Tag Archives: North Carolina

Election Update: ‘Key Battleground States To Watch’ (WSJ Video)

Americans head to the polls after many states saw historic levels of early voting; the battleground states that will likely decide the next president; when to expect election results. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday has the latest election update.

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Morning News Podcast: Extended Voting Deadline Allowed, Hurricane Zeta

Supreme Court declines to disturb ballot deadlines in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in southeastern Louisiana, and Colorado firefighters battling wildfire leave apology note after cutting fence to save home.

Travel Videos: ‘The Blue Ridge’ In The Carolinas

Back in March, it became clear that I’d be spending a lot of time at home in the Carolinas. The nearby Blue Ridge Mountains have been the backdrop for so many of my ideas, but I’ve never made them a main character in my work. I took this year as an opportunity to do just that. This project gave me a much-needed incentive to rediscover and truly appreciate the landscapes in my backyard- I hope it inspires you to do the same.

Timelapse Travel Videos: “Time Passes” – Great Smoky Mountains & Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina

Filmed and Edited by: Richard Steinberger

A timelapse film of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. Photographed over a five-day period in August 2020. Shot in 6 & 8 k on Sony a7riii and Sony a7iii cameras. Motion timelapse equipment by Edelkrone.

Music score “Waiting for the Day” by Evocativ.

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The Great Smoky Mountains are a mountain range rising along the Tennessee–North Carolina border in the southeastern United States. They are a subrange of the Appalachian Mountains, and form part of the Blue Ridge Physiographic Province. 

Morning News Podcast: Race For Covid-19 Vaccine, Swing States & Fall TV

Axios TodayThe U.K. and China made big news with promising results in vaccine development for the coronavirus — the US, Russia and at least five other countries are also working on possible vaccines. 

But for a vaccine to work effectively, these countries should be working together. Instead, they’re clashing. Countries like the US and Canada have even accused Russia of stealing our vaccine research. Plus:

  • Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Georgia are all swing states at the center of the 2020 voting crisis.
  • And, how the virus will wreak havoc on your fall TV lineup.

Guests: Axios’ Dave Lawler, Stef Kight, and Sara Fischer

TOP TRAVEL VIDEOS: “AERIAL AMERICA – NORTH CAROLINA” (SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL)

North Carolina is home to mysteries, giant industries, and coastal beauty. It’s where gold was first found in America, and where an entire colony of settlers vanished. Experience the history of the Tar Heel State.

From the Series: Aerial America: North Carolina http://bit.ly/2zWNzeC