Posts tagged North Carolina

I tell people that I get dumber every time I read our comments section.

Donnie Douglas, Editor, The Robesonian, to Jim Romenesko. North Carolina Newspaper Cracks Down on Racial Comments.

The News: The paper is banning comments about race for stories that have nothing to do with race. Says Douglas: “We are not obligated to provide a forum for bigotry and hatred.”

Irene Makes Landfall in North Carolina
Via NASA:

The GOES-13 satellite saw Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 at 10:10 a.m. EDT after it made landfall at 8 a.m. in Cape Lookout, North Carolina. Irene’s outer bands had already extended into New England. Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project.
From 22,300 miles in space, Hurricane Irene looks serene and impressive. That’s how NOAA’s GOES satellite sees Irene today as it batters the eastern U.S. coastline, but it’s quite a different story on the ground.

Irene Makes Landfall in North Carolina

Via NASA:

The GOES-13 satellite saw Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 at 10:10 a.m. EDT after it made landfall at 8 a.m. in Cape Lookout, North Carolina. Irene’s outer bands had already extended into New England. Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project.

From 22,300 miles in space, Hurricane Irene looks serene and impressive. That’s how NOAA’s GOES satellite sees Irene today as it batters the eastern U.S. coastline, but it’s quite a different story on the ground.