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Friday, February 24, 2017
A young Mexican driver is making the leap to NASCAR's top level this year, and he's looking to bring more Latino fans with him. Along with the addition of Daniel Suárez, NASCAR is pursuing efforts to become more diverse.
Monday, January 09, 2017
Over half a million people in North Carolina rely on insurance made available under the Affordable Care Act. Many are concerned about what happens if the federal health law is dismantled.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Just days before Election Day, civil rights groups are suing the state over claims that voters have been illegally removed from the rolls.
Sunday, October 16, 2016
The man some NASCAR racing fans call the last of the 'old school' drivers is retiring soon. Tony Stewart is known for his aggressive and controversial style.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Implants and intrauterine devices are endorsed by pediatricians, OB-GYNs and health officials as a way to help girls and women space their pregnancies and reduce the risk of having a premature baby.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Police and city officials in Charlotte, N.C., are asking for residents to be calm as they investigate a fatal police shooting that occurred Tuesday night. Protests followed and more than a dozen officers were hurt.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Voting rights advocates in the state say some Republicans are trying to sidestep a recent court decision and make it harder for African-Americans to vote.
Saturday, July 02, 2016
NASCAR is trying to diversify its workforce. The race teams want more minorities in their pit crews, and they're recruiting former college athletes.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Latinos who have recently arrived in the U.S. often have a hard time getting access to health care, including mental health care. Several universities are enlisting graduate students to help.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Indiana folded quickly on its "religious freedom" bill, but North Carolina lawmakers, especially top leaders, have shown little sign of wavering. NPR takes a look at the differences between the two state laws.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
There's a new battle in the fight over voting rights.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The idea is this: Negotiate a flat price with a few hospitals to cover surgery, physical therapy and certain other treatments. Companies save money and hospitals gain patients.
Friday, February 05, 2016
When the Carolina Panthers play the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50, Panthers coach Ron Rivera will become the second Latino head coach in Super Bowl history. And he's one reason why many in Charlotte's Latino community have become so enthusiastic about American football.
Rivera says his interest in football ...
Friday, January 15, 2016
The most well-known player on the NFL's best team this season is quarterback Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers. But the heart and soul of the Panthers is linebacker Thomas Davis who...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill training program for physician assistants recruits veterans and gives them credit for their experience.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Extensive flooding that drowned fields came on top of a summer of drought. Farming accounts for one out of every 10 jobs in the state. Many farmers will have the worst crop losses they've ever seen.
Friday, November 27, 2015
The Krispy Kreme Challenge Children's Specialty Clinic gets its name from a student-run charity race in Raleigh, N.C., that has already raised $1 million for kids. Still, some find the name unhealthy.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Jeff Gordon's clean cut style helped NASCAR connect with a new generation of racing fans. Many are reflecting on how Gordon helped change the sport as he finishes his final season.
Monday, July 13, 2015
The Justice Department is challenging North Carolina's 2013 elections law, a sweeping overhaul that could affect black voter turnout disproportionately.
Friday, June 12, 2015
NASCAR is probably not what you think of when it comes to being environmentally friendly. But it — and other sports leagues — is working to change that.