Topic: North Carolina
In the upcoming hurricane season, two or three storms will be major events along the coastal US, according to AccuWeather.com.
03/10/2010 01:50 pm
Sport fishermen worry about an eroding 'right to fish' as the Obama administration shifts fishing policy to include United Nations objectives. Proponents say fishermen have much to gain by zoning uses of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems.
03/09/2010 06:17 pm
The demands of blogging have pushed many to abandon the form for faster, simpler word bursts on Twitter or Facebook.
03/08/2010 07:53 pm
Duluth, Minnesota, pledges to rename its first-born children as part of a YouTube stunt to capture Google's broadband network. But it'll face competition from Google, Kansas (a.k.a. Topeka).
03/04/2010 07:55 pm
Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Thursday that 15 states and the District of Columbia are finalists for Race to the Top education grants. The winners will be chosen in April.
03/04/2010 06:53 pm
A racially themed party and an incident involving a noose have roiled UC San Diego. But if the school handles the incidents appropriately, some academic experts say, students could ultimately benefit from an enhanced classroom experience.
03/02/2010 08:50 pm
Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal and President Hamid Karzai's deputy walked the streets of Marjah Monday. With US-led forces now in control of the former Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan, US and Afghan officials told Marjah residents that the Taliban were gone - and life would improve.
03/02/2010 12:03 pm
Voters in at least three states will decide whether to enshrine a right to hunt in constitutions. Critics see the measures as a political 'wedge' issue.
02/26/2010 04:15 pm
Two environmental groups report that at least 31 cases of coal ash waste contamination in 14 states are not listed by the EPA. Dangerous chemicals include arsenic, selenium, and boron.
02/24/2010 07:10 pm
The fifth big snowstorm to hit the East Coast this season - forecast to begin Thursday - has meteorologists reaching for Thesauruses and trash-talking in their efforts to top one another. At what point does a legitimate warning of a 'Monster Storm' become hype?
02/24/2010 04:20 pm