‘The Headliners’ part 2: Plug-In NC, Startup Grind Triad & more events across NC

Keeping track with our initiative to spotlight North Carolina startup and tech events, WRAL TechWire’s weekly “Headliners” column is now divided into two parts—inside and outside the Triangle. Following is a list of May meetups, conferences, workshops, socials and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Piedmont Triad, and other areas throughout North Carolina. To […]

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If Wolves explore trading Andrew Wiggins, here are some possible deals

Let’s start here: I think there’s a better chance than not that Andrew Wiggins is on the Timberwolves’ roster next season. He’s a talented 23-year-old former No. 1 overall pick and Rookie of the Year about to enter into five very highly paid years. The former makes it hard for the Wolves to give him […]

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Tech-Powered Real Estate Brokerage Redfin Expands to Asheville, N.C.

Homebuyers and Sellers Can Now Search for Homes on Redfin Website and App and Work with Redfin Agents ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — (RDFN) — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today announced the debut of its home-buying and selling services in Asheville, N.C. Redfin, which also announced its launch in Connecticut […]

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The Best Cities for America’s Top Expanding Professions

Securing employment is one of the precursors to homeownership, and the good news is that several growing industries are brimming with opportunity. However, in some cases, the markets teeming with employment opportunities harbor competitive and high-priced housing markets. “A red-hot economy is churning out jobs left and right, but the most in-demand gigs aren’t necessarily […]

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North Carolina Robert E. Lee monument vandalized for 2nd time

ASHEVILLE, NC (Citizen-Times) – A downtown Asheville monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee and the Dixie Highway, at the foot of the Vance Monument, has been literally de-faced. Lee’s visage, imprinted on a bronze plaque attached to a large piece of granite, has been scratched through as has much of the text beneath it.

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The Little Havana hotel of many faces is changing again | Merced Sun-Star

The Tower Hotel in Little Havana has lived many lives. Built in 1920, it’s been a YMCA, a World War II hospital, a haunt for jazz musicians Billie Holiday, Count Basie, and Chet Baker, the Tower Apartments and the Tower Hotel, and, most recently, the home of an immersive theater experience.

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Consequences of making school threats for students, parents

(Source: Raycom Media) WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Since the school shooting in Parkland, Fl. there have been numerous false threats made against Southeastern North Carolina schools. A total of seven students, ranging in age from 12-15 years old, have been charged with making false reports concerning mass violence on an educational property, a Class H […]

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Hear Young Students Explain Why They’re Pro-Life

This year, more than 100,000 people gathered in the nation’s capital to participate in the annual March for Life. Among them were many high school and college-aged students who support stricter laws on abortion or outlawing the procedure completely. In The Daily Signal’s latest video, we ask some of these students to explain to the […]

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