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 The BP on Person Street in downtown Raleigh was still without gas on the morning of Sunday, May 16, 2021.
Jason deBruyn
After more than 71% of stations in North Carolina were without gas last week, fuel availability is improving in the state. However, prices, specifically in the Triangle, are nearing record highs.
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Natalia Polanco
The pandemic has claimed around 12,000 North Carolinian lives since March 24, 2020. To honor them, we're telling eight life stories – a cross-section of our Carolina neighbors – that ended too soon due to COVID.
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  • A company with roots in a Duke University lab is developing implantable human tissue right here in Research Triangle Park. Humacyte is led by co-founder and chief executive Dr. Laura Niklason, who says this is a first-of-its kind breakthrough that could save thousands of limbs from amputation, improve care for patients on hemodialysis, and more. Host Jason deBruyn explains the potential health breakthrough and talks with Niklason about the company's history and future.
  • WUNC's Will Michaels examines how an early morning fire in Chapel Hill on May 12, 1996 changed the trajectory of dozens of lives and became a catalyst for change in fire safety ordinances across the country.
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    Charnel Hunter
    Anita has little trouble knocking out for a good night's sleep. But feeling well rested all the time? That's a little more complicated. Why do our bodies struggle to do what we know is good for us? | Consider leaving us a review! We love the feedback plus it helps other folks find the show.
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    Charnel Hunter
    Anita surprised herself with judgements she made about others with only a photo to go on during her years of online dating. Such bias and misconceptions are something folks with physical disabilities contend with every day on the apps...and IRL. | Follow Embodied on Twitter and Instagram @embodiedwunc.
WUNC Youth Reporting is opening up our highly competitive and award-winning youth radio journalism training program to all high school and college students, ages 13-25. Black, Latinx Indigenous, and all students of color (BI-POC) are encouraged to apply (no prior journalism background is required). Participants will learn and sharpen their skills in radio journalism, interact with a diverse group of reporters in various stages of their career, build relationships with youth across the state of North Carolina, and connect to a platform that will amplify their work and voice.


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A black-and-white photo of two white women at a table, a salesperson offering a lingerie slip for the other to examine.
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The world of lingerie is as varied and interesting as any other realm of fashion ... and can be an opportunity for playfulness and exploration as well as comfort.
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