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Barking dogs, toys, makeshift prompters: Behind the scenes with stay-at-home TV anchors

Barking dogs, toys, makeshift prompters: Behind the scenes with stay-at-home TV anchors

MCT Campus

April 21, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. — In this new era of social distancing and working from home, many people are getting used to meeting online. Maybe a few of us have even thought about what’s on the wall behind us. But what if your living room or kitchen was on display for thousands? Or your dog starts barking, or...

Northeast softball splits with Concordia JV on Wednesday night

Northeast Hawks

Special to the Viewpoint

March 5, 2020

NORFOLK– The Northeast Community College softball team run-ruled the Concordia University JV team on Wednesday night 11-3, before falling in the first game of the doubleheader, 8-3 at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park in Norfolk.   The Hawks (2-6) took a 2-0 lead after the first inning in Game One, but mana...

Coronavirus doesn’t change this Fed president’s upbeat outlook for the US economy

Coronavirus doesn’t change this Fed president’s upbeat outlook for the US economy

MCT Campus

February 20, 2020

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland president Loretta Mester said the coronavirus poses a risk to the global economy, but that hasn’t changed her forecast for continued growth of about 2% in the U.S. this year. “I’m thinking about it as a risk,” Mester said at a Forum of Executive Women event ...

2020 Oscars telecast draws 23.6 million viewers on ABC, an all-time low

2020 Oscars telecast draws 23.6 million viewers on ABC, an all-time low

MCT Campus

February 11, 2020

The ratings comeback for the Oscars was short-lived as ABC’s telecast on Sunday was watched by 23.6 million viewers, an all-time low. The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony from the Dolby Theatre was down 20% from 2019. Last year, the telecast was up 12% coming off its previous all-time low of 26.5 mil...

How do wildfires get their names?

How do wildfires get their names?

MCT Campus

October 31, 2019

LOS ANGELES — Their names are seared into the collective consciousness of California: The Griffith Park fire of 1933. The Bel-Air fire of 1961. The Tunnel fire of 1991. The Camp fire of 2018. Spurred by high winds, low humidity and an abundance of fuel, California’s most destructive fires remake its cities ...

The Media Deprivation Assignment

The Media Deprivation Assignment

Taylor Ewald, Reporter

February 25, 2016

Could you stay away from all media for 24 hours? Yes, all media in all its forms- internet, phone, email, book, you name it, and you cannot have it. What would I do for that 24 hour time period living life unconnected from the world? I have no clue whatsoever. On the surface, it seems like a difficult task....

Hawk TV News

Hawk TV News

December 3, 2015

On this week's edition of Hawk TV News, we'll show you the difference between living in a dorm room and living in an apartment. We'll also take you to the recent extreme bowling and aqua massage events, plus wrap up the 2015 volleyball season and introduce you to a real storm chaser. ...

House, Senate vote to reopen government, avoid debt crisis

October 17, 2013

WASHINGTON — The nation stepped back from the brink of default Wednesday as Congress approved a bill to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling. President Barack Obama signed the bill early Thursday. The White House told federal employees to expect to return to work Thursday morning. The...

Metal at the Phoenix Room

Metal at the Phoenix Room

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

March 6, 2013

On Saturday, March 2, four local metal bands performed at the Phoenix Room for the metal fans here in Norfolk. The bands were: Sin/Fixx, Glasgow Smile, Faith Buried in Flames and Architect or Arsonist. The bands started performing at 9:00 pm, all with their own original songs. The bands Sin/Fixx,...

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