| Oct 10, 2009
| 9:37 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles came in dead average among 55 large metropolises ranked for smarts by the Daily Beast, a New York-based website founded by former Vanity Fair editor Tina Brown.
Among the site's "America's Smartest Cities," L.A. came in 27th,...
| Oct 14, 2009
Luz Maria Diaz knew what happened to illegal immigrants at the Wake County jail. But her teenage daughters didn't.
So when the girls were arrested after fighting on their high school campus in September, they freely admitted that they were born in...
| Nov 11, 2009
| 10:56 AM
GOLDSBORO, N.C. -- A middle school in North Carolina is selling test scores to students in a bid to raise money.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Wednesday that a parent advisory council at Rosewood Middle School in Goldsboro come up with the...
| Jun 30, 2009
| 7:54 PM
Employees at American Airlines reservation center in Windsor were delivered bad news on Monday. Billy Sanz, Spokesperson for the company, said slower business forced the company to make tough decisions. Unfortunately for the Windsor office, where...
| Aug 4, 2009
| 10:17 PM
UCF lost a possible recruit Tuesday when wide receiver Matt James of Sanderson High in Raleigh, N.C., committed to Wake Forest, according to the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer.
The Observer reported that James, a 6-foot-6, 196-pounder, chose Wake over UCF,...
| Aug 6, 2009
| 12:46 PM
President Obama at a town hall meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina
| Aug 20, 2009
Raleigh, North Carolina businessman Buddy Howard used to feel his heart race and dread set in every time he thought about driving up profits at his equity research firm or was faced with an unwieldy project that seemed impossible to complete. Then his 11-...
| Mar 30, 2009
A gunman burst into a North Carolina nursing home Sunday morning and started "shooting everything," barging into the rooms of terrified patients, sparing some without explanation while killing seven residents and a nurse.
Authorities said Robert...
| Jan 23, 2005
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. If requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36104; (800) 252-...