| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:18 PM
North Carolina is channeling Alabama and South Carolina when it comes to the best economic, social and political model for a U.S. Southern state.
For more than half a century, North Carolina has been progressive on education and public investments, and...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Walt Disney is preparing to eliminate approximately 175 positions at its Disney/ ABC Television Group, according to a person familiar with the situation, the latest in a string of cutbacks across its operations. Previous trims have taken place at the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation.
Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:35 PM
DURHAM, N.C. -- To cries of "Shame! Shame! Shame!" from outraged women, the state Senate in North Carolina on Wednesday passed a bill that would impose new licensing requirements and other restrictions on abortion clinics.
Hundreds of protesters, most...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Anne Arundel County Police last week arrested a North Carolina man who they said was using a party promotion business in the county as a front for human trafficking and prostitution.
Michael D. Boswell Jr., 30, of Raleigh, N.C., was arrested June 20...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Have you ever been to a sports bar where NONE of the televisions are working and everyone is watching the game on their iPhone or iPad? Yeah, neither had I until tonight.
Let's start from the beginning. Tonight was a relatively 'easy' night for us...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Scotty McCreery's decision to enroll at North Carolina State University last fall might not have created as big of a buzz in the media as James Franco's and Emma Watson's pursuit of a college education, but that doesn't mean the 2011 “American Idol&...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:52 AM
It was a busy morning for concert announcements. The nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth unveiled details of shows by Phoenix (Aug. 30) and Hank Williams Jr. (Aug. 31.) Also, the Icelandic band Sigur Ros will play Norfolk on Sept. 24.
The Sigur Ros...
| May 4, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Two Annapolis sailors, Jeff Borland and Tim Williams, took advantage of favorable winds on their home Chesapeake Bay waters to take the lead in their classes Saturday at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Borland leads the nine-boat Etchells class...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Kenni Patrick, a student at St. Vincent Pallotti High School, served as a page for the North Carolina House of Representatives, in Raleigh, N.C. The daughter of Kenneth and Tanya Patrick, of Laurel, she was sponsored by Rep. Julia Howard (Republican-...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:44 PM
We're learning new details about a police search that caught a lot of attention in Bedford County and Lynchburg.
Officers spent most of Wednesday afternoon looking for two men. Little information was made public at the time for why the search was...