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The Broadside
The Broadside

Each week, The Broadside highlights a story from the heart of the American South and asks why it matters to you. From... more

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Bigfoot is from North Carolina

Appalachia is Bigfoot territory. In a big way. This week, we look at the mythical beast's legend, lore and sizable... more

18 Jul 2024 · 19 minutes
Can we bring red wolves back from the brink (again)?

Red wolves were declared extinct in the wild in 1980. But in a stunning success for conservationists, a captive breeding... more

11 Jul 2024 · 19 minutes
The other Declaration of Independence

July 4th, 1776 is arguably the most important date in American history. That's when citizens of the colonies declared total... more

04 Jul 2024 · 18 minutes
The surprising cricket capital of the South

The game of cricket is rapidly gaining popularity across the US. The country is currently co-hosting the Men's T20 Cricket... more

27 Jun 2024 · 21 minutes
The science behind saving an island

Sugarloaf Island protects the community of Morehead City from hurricanes and storm surge. But in recent decades, it’s begun to... more

20 Jun 2024 · 17 minutes
Craft beer’s emerging Southern flavor (Revisited)

In the last decade, the craft industry’s boom has steadily spread across Southern states. There are now thousands of breweries... more

13 Jun 2024 · 19 minutes
Charlotte the stingray's tangled web

Earlier this year, an aquarium in a small-town in Western North Carolina claimed that a stingray named Charlotte got impregnated... more

06 Jun 2024 · 21 minutes
The hunt for a long-lost musical masterpiece

Perhaps more than any other artform, the 20th century was shaped by jazz. And piano player and composer Mary Lou... more

30 May 2024 · 21 minutes
Billy Graham’s statue and the legacy of ‘America’s Pastor’

During his prolific six-decade career, Billy Graham traveled across the world preaching Christianity to millions. Along the way, he became... more

23 May 2024 · 21 minutes
NASCAR's racing simulator revolution (Revisited)

NASCAR is the most popular motorsport series across America, but its roots run deep as a regional sport in the... more

16 May 2024 · 21 minutes
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