North Carolina families surveyed on state’s school calendar law

The General Assembly’s Program Evaluation Division and the North Carolina PTA have partnered to conduct an online survey about how the school calendar affects families. The Program Evaluation Division is studying how North Carolina’s school calendar law has affected schools and students.

Hokies overwhelm ECU 54-17 in Blacksburg

The Virginia Tech Hokies scored on their final five possessions of the first half, including all four of their second-quarter possessions, to overwhelm East Carolina and snap a two-game losing streak to the Pirates.

When will millennials start liking Hillary Clinton?

Many millennials believe it’s inevitable that Hillary Clinton will be elected president, but she is not revered by young people. They would much rather vote for third-party candidates as a form of rebellion. The prospect of President Trump could change their minds.

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Crowds flock to see big, stinky corpse flower at NCSU

Crowds gathers to view a rare titan arum, otherwise known as a corpse flower, which bloomed at the Marye Anne Fox Teaching Greenhouses at NC State in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. The titan arum is named Lupin, by Brandon Huber, who raised it and is earning his master’s degree in horticultural science and plant breeding at N.C. State.
Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Crowds flock to see big, stinky corpse flower at NCSU 1:24

Crowds flock to see big, stinky corpse flower at NCSU

Keith Lamont Scott's wife releases video of shooting 2:24

Keith Lamont Scott's wife releases video of shooting

Swift Water Team Rescues Several in Windsor 1:28

Swift Water Team Rescues Several in Windsor

Protesters march through uptown Charlotte in wake of police shooting 0:47

Protesters march through uptown Charlotte in wake of police shooting