Archive for November, 2005

Judging MBA Ethics

Monday, November 21st, 2005

If you own stocks, or shares in a hedge fund, chances are you depend on a portfolio manager’s expertise. So how do we know those managers have learned to give good advice? MBA students from the nation’s top programs recently got a chance to show what they’ve learned in a competition judged by some of Wall Street’s leading money managers. Lorne Matalon reports.

Lottery Director Named

Friday, November 18th, 2005

North Carolina has its first lottery director. He was chosen by unanimous consent of the State Lottery Commission. Laura Leslie reports from the state capitol.

NCCU Moves to Division I

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

North Carolina Central University will join the ranks of Division I athletic programs. The school’s board of trustees voted unanimously to move the historically black university up and out of the Division II CIAA. The move means tougher competition on the playing field and bigger budgets to fill. Rusty Jacobs reports.

Drought in Raleigh

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

Thirty two North Carolina Counties are experiencing moderate to severe drought conditions. Municipalities have imposed water restrictions. Raleigh is considering tightening its conservation measures even further. In other words – as water levels drop – fines could go up. Rusty Jacobs reports.

NC Downtown Renaissance

Monday, November 14th, 2005

There is a buzz of activity underway in downtowns in the Triangle. Some are calling it a renaissance. In downtown Durham, almost every major street is undergoing some type of improvement. Developers and architects say they are preparing for the day when people will be fighting to own a place to live downtown. Leoneda Inge reports.