Barrack Obama http://publicradioeast.org en North Carolina Election Ballot Explained http://publicradioeast.org/post/north-carolina-election-ballot-explained <p><span><span class="sr-tease"><span>With the November election days away, we dissect and explain the North Carolina Election ballot</span></span></span>.</p><p></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:59:08 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6997 at http://publicradioeast.org Human Trafficking in North Carolina http://publicradioeast.org/post/human-trafficking-north-carolina <p>President Obama announced an executive order this week that would address human trafficking in US government contracting.&nbsp; We have an update on modern day slavery in our state which is now ranked seventh in the nation.</p><p>According to the 2012 Trafficking in Persons Report released in June, there are an estimated 27 million slaves around the world. On Tuesday, President Barrack Obama spoke in New York City at the Clinton Global Initiative on the topic of human trafficking.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:36:40 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6528 at http://publicradioeast.org