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    CRF Recall Expanded – Now All Veggies & Fruits

    CRF Frozen Foods Expands Voluntary Recall to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit Products Due To Possible Health Risk Released by Gene Grabowski, kglobal.com As a precaution, CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is expanding its voluntary [...]
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    Swedish Citizens Agree to Answer Tourism Calls

    Visit the website, theswedishnumber.com, and a Swedish telephone number is displayed. Tourists interested in visiting Sweden can call that number, and they will be routed to a random Swedish citizen who has agreed to talk to [...]
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    Fish Fry in Zebulon on May 14th

    Released by Cindy Privette The United Methodist Men of Zebulon United Methodist Church are holding a fish fry to raise monies for use in many needy areas: Christmas for needy youth, church missions, local ministries, and their Community Thanksgiving Meal. [...]
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    Jagged Edge to headline Juneteenth

    Superior Court Judge Milton F. “Toby” Fitch, Jr. to Serve as Keynote Speaker Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount The R&B group, Jagged Edge, will headline the city’s Juneteenth Community Empowerment Festival. Known for [...]
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    First Mud Run comes to Rocky Mount NC

    “Tackle The Tar” Event Coming May 14 to Support Local Higher Education Released by Kristen Brabble, Chair – Tackle the Tar The first ever mud run is coming to Rocky Mount on May 14, 2016, at the Rocky [...]
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    Nash County Offering Free Tours May 4

    Twin Counties External Ad Campaign is Generating Buzz Released by Dorsey Tobias & Don Williams, Positive Image Action Group Leaders In April 2016, the Twin Counties — Nash and Edgecombe — began to tell their story to the rest [...]
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    Job Fair at Mile High Station in Denver CO on May 3

    Snagajob Hosts Denver HireFest in Historic Mile High Station Denver Businesses Connect Hundreds of Local Hourly Job Seekers with over 1,000 Available Hourly Jobs Released by Kara Pinato, Spark for Snagajob via PRNewswire Snagajob, the nation’s [...]

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Wounded Veterans Raise the Roof

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Wounded Warrior Project Joins Habitat for Humanity to Build A New Home for an Orange County, North Carolina Family Released by Rob Louis, woundedwarriorproject.org via URNewswire John Heywood did not create the phrase “many hands make light work,” [...]

Country Doctor Museum Event Draws Crowd

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April 30, 2016 0
The Country Doctor Museum held a Springfest and Plant Sale April 30, 2016, 10am-4pm.  The event included museum tours, a dedication in their herb garden, tea tasting, painting classes, and vendors of soap, plants, and other goodies. [...]
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Riders in Defense Bill Remove Wildlife Protections

April 29, 2016 0
Defense Spending Bill is Burdened, Once Again, with Unrelated Anti-Wildlife Riders Released by Haley McKey, defenders.org On April 27, 2016, the US House Armed Services Committee included several destructive riders for wildlife in the markup of the National Defense [...]
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NC Wildlife Outdoor Cooking Workshop is June 4th

April 29, 2016 0
Wildlife Commission Offers Free Outdoor Cooking Workshop in Fayetteville Released by Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org The NC Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free Outdoor Cooking workshop on June 4, 2016, from 9am to 2pm, at [...]
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What if Sea Life Can No Longer Breathe?

April 29, 2016 0
Widespread Loss of Ocean Oxygen to Become Noticeable Around 2030 Deoxygenation Due to Climate Change Threatens Marine Life Joint Release by American Geophysical Union (Lauren Lipuma) and  National Center for Atmospheric Research (David Hosansky and Laura Snider) A drop in the [...]
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Puzzles Page: April 29, 2016

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Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue: 2016 April 29 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
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Mass Fish Kill Near Estes Park Raises Questions

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Nonprofit Trout Unlimited Calls for Answers on Big Thompson Fish Kill Asks: How did this happen, and how can it be prevented from happening again? Released by David Nickum and Randy Scholfield, tu.org Trout Unlimited today called [...]
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Rocky Mount Animal Shelter Holding Rabies Clinic

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Rabies Vaccination Clinic provides safety for animals Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The city of Rocky Mount will host another Rabies Vaccination Clinic on April 30, 2016, 9am to noon, at the [...]
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Alligator Advice from NC Wildlife

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Wildlife Commission Provides Alligator Tips and Regulations Released by Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org As the weather warms and alligator sightings become more numerous, the NC Wildlife Resources Commission reminds the public that feeding, harassing or killing [...]
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Grants Offered for Environmental Films

