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LA City Council honors pioneering Councilwoman Rita Walters

The Los Angeles City Council paid tribute on Friday, Feb. 21 to Rita Walters, the first black woman elected to the council, a longtime city library commissioner and a former teacher and member of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education. Walters died Wednesday at age 89. Councilman Curren Price, who holds the 9th District seat once occupied by Walters, made the motion to adjourn Friday’s council meeting in honor of Walters. “During a time of great oppression for African-America...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Obituaries, Obituary, Lausd, City Council, Price, North Carolina, Local News, Naacp, Los Angeles City Council, Ucla, Watts, American Civil Liberties Union


McConnell-aligned Super PAC behind ads supporting liberal candidate in North Carolina Senate race

A mysterious PAC that emerged earlier this year in the US Senate race in North Carolina and propped up insurgent Democratic State Sen. Erica Smith in the Democratic primary was backed by a group aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Federal Election Commission filing reveals.
Tags: Senate, Cnn, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, North Carolina, Democratic, McConnell, Federal Election Commission, Democratic State Sen Erica Smith


Copyright suit over sharing of “wrong on so many levels” meme

A popular meme went around social media with a photo of an assortment of carpenter’s levels each with the word “wrong” taped on it, and typically accompanied by the comment “This is wrong on so many levels.” Among the many that shared this was a family-owned small business in North Carolina that develops curricular materials on grammar and other language arts, and has a large following for its Facebook page. More than a year and a half later a lawsuit arrived from “on behalf of Matthew Bradley o...
Tags: Facebook, Photography, New York, Law, Uncategorized, Copyright, North Carolina, Bradley, AG, Liebowitz, Windsor California, Matthew Bradley, Richard Liebowitz, AG Representing Bradley, Dan Booth Law


Snow Day

Kids all over western North Carolina were thrilled yesterday when snow closed the schools. And I was a bit surprised to find myself doing a little happy dance too as I cancelled my writing class. I enjoy my classes. And this class will be made up. But somehow this cancellation felt like a little mini-vacation.  Woo hoo! [Author: Vicki Lane]
Tags: Gardening, North Carolina, Vicki Lane


Pioneering former L.A. Councilwoman Rita Walters dies at 89

Rita Walters, the first black woman ever elected to the Los Angeles City Council and a former member of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education, died Thursday, Feb. 20, at age 89. Rita Walters, the first black woman elected to the Los Angeles City Council and a former member of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education, died today at age 89. Walters, a former teacher, served on the LAUSD board for more than a decade before being elected to the City Council, fi...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Obituaries, Obituary, Lausd, Kobe Bryant, City Council, North Carolina, Local News, Naacp, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, Ucla, Watts


Good Samaritan Survives 75-Foot Fall Off Highway Bridge

A FedEx driver who stopped to help a stranded driver on a North Carolina highway fell 75 feet (23 meters) from a bridge and survived.
Tags: News, North Carolina, Highway Bridge


North Carolina prepares for wintry blast as 437-day snow drought ends

Wintry conditions began making a rare appearance in North Carolina Thursday, and the state ramped up preparations to mitigate as many hazards as possible as the rain and snow moved in. For many areas, that has meant school being canceled, businesses being closed and residents staying inside.On Thursday morning, Gov. Roy Cooper said 29 school districts in the state would be closed for the day while 55 others were releasing students early in advance of the snow.> When you haven't seen snow in ...
Tags: Chuck, Science, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Accuweather, Department Of Transportation, Raleigh, Cooper, State Highway Patrol, McNeill, Crossville Tennessee, Roy Cooper, Williamson County, Wadell


Midwest, Northeast to feel like spring again, after winter's brief visit

The cold weather settling into the Midwest and Northeast this week would normally go unnoticed by the second half of February, but amid this winter's unusually mild weather, it stands out and still commands some respect for those who must work or spend time walking outdoors for any length of time.The leading edge of Arctic air produced snow squalls, gusty winds and blowing snow in the Montreal area on Wednesday morning, which were a factor in a fatal 200-vehicle pileup. Squalls associated wi...
Tags: National Weather Service, New York, Science, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Boston, Virginia, New York City, Chicago, Canada, Atlantic, Arctic, Noaa, Philadelphia, Montreal, North Carolina


Archers Of Loaf – “Raleigh Days”

Archers Of Loaf are really coming back. The beloved North Carolina indie-rock heroes, fronted by future Crooked Fingers leader Eric Bachmann, came together in 1991 and released four albums in quick succession before breaking up in 1998. In 2011, they reunited to play the occasional live show. They've been working on … More »
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We created a digital magazine for Cousins in Clay - May 30-31, 2020

Cousins in Clay - Digital Magazine - Bulldog Pottery - May 30-31, 2020 Digital Magazine for Cousins in Clay at Bulldog Pottery, Seagrove, NC Hi! We are super thrilled to be hosting Cousins in Clay this year on May 30-31, 2020.  We created a digital magazine to accompany the Cousins in Clay website. It provides a bit more information about our event, accommodations, and some of the other pottery adventures that are available to visitors near by when you visit us for the weekend. ...
Tags: Art, North Carolina, Clay, Seagrove, Bakersville, Bulldog Pottery Seagrove NC, Michael Kline Pottery, Digital Magazine for Cousins in Clay


