Archive for June, 2005

ACC Players in the NBA Draft

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

The NBA draft is today. Wake Forest, North Carolina, Duke and NC State all have players hoping to land a spot on a team. Eric Hodge spoke with Dave DeWitt from the State of Things about the half dozen players from the ACC who could get picked in the first round today.

Fayetteville\’s Mixed Reception for President Bush

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

President Bush is at Fort Bragg to deliver what the White House is calling a major policy address about the war in Iraq. The President will likely get a warm reception in the controlled environment of a sprawling military base. But outside Fort Bragg’s gates, a more varied response is expected. Rusty Jacobs reports from Fayetteville

Military Spouses\’ Career Struggles

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Being married to a soldier has its own unique challenges. Besides having to wait out long deployments, military spouses have a hard time building their own careers because they have to move so often. But a partnership between the Army and almost 20 Fortune 500 companies seeks to change that. Jessica Jones reports from Fayetteville.

Channel Advisor

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Housewives and entrepreneurs have made buying and selling stuff on the internet as American as baseball. E-bay now boasts 150-million registered users worldwide. E-bay is 10 years old this month. One company wishing e-bay a happy birthday – and many more – is R-T-P based company Channel Advisor. Leoneda Inge reports.

Durham School Board Acrimony

Friday, June 24th, 2005

The Durham School Board has gained quite a reputation in recent years for its divisiveness. At meetings, board members argue at length over everything from procedural matters to budgets. And it\’s not unusual for votes to split along racial lines. So now, in an effort to end acrimony, some community groups are trying to change the way school board members are elected. Jessica Jones reports.