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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.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Patients are flocking to community health clinics for care. Obamacare advertising brought a lot of people out of the woodwork who wanted health insurance but didn't qualify for it.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The South Carolina landmark that's both loved and lampooned has gained national celebrity. But the peach's bright paint has soured over the years, so it's getting a makeover — to the chagrin of some.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Some hospitals are using a remote command center to keep an eye on ICU patients. This brings the expertise of a major medical center to rural hospitals — and may help keep the rural centers open.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
On Dec. 1, 1963, Wendell Scott became the first African-American to win a race in NASCAR's top division. More than 50 years later, he is still the only African-American to have done that.
The new NASCAR season begins this weekend, and some in the sport are using Scott's recent induction ...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Though admissions lagged behind pre-recession levels and stadium seats are being torn out, 2014's new playoff model and speedway brawls made for one of the most thrilling seasons in the past decade.
Monday, February 16, 2015
The Affordable Care Act made sure that hospitals scoring well on patient satisfaction surveys are paid more by Medicare. But some say that gives small, boutique hospitals an unfair edge.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Normally, colleges create their football teams. But now we have the story of a football coach who created a college. It's an online school called College of Faith in Charlotte, N.C.