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July 25, 2016 Merge Records Night Returns for Fourth Year

Annual Event to be Held at DBAP on August 4 The Durham Bulls and Merge Records have teamed up for the fourth straight year to present the annual Merge Records Night at the DBAP, taking place on August 4. Durham-based read more

CBC’s Habel on New Durham Sports Commission

Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel is a member of the newly assembled Durham Sports Commission.  He tells us all about in his latest blogpost in Note to Self: Durham Sports Commission The Bulls, Duke athletics and NCCU sports bring read more

July 22, 2016 20th Anniversary of HD Launch at WRAL

This Saturday, July 23, 2016, will mark the 20th anniversary of WRAL launching HD.  The station began the transmission of full-power digital test signals on the same date in 1996, with authorization granted by the FCC.  Capitol Broadcasting led the read more

July 21, 2016 Sets Were Simple in ‘63

Take a look at this picture of Ray Wilkinson, WRAL Farm Director, seated at the Farm News set in 1963. Nothing fancy schmancy here! Ray Wilkinson joined the WRAL-TV staff as farm news director November 29, 1963. Of course he read more

Before There Was Pokémon…There Was Disc Golf!

On Saturday, June 18, 2016 American Tobacco was host to the Powerade State Games Disc Golf Tournament.  ATC Tenant North Carolina Amateur Sports approached the ATC Management Office with the idea of hosting the tournament at ATC in January. It read more