicago Cubs.
How wind energy can work for North Carolina
Pete Mills, Policy Intern at Think NC First In 1903, the Wright Brothers chose to test their flyer in Kitty Hawk thanks to the “evenness of its wind c...
Guide to Reporting on Transgender Issues in North Carolina Released
RALEIGH – A coalition of organizations that promote equal rights and offer support for transgender North Carolinians today released Reporting on Transgender Issues: A Reference Guide for North Carolina Media, a guide intended to provide North Carolina media outlets with proper terminology, North Carolina sources, and story ideas that can assist editors, producers, and reporters with their coverage of transgender individuals and issues.
Credit Union For Immigrants & More, What North Carolina & Omaha Are Getting Right On Immigration
In part three of a TMFS interview, Susan E. Eaton discusses her new book, Integration Nation: Immigrants, Refugees And America At Its Best and how people in ...
Insider's Guide to North Carolina Ski Resorts
North Carolina offers several family-friendly ski resorts that are just a short drive from Atlanta.
The Search is On for North Carolina's Top Youth Volunteers of 2019
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards will grant two North Carolina honorees ,000, a medallion and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.
UCLA’s Jaylen Hands hopes to learn from uneven performance against North Carolina
When Jaylen Hands is at his best, so are the Bruins as he dished out eight assists and UCLA took a five-point lead over a top-10 team last week.