News about 'North Carolina'

Nov 8, 2012

North Carolina Election Results 2012: Pat McCrory Elected As Governor

Pat McCrory
By in Current Events, Events, International, Politics, United States, World No comments

Pat McCrory Image Credit: FoxCharlotte Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory was elected as North Carolina‘s first Republican governor in 20 years on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, international news sites reported that day. McCrory, a former seven-term Charlotte mayor, defeated Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton. He delivered his acceptance speech at The Westin Charlotte at around 9 […]


Jun 21, 2012

Gigapixel Camera: Supercameras Could Capture Never-Before-Seen Detail

Gigapixel Camera
By in Camera, Technology, United States, World No comments

Gigapixel Camera Image Credit: Duke University Imaging and Spectroscopy Program A gigapixel camera was recently unveiled by researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. The supercamera, that could capture never-before-seen detail, can take pictures with 1,000 megapixels images at a rate of about three frames per minute, as reported by several international news sites […]


May 23, 2012

US Airways Flight 787 Diverted To Maine Due To Passenger’s Suspicious Claim

US Airways Flight 787
By in Europe, Travel, United States, World No comments

US Airways Flight Landed In Bangor Image Credit: Kevin Bennett/AP US Airways flight 787 traveling from Paris to North Carolina was diverted to Maine on May 22, 2012. CNN reported that a French passenger handed a note to a flight attendant saying that a device has been surgically implanted inside her. With 179 passengers and […]


Mar 26, 2012

Roy Williams Fails, Former Team Kansas Joins NCAA Final Four

Roy Williams
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Roy Williams Image Credit: Charlie Riedel Roy Williams and his North Carolina (NC) Tar Heels failed to make it into the Final Four of the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament. Bill Self‘s Kansas Jayhawks won over North Carolina, 80-67, on Sunday, March 25, 2011, according to a report at NCAA.com. (Watch Kansas vs UNC video […]


Nov 20, 2011

Mila Kunis attends Marine Corps Ball with Sgt. Scott Moore, after YouTube invitation (Photo)

Mila Kunis attends Marine Corps Ball with Sgt. Scott Moore, after YouTube invitation (Photo)
By in Hollywood, Lifestyle, United States 1 comment

Mila Kunis attended the Marine Corps Ball with Sgt. Scott Moore on Friday, November 18, 2011, as shown in the below, a week after Justin Timberlake joined Corporal Kelsey de Santis in a similar event. Mila Kunis, joining Sgt. Scott Moore at Marine Corps Ball on Friday, November 18 Image Credit: Cpl. Johnny Merkley/AP As […]


Aug 27, 2011

Storm Tracker: People Advised to Resort to Mobile and Web Applications to Track Hurricane Irene

Storm Tracker: People Advised to Resort to Mobile and Web Applications to Track Hurricane Irene
By in Announcement, Science, United States, Weather No comments

As Hurricane Irene hits North Carolina with heavy rains and power shortages, people are advised to resort to storm trackers, mobile and web applications to follow its course.


Aug 25, 2011

Ocracoke Island: National Weather Service Confirms Hurricane Irene Touchdown in the Bahamas, Ocracoke Island Evacuated

Ocracoke  Island: National Weather Service Confirms Hurricane Irene Touchdown in the Bahamas, Ocracoke Island Evacuated
By in Science, United States, Weather No comments

Ocracoke Island has been evacuated ahead of Hurricane Irene as the National Weather Service confirms its touchdown in the Bahamas. Irene has intensitied while passing through the South Eastern Bahamas. As part of the hurricane preparedness plan and standard precaution of North Carolina, Governor Beverly Perdue has ordered the evacuation of visitors from Ocracoke Island.


Jul 12, 2011

Mila Kunis accepts Marine Corps Ball date YouTube invitation (Video)

Mila Kunis accepts Marine Corps Ball date YouTube invitation (Video)
By in Hollywood, Lifestyle, United States 2 comments

Updated: November 20, 2011 11:53 a.m. Read Mila Kunis attends Marine Corps Ball with Sgt. Scott Moore, after YouTube invitation (Photo) Hollywood actress Mila Kunis has accepted the date invitation from a US Marine sergeant who posted his request on YouTube, as shown in the video below. Mila Kunis and US Marine Sgt. Scott Moore […]


Jul 8, 2011

Michael Jordan love letter sold in auction, HS girlfriend Laquetta Robinson plans to sue (Video)

Michael Jordan love letter sold in auction, HS girlfriend Laquetta Robinson plans to sue (Video)
By in Lifestyle, United States No comments

A Michael Jordan’s love letter to his high school sweetheart was sold in auction, but Laquetta Robinson, the recipient, plans to sue and claiming it was stolen from her, as shown in the news video below. Michael Jordan, with then HS girlfriend Laquetta Robinson during the 80s Image Credit: Laquetta Robinson In an interview with […]


Jun 5, 2011

“Miracle in Hudson” plane on its way to North Carolina museum

"Miracle in Hudson" plane on its way to North Carolina museum
By in Lifestyle, Travel, United States No comments

The so-called “Miracle in Hudson” plane is now on its way to North Carolina museum, which was loaded on the back of a huge truck. “Miracle in Hudson” plane, on its way to North Carolina museum Image Credit: AP Photo/Bill Kostroun According to US news sites on Saturday, June 4, 2011, the US Airways jet, […]