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North Carolina’s two virtual charter schools have been allowed to expand their enrollment in recent years and continue to have a long waitlist, despite continually poor student outcomes.
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  • Republicans already hold comfortable majorities in the state House. This fall, conservatives hope to expand their margins and avoid the threat of gubernatorial vetoes. With several Democrats playing defense, some races have turned heated, and increasingly expensive. On this episode of The Politics Podcast, Jeff Tiberii lays out the battleground districts in the House.
  • Anita pretty much stopped wearing bras in the pandemic, and she's likely not going back. But she knows that for many, a good bra is clutch for daily comfort. She traces the surprising history and technology of the brassiere with the inventor of the sports bra and an expert who consulted with the Army on their first-ever tactical bra. Then she meets two people whose bra stories bump up against how we define and redefine gender and social norms for ourselves and others. Meet the guests: Lisa Lindahl, an author and entrepreneur, tells the story behind the invention of the sports bra Jené Luciana Sena, a bra expert, author and host of the podcast "Visible Panty Lines," explains the technicalities of bra fit and shares her work collaborating with the Army on their first-ever tactical bra Destiny Liley, a freelance content creator, talks about the challenges of being a larger-chested person and her thoughts on bralessness Ren Gutierrez, a first-generation Latine advocate for queer and trans mental health, reflects on going through his bra collection in the weeks before getting top surgery Read the transcript | Review the podcast Follow Embodied on Twitter and Instagram Show Resources: The origins and evolution of the bra Behind the invention of the sports bra, via the National Inventors Hall of Fame
  • Who remembers the Before Times, when COVID-19 wasn’t a part of our vocabulary? In this Season 4 opening episode, Laura explores how the coronavirus has impacted our ability to make and maintain romantic connections.
  • Welcome to a new season of Dating While Gray! Laura is back with a fresh collection of experiences, conversations and reflections on romance and relationships after 50. We’ll hear about couples whose partnership revealed a new side over the course of the pandemic (for better or worse), and we’ll enjoy words of wisdom from millennial sages! All that and more coming soon to your podcast feed – stay tuned for all the upcoming episodes.
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