April 27, 2016 0
Sundance Institute Announces Major New Initiatives for Films on Climate Change and the Environment  Released by sundance.org Sundance Institute announced on April 21, 2016, a new initiative for films and emerging media projects exploring stories related to [...]
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May Adult Programs Planned at Braswell Library

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Released by Lakesha Joyner, Braswell-Library.org Programs for adults in May 2016 include meetings for book lovers, senior activities, writing help, and job assistance. Events are at Braswell, except for the “Literary Latte” group. Braswell Memorial Library is [...]
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Recall Expanded for Poultry Products

April 27, 2016 0
Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Recalls Poultry Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination Class I Recall– This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, [...]
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NC Restaurant Named A Top Farm-to-Table Spot

April 26, 2016 0
Highland Avenue Named One of the Fifty-One Best Farm-To-Table Restaurant in America by MSN Released by Meg Jenkins Locke and Natalie Stachon, carolinamoonhospitality.com Highland Avenue Restaurant is immensely proud to have been named as one [...]
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Raleigh Gala a Night of Music & Support for Veterans

April 26, 2016 0
Veterans Entering Transition to Host First Annual Gala Released by Anne Showalter, myusvet.org Veterans Entering Transition  (VET), a Raleigh-based nonprofit dedicated to helping exiting military personnel and their families, is hosting its first annual “Veterans and Community Gala” [...]
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The Strange-ness: Viking Ship Heading for North America

April 26, 2016 0
The world´s largest Viking Ship departures from Haugesund, Norway and sails towards Iceland, Greenland, Canada and USA. Released by Sarah Blank, drakenexpeditionamerica.com On April 24, 2016, the world’s largest Viking ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre, set [...]
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Star Wars Events in Eastern Wake Libraries

April 26, 2016 0
Special Star Wars themed events are scheduled for libraries across Wake County.  Details here show the dates for Knightdale, Wendell, and Zebulon NC library events. More libraries are listed on the Wake County Libraries website. [...]
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Business Alliance Opens Goldsboro NC Chapter

April 26, 2016 0
By Kay Whatley, Editor The Business Alliance of North Carolina is growing again, with formation of a new Chapter in Goldsboro NC. The Business Alliance recently held meetings with the Milspo (Military Spouses) Project in Goldsboro, which resulted [...]
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Spring Rabies Clinics Offered in Wake, Nash Counties

April 26, 2016 0
It’s that time of year!  Spring brings with it rabies clinics around Eastern NC, including the locations listed here. If another clinic is scheduled in the five-county area, please email details to the editor. Rolesville [...]
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Class Action Filed Against Saber Healthcare

April 26, 2016 0
Alleges Understaffed Alzheimer’s Care Units in North Carolina Released by Matthew E. Lee, wbmllp.com A class action lawsuit was filed April 25, 2016, on behalf of hundreds of North Carolina residents of Alzheimer’s and dementia care units owned and [...]
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Colorado Springs School Awarded Literacy Grant

April 26, 2016 0
Reading Is Fundamental Implements Summer Reading Grant Initiative Matching Grant Program to Benefit Students from Twelve Communities Across the Nation Released by Tracey Beeker, @rif.org via PR Newswire Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s largest children’s [...]
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Herbal Tea Recalled for Potential Salmonella

April 25, 2016 0
CVS Pharmacy Announces Voluntary Recall of Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced Herbal Tea Due to Possible Health Risk Released by Mike DeAngelis, CVShealth.com CVS Pharmacy® announced on April 24, 2016, that it has voluntarily recalled select [...]
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Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: The Limits of Foresight in Humans

April 25, 2016 0
A Major Roadblock Against Employing Collective Action  Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA The Ancient Greeks in their genius had detected defects in our foresight. They even had a wonderful saying that is rendered here [...]
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Ham and Yam Festival Back for 32nd Year

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Smithfield’s 32nd annual Ham and Yam Festival is scheduled for May 7, 2016, in Downtown Smithfield NC. The event includes a cook-off, pig and rubber duck races, entertainment, kids’ play area, vendors, and ham and yam foods. A concert by [...]
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Organic Frozen Vegetables Recalled

April 23, 2016 0
CRF Frozen Foods Recalls Frozen Vegetables Due to Possible Health Risk Anne Struthers, rdoffutt CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling fifteen frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria [...]