Did Durham's Duffer Brothers, creators of the Netflix series "Stranger Things," drop a Michael Peterson reference in the first season of the show, when Chief Hopper mentions an owl attack? The brothers are known to include Durham references.
The Smithfield pork packing plant in Tar Heel was unionized by the UFCW union in 2008, after 15 years of hearings, investigations, lawsuits and a riot. In 'Hog Wild,'" journalist Lynn Waltz recounts Smithfield's campaign to smash the union.
Former first lady Michelle Obama says her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless.