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    Rights of Disabled Focus of Civil Rights Walk

    Administration Blocks Civil Rights in New York, says The Jonathan Carey Foundation Released by Michael Carey, The Jonathan Carey Foundation The Jonathan Carey Foundation “Civil Rights Walk for the Disabled” team is on its way to Washington [...]
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    Meet Nash-Edgecombe Area Authors at Braswell Library

    Braswell Memorial Library is holding an “Authors in August” event on August 13, 2016, 10am-5pm. Local authors from the Twin Counties will present their books. Books will be available for purchase, and authors will be signing their [...]
  • Natural Grocers will attempt to beat the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the most people hula hooping at multiple venues simultaneously. Source: PRNewsFoto/Natural Grocers, Lakewood CO.
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    Hula Hoop at Natural Grocers Stores on August 11

    Natural Grocers Celebrates 61st Anniversary with a Hula Hoop Record Attempt and 1950’s Style Ice Cream Social GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title Attempt Followed by an Ice Cream Social and Giveaways at All 122 Stores Released by Krystal Covington, [...]
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    Eastern NC Libraries Offer Adult Events in August

    Upcoming adult events near Wilson, Rocky Mount, and surrounding cities, are listed below by location. If you know of a library event we’ve missed, email the Editor. Braswell Memorial Library’s August 2016 Adult Programs This library [...]
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    The Strange-ness: Wendell NC UFO Sightings

    Over the past few years, Wendell UFO sightings and strange occurrances have been reported during summer months. The most recent report details a sighting from June 29, 2016. A Wendell residents photographing storm clouds in the [...]
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    Rocky Mount NC Seeks Address Removal from Pokémon GO

    **UPDATE issued July 27, 2016 ** City Takes Preventative Measures and Requests Removal of All City-owned Addresses from Pokémon GO Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman As Pokémon GO continues to grow in popularity, so do accidents caused [...]
  • Gold Medal Flours recalled, General Mills working with the FDA, possible e. coli contamination. Source: FDA.gov.
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    Flour Recall Expanded, E.coli Sickens More People

    General Mills Expands Retail Flour Recall Due to four (4) new confirmed illnesses, General Mills is adding additional flour production dates to the previously announced US retail flour recall (article) that was originally announced on [...]

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National Night Out Continues to Grow

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July 26, 2016 0
Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman Twenty Rocky Mount area communities have registered to host various events for the nation’s annual National Night Out, surpassing last year’s total. The August 2, 2016, event encourages various communities to host individual [...]
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Beef Recall Issued Across Colorado, Possible E. coli

July 26, 2016 0
Good Food Concepts, LLC dba Ranch Foods Direct Recalls Non-Intact Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination Released by Kristen Booze, fsis.usda.gov Good Food Concepts, LLC, doing business as Ranch Foods Direct, a Colorado Springs, Colo. [...]
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The Strange-ness: Ghostly Cab

July 24, 2016 0
A closed-circuit TV (CCTV) video shows a ghostly person following a man into a cab, or does it? The footage, posted on YouTube here, appears to show a figure following a man into a taxi, [...]
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Chuckle of the Issue: Help

July 24, 2016 0
A woman was at work when the babysitter called and said that the woman’s daughter was sick and had a fever. The woman left work, and stopped by the drug store to get medicine. When she returned to her car, she [...]
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House of Smoke Recall Issued Due To Nitrite Levels

July 22, 2016 0
Released by Jeremy J. Emmert, fsis.usda.gov House of Smoke, Inc., a Ft. Lupton, Colorado, establishment, is recalling approximately 4,692 pounds of Wild Boar Brotwurst products due to nitrite levels in excess of the regulatory limit, the US [...]
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Shades of Grey: Quality

July 22, 2016 0
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 about the choices people make, [...]
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X Marks the Spot for Milky Way Formation

