The online textbox “21st Century Wellness” for the required Lifetime Fitness class at UNC-Chapel Hill calls cancer a disease of choice and describes a theory that Holocaust victims failed to tap into their inner strength.
Research at N.C. State University shows that prospective teachers were worse at recognizing emotions on black faces than on white faces. The undergraduates also mislabeled more black faces as ‘angry’ and thought misbehaving black boys showed more hostility than misbehaving white boys.
Enrollment has dropped three years in a row in North Carolina’s traditional public schools, even as it’s increased in charter schools, private schools and homeschools. Changes in state policy have expanded school choice options for families.
A 52-year-old Mecklenburg County Jail inmate died Thursday after jumping from a second floor housing pod in the jail, Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s officials said. It is the jail’s fourth inmate death in 2018.
An NCSU database lists 607 poisonous native and invasive plants in North Carolina. Here are some of the most dangerous and common outdoor plants on that list for humans and animals, including mushrooms, hemlock, oleander, poison oak and poison ivy.
A landslide toppled boulders, trees and mud onto North Carolina highway US 74A near Grant Mountain Road in Henderson County. Heavy rains were to blame, as with the deadly landslides in May in the mountains.
Ric Flair congratulated famous wrestler Hulk Hogan on his “well deserved” reinstatement to the WWE Hall of Fame after a three year ban. WWE tossed Hogan for racial slurs caught on a sex tape, the AP reported.
The host committee of the 2020 Republican National Convention would pay Charlotte for costs that are not covered by an expected $50 million federal grant, according to the city’s summary of two key contracts.
The City of Charlotte released a summary Sunday night of what it said would be in two contracts related to the city’s hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention. City Council plans to vote on the contracts Monday.
Mayor Vi Lyles speaks about the possibility of the Republican National Convention coming to Charlotte at a meeting of the Democratic Women of Mecklenburg Wednesday at AME Little Rock Mount Zion church in First Ward.