May 27, 2016 Kids & Baseball, Rekindling the Flame

From the blog of Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel, Note to Self: The ACC Baseball Championship is drawing fans from Boston to Miami this week, but our Local Organizing Committee has placed a priority on connecting Triangle kids with read more

May 26, 2016 New WRAL.com Feature Brings Lawmaker Details into Focus

WRAL.com Public Records Researcher/Reporter Tyler Dukes introduced a new WRAL.com tool on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.  Here is the article he wrote about the new feature that helps WRAL viewers and visitors easily find more about state lawmakers: Whether they’re convened on Jones read more

WRAL-AM Marketing and Another WRAL 1st!

“Grass Roots” marketing must have originated at WRAL-AM. The station signed-on March 22, 1939, from studios at 130 South Salisbury Street in Raleigh.  At that point in time, WRAL-AM was a 250 watt underdog to the 50,000 watt dominant WPTF read more

May 25, 2016 WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest is This Weekend

GoAskMom’s Sarah Lindenfeld Hall put together a great guide for the WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest which is coming to Fuquay-Varina this weekend.  Here’s what she had to say: I grew up in upstate New York where you saw hot air read more

May 20, 2016 Durham Bulls Retire Charlie Montoyo’s No. 25

IL Hall of Famer Becomes Fifth Player in Franchise History to Have Number Retired The Durham Bulls retired former manager and 2016 International League Hall of Fame inductee Charlie Montoyo’s No. 25 in an on-field ceremony prior to Thursday night’s read more

High Definition. We Were 1st!

1. WRAL-TV obtained the first experimental HDTV (high-definition television) license in June of what year? a) 1994 b) 1995 c) 1996 d) 1997 2. When did WRAL-TV become the first commercial television station in the nation to broadcast an HDTV read more