Leoneda Inge http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Long-Term Unemployed Say N.C. Law Is Unfair http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/long-term-unemployed-say-nc-law-unfair Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>President Obama today heads to Raleigh, North Carolina to talk about the economy. He is expected to call upon Congress to try again to extend federal unemployment benefits. In Washington yesterday, Republicans in the Senate blocked a bill that would have restored the benefits that ended last month for 1.3 million Americans. But in North Carolina, a state law has prevented people there from getting the benefits since last July. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 12:16:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 47710 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Striking Harmonies With The Jubilee Singers' Past And Present http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/striking-harmonies-jubilee-singers-past-and-present The <a href="http://www.fiskjubileesingers.org/" target="_blank">Fisk Jubilee Singers</a> are known worldwide for their flawless voices and stellar performances of Negro spirituals. They're from Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn., but they travel around the world to perform their music. Negro spirituals were originally sung by slaves and remain tightly linked to African-American culture. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:50:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 44314 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Striking Harmonies With The Jubilee Singers' Past And Present Lenovo Holds Grand Opening For Its N.C. Assembly Plant http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/lenovo-holds-grand-opening-its-nc-assembly-plant Chinese computer maker Lenovo celebrated the opening of its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Whitsett, N.C., on Wednesday. The company is trying to boost its brand and U.S. market share. Other high-tech firms, including Motorola, have announced plans to manufacture in the U.S.<p>The Lenovo plant celebration was a patriotic affair. A large sign was on display featuring the American flag and the words "Assembled in the U.S."<p>Gov. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 09:11:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 35514 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Lenovo Holds Grand Opening For Its N.C. Assembly Plant