Julie Rose http://kgou.org en On The Web, Exploring The Family Tree Is Easy — But Unreliable http://kgou.org/post/web-exploring-family-tree-easy-unreliable Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>Thanks to the Internet, tracking your family tree is easier than ever. But don't be too quick to trust what the Web says about your ancestors.<p>Reporter Julie Rose says as collaborative genealogy sites gain popularity, that's something to keep in mind.<p>JULIE ROSE, BYLINE: Several weeks ago, my mom came bounding out of her study yelling come on in here, I've been telling everybody. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 21:13:00 +0000 Julie Rose 23458 at http://kgou.org N.C. Tries To Make Amends For Forced Sterilizations http://kgou.org/post/nc-tries-make-amends-forced-sterilizations Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>You're listening to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News.<p>In the early 1900s, more than half of the states in the U.S. passed laws allowing people to be sterilized against their will. North Carolina's eugenics program was particularly aggressive. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:12:00 +0000 Julie Rose 10358 at http://kgou.org Transportation Nominee A Loyal Foot Soldier For Obama http://kgou.org/post/transportation-nominee-loyal-foot-soldier-obama Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx has been nominated to head the U.S. Department of Transportation in President Obama's final term. What the soon-to-be 42-year old mayor lacks in transportation credentials, he makes up for in loyalty to the President and a shared vision of the need for better transit systems. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Julie Rose 4849 at http://kgou.org Insurance Industry Lab Creates Indoor Hailstorm http://kgou.org/post/insurance-industry-lab-creates-indoor-hailstorm Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Bad weather can mean big losses for homeowners and insurance companies. So recently, the insurance industry built a laboratory in rural Richburg, South Carolina in hopes of developing more weather-resistant buildings. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:11:00 +0000 Julie Rose 780 at http://kgou.org Cold War Bunker Network Repurposed For 21st Century Threats http://kgou.org/post/cold-war-bunker-network-repurposed-21st-century-threats There's an underground bunker at a radio station in Charlotte, N.C., where time has stopped. Built decades ago to provide safety and vital communications in the event of a nuclear attack, it's now a perfectly preserved relic of Cold War fear that's gained new relevance.<p>The secret bunker is part of the office lore that old-timers at WBT Radio whisper to the newbies. That's how radio host Mike Collins learned of it back in the 1980s.<p>"I remember being amazed that it would really exist," Collins says, laughing. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:09:00 +0000 Julie Rose 563 at http://kgou.org Cold War Bunker Network Repurposed For 21st Century Threats