WPTF News Plus

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Interview with Evan, a survivor in the Colorado Shooting

Joe Wade Formicola interviews Evan. A survivor n the Aurora Colorado theater shooting about his experience.

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Friday, July 13, 2012

What are the Most Memorable Moments In TV History?

Ray Hartzen from Sony Electronics talks about the most memorable moments in television history.

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What is The Fallout From the Penn State Scandal?

Sports Writer and Penn State Alum, Tom Kinslow talks about the Scandal that rocked State College, PA.

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

What is the Latest in Movies, Comic Books, and Video Games?

Erik Davis, Managing Editor from Movies.com, talks about Comic-Con 2012. What is the latest with movies, comic books, and video games?

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The Latest on the Penn State Scandal

Bomani Jones from SBNation.com and Around the Horn Weekdays on ESPN talks about the Penn State Scandal's latest developments.

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Monday, July 2, 2012

Monday, May 28, 2012

Friday, April 27, 2012

Tom Crosby - AAA Carolinas

An in-depth discussion on AAA Carolinas criticizing the state school system's drivers education curriculum.

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Carolina Newsmakers - 4/22/12

Thom Tillis - Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives

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Monday, April 9, 2012

Carolina Newsmakers - 4/8/12

Ran Coble - Executive Director of the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research

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Carolina Newsmakers - 4/1/12

Bob Phillips - Executive Director of Common Cause NC

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Monday, March 26, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Johnston County Dropout rate is going down

the dropout rate in Johnston County continues to fall, plunging to 3.2 % for the 2011 academic year. WPTF's Jeff Hamiln reporting.

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What Will Happen To Head Start?

Gurnal Scott talks with Gov. Bev Perdue on the future of Head Start in North Carolina.

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Mitt Romney The Big Loser in the Deep South

The Deep South wasn't kind to GOP Presidential front-runner Mitt Romney last night. WPTF's Rick and Donna Martinez break down the primary results and talk North Carolina politics.

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Three people charged in connection with the drunk driving death of Millbrook High School student Elizabeth Molloy were in court Wednesday. They're accused of buying alcohol for minors and hosting an underage drinking party. WPTF's Stephanie Hawco looks at the message the charges send.

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It's an over-the-top story about people traveling through Australia on a bus - and it's coming soon to the Durham Performing Arts Center. "Priscilla : Queen of the Desert " is guaranteed to be unlike any musical you've ever seen. WPTF'S Gurnal Scott talked to one of the star's in New York.

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031312 Unemployment Numbers

Jobless numbers released today show that unemployment is still in double digits in North Carolina at 10.2%. WPTF'S Bruce Ferrell broke down the numbers with Larry Parker from the Dept of Commerce.

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031312 Unemployment Numbers

Jobless numbers released today show that unemployment is still in the double digits in North CArolina at 10.2% WPTF'S Bruce Ferell broke down the numbers with Larry Parker from the Department of Commerce.

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031312 Southern Politics

There's only one Southerner running in today's presidential primaries , but you wouldn't know it to hear the candidates talk. WPTF'S Stephanie Hawco talked to Wake Forest University Professor David Coates about campaigning in the Deep South.

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031312 Farm Talk

Some of our state's farmers got up early not to tend crops but to hear how government will affect livelihood. WPTF'S Gurnal Scott has the story.

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Severe WX Friday night & why it's been a warm winter

Accu-weather Meteorologist, Dr. Joe Sobel talks about tonight's chance for severe weather and why it's been such a warm winter.

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Carolina Newsmakers - 2/19/12

John Hood - President of the John Locke Foundation

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Raleigh is Frugal and Loving It!

Jeanette Pavini talks about Raleigh being ranked in the Top 5 of the "Most Frugal U.S. Cities" list.

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Fundraiser for Families of Fallen Officers

Officer John Dozier with the Raleigh Police Memorial Foundation, talks about the fundraiser to help families of fallen officers.

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Sex Offender App

N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper talks about the popularity of the new sex offender registry app and what you can learn from it.

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Carolina Newsmakers - 2/12/12

Ellis Hankins - Executive Director of the North Carolina League of Municipalities

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Power Ball Jackpot - $310 MILLION!!!

Alice Garland, Executive Director of the N.C. Education Lottery updates us on the $310 million dollar Powerball Lottery jackpot.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Dr. Donna McCree from the Centers for Disease Control discusses National Black HIV /AIDS Awareness Day.

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The UNC or Duke Poll

Who gets your vote, UNC or Duke? Tom Jensen of Public Policy Polling finds out with his pre-game statewide poll.

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Duke or UNC - A Statewide Poll!

Tom Jensen of Public Policy Polling gives us the results of his pre-game poll of Duke & UNC fans & throws State & Wake Forest fans into the mix as well.

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First Day Testimony: Jason Young Murder Trial

WPTF's Gurnal Scott re-caps our coverage of the first day of testimony in the Jason Young murder trial.

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Monday, February 6, 2012

Friday, February 3, 2012

The Latest Gubernatorial Challenger

WPTF's Gurnal Scott reports on the latest challenger to enter the Democratic field for N.C. Governor, former Congressman Bob Etheridge.

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

The Southern Farm Show Is Coming!

Rhonda Garrison of the Southern Farm Network tells us all about this weekends Southern Farm Show.

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The Krispy Kreme Challenge

Alyssa D'Addezio of the Krispy Kreme Challenge, updates us on Saturday's annual fundraiser in Raleigh.

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Eugenics Hearing in Charlotte

Jim Krasula of CBS News reports from the Eugenics Hearing in Charlotte.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Watch That Waistline During the Super Bowl!

Duke University Professor, Gary Bennett talks to us about the influence of Super Bowl snack ads on our waistlines

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Floriday Primary News

WTOP Reporter, Andrew Mollenbeck from Tampa on the G.O.P. Campaign Trail.

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Raleigh - Healthiest City For Women

Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane on Raleigh being named among the healthiest city for women.

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Beaufort - "Coolest Town In America"

Patricia Suggs, Executive Director of the Beaufort Historic Site, on the town being in the running for "coolest town " in America.

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Monday, January 30, 2012

Ronald McDonald "Sport A Shirt" Fundraiser

Austin Bridges of the Ronald McDonald House in Chapel Hill on their "Sport a Shirt" fundraiser.

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G.O.P. Campaign Train in Tampa

WTOP Correspondent Andrew Mollenbeck from the G.O.P. Presidential campaign trail in Tampa.

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Carolina Newsmakers - 1/29/12

Larry Wooten - President of the North Carolina Farm Bureau

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Monday, January 23, 2012

Carolina Newsmakers - 1/22/12

Barry Porter - Executive Director of the American Red Cross Triangle Coastal Region

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Monday, January 16, 2012

Carolina Newsmakers - 1/15/12

Dale Carroll - Deputy Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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Friday, January 13, 2012

CES 2012: The Stars Come Out To Play

WPTF's Holland Cooke is at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. Here's today's update on the stars that showed up and the future of the Internet.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

CES 2012: More Apps & Kodak's Future

WPTF's Holland Cooke is at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. Here's today's update on Medical Apps and the future of Kodak and cameras.

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CES 2012: There's A Radio In Your Phone

WPTF's Holland Cooke is at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. Here's today's update on Blackberry's and Digital TV's.

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Monday, January 9, 2012

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Carolina Newsmakers - 1/1/12

Ran Coble - Executive Director of the NC Center for Public Policy Research

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