As the longest economic expansion in modern history heads into a new decade, some North Carolinians have seen their fortunes grow while others have been left out. Reporter Jason deBruyn and photographer Ben McKeown spent months examining this trend. Explore our series Where We Live online and tune into Morning Edition starting Tuesday. Tap the link in the bio to read and hear the full story. #housing #affordablehousing #triangle #northcarolina
Here's how some of you responded when @thestateofthings asked about how you handle the mental load of parenting. . . The show took a deep dive into how different parents are navigating the social expectations and systemic forces that impact raising a kid in the U.S. . . Three mothers and journalists shared their take: Katherine Goldstein of @thedoubleshift, @angelagarbes and Dani McClain.
Mecklenburg County Elections Director Michael Dickerson demonstrates a new touch-screen voting machine manufactured by Election Systems and Software, or ES&S. The electronic ballot-marking device emits a ticket with the names of the selected candidates and a bar code at the top. Those tickets are then fed into tabulators. Early voting for North Carolina’s Super Tuesday primaries, on March 3, begins next month. Almost a quarter of North Carolina's counties will be using new elections equipment to replace outdated touch-screen systems that were de-certified by the state in December. 📷by Rusty Jacobs / WUNC #mecklenburgcounty #northcarolina #elections #wuncphotos
2020 will be a high stakes (and expensive 💰💰) election year for North Carolina. We're launching a new video series to get you up to speed on the issues. What are the biggest questions you have ahead of the #2020election primaries?
TROSA resident Kyle Dodway and about a half dozen other volunteers worked to pack and transport McDougald Terrace donations from the Durham Salvation Army to a larger distributions spot, University Ford. TROSA says they packed about 9,000 pounds of goods. Hundreds of people remain displaced again this week after a carbon monoxide scare at the public housing apartments. 📷by Leoneda Inge/ WUNC #durham #northcarolina #wuncphotos
Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talked with a potential voter before going on stage at North Carolina Central University's law school on January 12, 2020. He's preparing for this week’s debate after a weekend of campaigning in North Carolina. The billionaire's showing in two regional polls qualified him for the debate just before the deadline. 📷by Josie Taris/ WUNC #2020election #nccu #durhamnc #wuncphotos
Lindsey Jefferies @fashion_and_fit_ is the first and only African American female Black Hawk pilot in the NC National Guard. She talks with @thestateofthings about the early days of her career.
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