July 22, 2016 0
Released by Elizabeth Landau, Jet Propulsion Laboratory A new understanding of our galaxy’s structure began in an unlikely way: on Twitter. A research effort sparked by tweets led scientists to confirm that the Milky Way’s central [...]
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Free Cantaloupe at Zebulon Market on July 23

July 22, 2016 0
Contributed by Maurine Brown, Farmers’ Market Manager Come to the Zebulon Farm Fresh Market (ZFFM) on July 23, 2016, for free Cantaloupe to the first 50 Customers! All Cantaloupes are courtesy of Rob’s Fresh Produce. Stop [...]
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National Events Working to “Clear the Shelters”

July 22, 2016 0
The nationwide push to “Clear the Shelters” — aimed at getting shelter animals into homes — is July 23, 2016. Many shelters are waiving adoption fees on this special date. Animal shelters across the United States are [...]
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Puzzles Page: July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016 0
Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 July 22 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer posted on next week’s puzzle page.
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Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: What is an IQ Test?

July 22, 2016 0
Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA My friends and patients ask me what IQ tests mean. Here are the facts. Years ago, psychology workers invented various tests that they measure the level of the performance of [...]
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Hundreds Expected to Converge for Neuse River Clean-Up

July 21, 2016 0
Released by Matthew Starr, Upper Neuse Riverkeeper There will be hundreds of people kayaking and canoeing down the Neuse River this Saturday to rid the waterway of trash, according to clean water advocates. “Loose on the Neusse is [...]
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Nationwide Listeria-related Recall for Hot Dogs and Corn Dogs

July 21, 2016 0
Bar-S Foods Company Recalls Chicken and Pork Hot Dog and Corn Dog Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination Released by Maria Machuca, fsis.usda.gov Bar-S Foods Company, an Altus, Oklahoma establishment, is recalling approximately 372,684 pounds of [...]
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Black Beans Recalled for Possible Plastic, Metal Contamination

July 19, 2016 0
Faribault Foods, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall Due to the Potential Presence of Foreign Material Limited Quantity of No-Salt-Added Black Beans (Frijoles Negros Bajo En Sodio, Frijoles Negros, Frijol Negro Sin Sal) Released by Ken Sevcik, faribaultfoods.com Faribault Foods, [...]
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Harm Reduction Conference in Jamestown NC

July 19, 2016 0
Conference on Integrating Harm Reduction into Existing Service Provisions On August 11, 2016, a harm reduction conference is offered for workers and residents of North Carolina interested in helping reduce drug overdoses in the state. Held at Castle [...]
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NASA’s Kepler Confirms 100+ Exoplanets

July 19, 2016 0
Released by Elizabeth Landau (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and Michele Johnson (Ames Research Center) An international team of astronomers has discovered and confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission. Out [...]
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Denver Summer on the Plaza Free Summer Concert Series

July 18, 2016 0
Released by Katie Converse, perimarketing.com Arts Brookfield presents Summer on the Plaza, a free summer concert series on Wednesdays in July. Free music and more comes to the plaza in front of 1801 California street, in [...]
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SELC Calls for Submissions for Environmental Writing Awards

July 18, 2016 0
Released by Bill Sublette, selcva.org The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers, authors, and publishers. Presented each year during [...]
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New Agricultural Officers Sworn Into Foreign Service

July 17, 2016 0
Ten employees of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) were sworn in as Foreign Service Officers during a July 13, 2016, ceremony at USDA headquarters in Washington. The new officers include [...]
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Next Wilson NC First Fridays on the Lawn is August 5

July 17, 2016 0
From July to October, join the fun in Historic Downtown Wilson NC for First Fridays on the Lawn, a free community concert offering music diversity alongside family entertainment and educational opportunities. Residents of the Wilson community come [...]
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Knightdale NC Searching for PIO Job Candidates

July 17, 2016 0
Knightdale, North Carolina’s Public Information Officer is stepping down after nearly three years to join the faculty at Campbell University. Brian Bowman will teach media and communications courses beginning next month. The candidate search is now [...]