Travel Alert February 2020: Winter Weather to Affect Virginia and North Carolina

If Virginia and North Carolina are in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a rare winter storm in these states. Snow is forecast to fall in an area from... The post Travel Alert February 2020: Winter Weather to Affect Virginia and North Carolina appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Virginia, Airlines, North Carolina, News And Weather


Cop who told driver not to record police demoted

The North Carolina officers apparently did not know that Jesse Bright was a defense attorney when they told him it was illegal to film cops last month
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‘There Is Not Some Separation Between Jesus and Justice.’ How Rev. William J. Barber II Uses His Faith to Fight for the Poor

For 27 years, the Rev. William J. Barber II has been the pastor at a church in the small city of Goldsboro, N.C. But on a recent afternoon, he could be found at a hotel in Raleigh, about an hour away from home. His work as an activist takes him to the state capital often enough that he’s well known there. Not long after, he’d move on to an event in Charleston, S.C., and then to Iowa, where he’d lead a march demanding a presidential debate on poverty. Barber is ever in motion, and he’s still...
Tags: News, Washington, Uncategorized, America, Indiana, Iowa, Social Security, Equality, Faith, Jesus, North Carolina, Naacp, Martin Luther King Jr, Barber, Charleston, Raleigh


Asheville, NC, for LGBTQ travelers

Though the southeast , in general, has never been among the most gay-friendly regions in the United States, there are some pockets, namely urban areas, where the LGBTQ community is not only welcomed but also embraced. One such place is Asheville, North Carolina. The southern charm in Asheville is warm and sincere. Being downtown and among the lively crowd of both tourists and locals, you’d be forgiven for forgetting, if even for a moment, that North Carolina was at the epicenter of the “bathr...
Tags: Travel, US, United States, Lgbtq, Bill, North Carolina, All, New Belgium, Henry, Bryan, Avett Brothers, Emily, Angela, Flora, Asheville NC, Blue Ridge Mountains


Rain, flood and repeat likely to be the weather mantra in the South this spring

The pattern that has been unleashing excessive rainfall and reoccurring flooding is predicted to continue across the flood-weary southern United States through the spring -- and following a soaker during the middle of this week, another rainstorm is expected to roll into the region early next week.The storm this week will trigger rain across much of the Interstate 10 and 20 corridors into Thursday, and enough cold air will be in place farther north for winter to pay a visit with snow predicted i...
Tags: National Weather Service, Science, Virginia, United States, Tennessee, Louisiana, Gulf Coast, North Carolina, Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, Accuweather, South Carolina, South, Gulf, Mississippi River, Piedmont


Inside Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia in Women

Often we don’t really consider gender dynamics in treatment or medication. A lot of medications are only tested on men because of the risk of pregnancy, etc. This means there are whole drugs that have made it to market that may not have ever been tested with women. Schizophrenia affects women in many different ways than men. In this episode schizophrenic Rachel Star Withers and cohost Gabe Howard discuss differences in age, symptoms, treatments, lifestyle, parenthood in the genders as ...
Tags: Psychology, Amazon, India, America, Mental Health, Karen, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia, Iowa, Va, Psychotherapy, John, Mental Illness, Women's Health, North Carolina, Women's Issues


Huggins ties Smith at 879 as No. 17 WVU beats Oklahoma State

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins had a better time being around North Carolina great Dean Smith than talking about tying him on the career wins list. The 17th-ranked Mountaineers took over early in the second half to beat Oklahoma State 65-47 Tuesday night, giving Huggins his 879th victory to match Smith for sixth all-time among Division I coaches. “I got to spend a lot of time with him," Huggins said.
Tags: News, West Virginia, Basketball, WVU, North Carolina, Smith, Oklahoma State, Mountaineers, Bob Huggins, Huggins, Dean Smith


WWI helmet was better blast protection than new one: US study

A helmet used by French soldiers in World War I provided better protection from overhead blasts than a modern American model, according to a US university study. Biomedical engineers from North Carolina's Duke University tested the performance of several models of World War I helmet and the US Advanced Combat Helmet by subjecting them to shock waves. "While we found that all helmets provided a substantial amount of protection against blast, we were surprised to find that the 100-year-old helme...
Tags: News, US, North Carolina, Duke University, Joost


With Melania Laying Low, Trump Campaign Turns to Karen Pence to Help Attract Suburban Women

(WASHINGTON) — Karen Pence has no shortage of projects. The wife of Vice President Mike Pence promotes the healing power of art therapy and help for military spouses. She’s into honeybees and supports sister cities. She’s a watercolorist who designs the family’s annual Christmas card and teaches art at a religious elementary school. Now, she’s beginning to campaign on her own to help win a second term for President Donald Trump and her husband. And with first lady Melania Trump largely avoi...
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North Carolina appeals court blocks voter ID law

