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Arctic River Ice Deposits Rapidly Disappearing

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April 19, 2017
Changes Could Impact Wildlife That Depends on Arctic Rivers By Nanci Bompey (American Geophysical Union), Valerie Osowski (Michigan State University), and Emily Williams (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form [...]

NC Strawberry Growers Expect Second Wave of Crop

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April 19, 2017
Events Planned in May in Raleigh, Colfax, and Charlotte NC By Dexter Hill, NCDA&CS It has been about a month since most areas of North Carolina saw their last freeze, and for local strawberry growers and [...]
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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Apr. 20-23

April 19, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range [...]
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Bailey NC Chamber Holding Flea, Craft Fair on Apr. 22

April 18, 2017
It’s that time again! The Bailey Chamber of Commerce’s outdoor shopping experience is coming up this weekend. The annual Flea Market and Craft Fair is Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8am-2pm. Head to 6488 Main Street, in Bailey NC, [...]
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Something for Everyone at Wendell NC 2017 Events

April 17, 2017
By Sherry L. Scoggins, Town of Wendell For more information on these upcoming community events and other happenings, visit the town website at www.townofwendell.com. Public Safety Day 2017 Saturday, May 6, 2017 @ 10am-2pm Held in [...]
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Puzzles Page: April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017
Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 April 14 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
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Knightdale NC Chamber Holds Quarterly Red Ribbon Showcase

April 13, 2017
By Patrice Bayyan, knightdalechamber.org The Knightdale Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly “Red Ribbon Showcase” —  a group ribbon-cutting ceremony for new “small business” Chamber members. Members and the public were invited to meet these new Chamber [...]
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Free Movies in NC’s Five County Area

April 13, 2017
Parks and recreation departments, libraries, senior centers, and community facilities host free movie nights several months each year, with some locations offering free movies year-round. Check out the offerings in these Eastern NC towns. Free movies [...]
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Doors Open Denver: Explore City Architecture Apr. 29-30

April 13, 2017
Tour the City’s Unique Architecture, Art, and Culture By Cristina Ceballo, blakecommunications.com The 13th-annual Doors Open Denver, the premier event showcasing the richness and history of Denver’s built environment and promoting quality design, will take place [...]
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Two Weekends of HerbFest – April 21-23, 28-30

April 13, 2017
The 18th-annual HerbFest returns to Wake Forest, North Carolina for two weekends in April. Come to check out herbs, learn of their uses, and pick up plants for home on April 21, 22 and 23 or April 28, 29, [...]
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Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: What is Normal?

April 12, 2017
Editorial by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA I have often been asked what is normal in humans regarding their thinking, behavior, and their feelings. Here is my answer: A normal human being is a person that — given [...]
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April Events at the Knightdale NC Library

April 12, 2017
By Brandy L. Hamilton, East Regional Library Adult, youth, and teen events are coming up at the East Regional Library, located at 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale NC. With questions or to register for events, contact the library at 919.217.5305. [...]
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NC Communities Compete to Keep Land and Rivers Litter Free

April 12, 2017
By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount Saturday, April 22, 2017, will mark the eighth-annual Riverkeeper Cup Cleanup Challenge. The challenge is among a series of cleanup efforts within the Twin Counties — Nash and Edgecombe counties, [...]
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Nashville NC Blooming Festival Volunteers Needed

April 12, 2017
The Nashville Blooming Festival is coming up May 12-13, 2017, in downtown Nashville, North Carolina. As part of planning this 21st-annual event, the Nashville Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to help cover certain activities. If you would like [...]
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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Apr. 13-16

April 11, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range [...]
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Shades of Grey: Barbecue

April 10, 2017
Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices [...]
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Franklin Flicks, Third Annual Film Festival in Franklinton NC

April 10, 2017
By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council The Franklin County Third Annual Film Festival, sponsored by Franklin County Arts Council and Franklin County North Carolina International Film Festival (NCISAFF), will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017, [...]
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NASA Invests in 22 Visionary Exploration Concepts

April 10, 2017
By Andrew Good (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and Gina Anderson (NASA HQ) A mechanical rover inspired by a Dutch artist. A weather balloon that recharges its batteries in the clouds of Venus. These are just two of the [...]
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Deadline Approaching for Writers Retreat

April 7, 2017
By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council The deadline, April 15, 2017, is approaching to register for the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writer’s Guild fifth-annual Writers’ Retreat on May 6, 2017. To request a registration [...]
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