Archive for March, 2006

First Ladies

Monday, March 27th, 2006

On Sunday mornings in many churches across the country there\’s a man standing in the pulpit – tending to his flock. And right down front, on the first pew, is his wife – the first lady. Being a first lady is no easy task. That\’s why a small group of women in the triangle have come together to form a sisterhood of support. It is not your traditional minister\’s wives group. It\’s a sorority called – First Ladies United. They even have Greek letters. Leoneda Inge reports:

Calls for House Speaker Black to Resign

Monday, March 27th, 2006

The latest on the investigation into North Carolina House Speaker Jim Black. North Carolina Public Radio \”All Things Considered\” Host Rusty Jacobs talks to reporter Laura Leslie.

Las Noticias

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

In North Carolina, the demand for news in Spanish is growing. One sign of that is a just announced deal between one of the largest broadcasters in North Carolina and Que Pasa, an expanding network of Spanish language newspapers and radio stations. Jessica Jones reports.

Iraq War Protest

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Protesters marking the third anniversary of the start of hostilities in Iraq will be in Fayetteville tomorrow, the home of Fort Bragg. Both those for and against the US presence in Iraq are taking note of the change in the way the Bush Administration is describing the operation. Lorne Matalon reports from Fayetteville.

Recruiting Minorities

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Eleven historically Black Colleges and Universities from the MEAC Conference are in Raleigh this week to play a little basketball. The team still standing at the end of the weekend gets an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament. But the action is not confined to the court. Hundreds of minority high school students spent a day at the Progress Energy Center being schooled on what it takes to get into college. Leoneda Inge reports from Raleigh.