North Carolina's Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked the state's new voter ID law from taking effect, a move that will likely prevent it from being in place in time for the 2020 elections.
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Argument preview: Justices to consider whether the Appalachian Trail blocks proposed natural gas pipeline

On Monday, February 24, the Supreme Court will hear argument in U.S. Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association and Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association. These consolidated cases pit a pipeline developer and the U.S. Forest Service against environmental groups that want to halt the pipeline’s construction and protect the Appalachian Trail. The court will have to construe several statutes, including the Mineral Leasing Act, which promotes pipel...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Virginia, West Virginia, Georgia, Atlantic, United States, Maine, North Carolina, East Coast, Forest Service, Marcellus Shale, Duke Energy, National Park Service


'It's gonna snow:' North Carolina, southern Virginia brace for brunt of winter storm

The South has been flooded with rounds of heavy rain and severe thunderstorms as springlike warmth has returned at times in recent weeks. However, a change is coming that wintry have wintry consequences prior to the end of this week.Just enough cold air will sink southward from the Midwest and the Northeast to cause some trouble as a winter storm arrives across Arkansas Wednesday night to North Carolina and southern Virginia on Thursday and Thursday night.Areas of the South expected to endure th...
Tags: Science, Virginia, New York City, Alabama, Atlanta, Georgia, Atlantic, Arkansas, Tennessee, Philadelphia, North Carolina, Accuweather, South Carolina, South, Miller, Midwest


Accumulating snow may be headed for parts of the South

The South has been flooded with rounds of heavy rain and severe thunderstorms as springlike warmth has returned at times in recent weeks. However, a change is coming that can have wintry consequences in some locations prior to the end of this week.Just enough cold air will sink southward from the Midwest and the Northeast to cause some trouble from Arkansas Wednesday night to North Carolina on Thursday and Thursday night.A storm will move eastward along a north-to-south temperature boundary. War...
Tags: Science, Virginia, Alabama, Atlanta, Georgia, Atlantic, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, Accuweather, South Carolina, South, Miller, Midwest, Danville, CHATTANOOGA Tennessee


Officials, residents in North Carolina brace for biggest snowfall of season

Officials and road crews in North Carolina scrambled to prepare for a winter storm that AccuWeather forecasters say could dump the biggest snowfall of the season throughout much of the state. Numerous counties in the eastern portion of North Carolina and several spots in southern Virginia were under Winter Storm Warnings on Thursday as the storm moved eastward.Much of the rest of North Carolina was under a winter weather advisory or some other weather alert. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and st...
Tags: Science, Virginia, New York City, Alabama, Atlanta, Georgia, Atlantic, Tennessee, Philadelphia, North Carolina, Accuweather, South Carolina, South, Miller, Charlotte, Raleigh


North Carolina coach Roy Williams lets curse word slip, vents after another crushing last-second loss

UNC coach Roy Williams let all the emotion attached to a 10-16 season come out after he saw his team lose another game on a last-second shot.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Notre Dame stages major comeback, beats North Carolina 77-76

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey wasn't surprised sophomore Nate Laszewski hit another critical shot for the Fighting Irish. Laszewski swished a 3-pointer from the left wing with 1.8 seconds remaining for the final count as the Irish stormed back from a 15-point second-half deficit for a 77-76 victory over beleaguered North Carolina on Monday night. “As soon as he caught it, there was no hesitation,” Brey said of his sophomore forward.
Tags: News, North Carolina, Brey, Mike Brey, North Carolina Tar Heels, Laszewski, Nate Laszewski


Sand Dunes of Jockey’s Ridge in North Carolina

The post Sand Dunes of Jockey’s Ridge in North Carolina appeared first on LandLopers.
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Woldetensae shoots Virginia past North Carolina

Tomas Woldetensae shot himself and his team out of trouble. Woldetensae scored 18 points and made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to lift Virginia past North Carolina 64-62 on Saturday night. Mamadi Diakite added 15 points for the Cavaliers (17-7, 9-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won for the fifth time in six games.
Tags: News, Virginia, Basketball, North Carolina, Cavaliers, Atlantic Coast Conference, Mamadi Diakite, Tomas Woldetensae, Woldetensae


UVA's Tomas Woldenstae's game-winner stuns Tar Heels in Chapel Hill

Tomas Woldetensae scored 18 points and made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to lift Virginia past North Carolina 64-62 on Saturday night. Mamadi Diakite added 15 points for the Cavaliers (17-7, 9-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won for the fifth time in six games. Woldetensae's winning shot came after North Carolina's Christian Keeling made three free throws to give the Tar Heels a 62-61 lead with 10.3 seconds left.
Tags: News, Virginia, Basketball, North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Cavaliers, Atlantic Coast Conference, Christian Keeling, Mamadi Diakite, Tomas Woldetensae, Tomas Woldenstae


Virginia teen accused of killing his mother and 6-year-old brother before fleeing to North Carolina

A Virginia teen was arrested in North Carolina on Saturday on suspicion of killing his mother and 6-year-old brother, authorities said.
Tags: News, Virginia, Stories, North Carolina