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Michael Tomsic

Michael Tomsic appears in the following:

A Prospective Pro Athletes' Backup Plan? Pit Crewing For NASCAR

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Some college athletes who dreamed of going into pro sports are instead finding full-time work on NASCAR pit crews. NASCAR is recruiting athletes, not mechanics, and has a special training center.

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For Pro Sports, Public Relations Going High-Tech, Real Time

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The NFL, NASCAR and others have built social media command centers to engage directly with fans during live events.

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DOJ Sues North Carolina Over New Voting Law

Friday, October 04, 2013

This week, the United States Department of Justice sued North Carolina over the state's restrictive new voting law. Among other things, the law requires voters to use special government IDs, cuts back on early voting, and eliminates same day voter registration. Michael Tomsic is a reporter for WFAE in Charlotte, North Carolina and Kareem Crayton is a professor of law at the University of North Carolina law school.

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Too Much Rain Washes Out Crops In The South

Monday, August 26, 2013

Parts of the South have seen record rainfall this year. After years of drought, you'd think all that rain would be a good thing. But too much of the wet stuff is bad for farmers' crops.

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North Carolina Overhauls Election Process

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Last week North Carolina became the latest when the Governor signed an election law overhaul that includes a voter ID requirement, reduces early voting hours, and prohibits same-day registration. Michael Tomsic is a reporter for WFAE in Charlotte, North Carolina. He says what started as a simple voter ID bill took on a new life after the Supreme Court's ruling in June.

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In Weak Economy, College Grads 'Surge' Into Military

Saturday, August 18, 2012

The weak economy may be bad for most Americans, but it's good for military recruiting. Since the recession began in 2007, there's been a steady increase in the number of college graduates joining the armed forces — including some who never imagined themselves in uniform.

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