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Adoptive Homes Sought as NC Foster Care Surges

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August 23, 2016 0
Release by Dillard Spring (CHSNC.org) via Robert B Butler (NCPressRelease.org) As of July 31, 2016, more than 10,400 children are in foster care in North Carolina — almost a 25-percent increase over a five-year low recorded in [...]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: The Tyranny of I

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August 23, 2016 0
What is Wrong with “Me, Me, Me” Editorial by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA Each culture does influence the individual. He lives in, specifically, their inborn temperament in addition to the influence they receive from the upbringing [...]
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Colorado Jetpack Pilot Back For A High-Risk Stunt

August 20, 2016 0
Apollo Gum Company and the Apollo Jetpack Plan a 30-second Jetpack Flight Launching from Beneath the Surface of Colorado’s Second Largest Natural Lake Released by Yulia Pastukhova, apollojetpack.com On August 23, 2016, jetpack history will be made when [...]
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Enjoy International Food and Music in Wendell NC

August 20, 2016 0
Originally published August 1, 2016; new poster added (below) on August 20, 2016. The 2016 International Food and Music Festival planning is underway. Shirts have been designed, raffle tickets printed, and entertainment and vendors are [...]
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Puzzles Page: August 19, 2016

August 19, 2016 0
Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 August 19 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer posted on next week’s puzzle page.
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For-Profit Prisons to be Phased Out

August 18, 2016 0
In a statement released by the US Department of Justice on August 18, 2016, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates announced that the federal government is going to end the for-profit prison system. Her statement is [...]
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Franklin County NC Poetry Workshop Facilitated by Dasan Ahanu

August 18, 2016 0
By Donna Campbell Smith, Assistant Coordinator, Franklin County Arts Council Franklin County Arts Council’s Diversity Team will sponsor a poetry workshop titled “Finding the Words-Making Them Work” with facilitator, Dasan Ahanu. The workshop is scheduled for [...]
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NC Initiative One of Federal Grant Recipents

August 18, 2016 0
Federal Agency Announces $21 Million to Expand Impact of Community Solutions that Work Friends of the Children, the North Carolina Partnership for Children, United Way for Southeastern Michigan, and United Way of Central Indiana awarded [...]
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Colorado State Fair to Include Free Entertainment

August 18, 2016 0
Released by Christi Lightcap, state.co.us The Colorado State Fair kicks off next week with a wide variety of free events that are sure to please every fair goer. Free opportunities include: The Agricultural Pavilion, presented by [...]
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Curry Blends Recalled for Lead Contamination

August 18, 2016 0
**Updated August 18, 2016** Oriental Packing Co. Inc. Issues Alert On Lead In Curry Powder Oriental Packing Co., Inc., Miami, Florida is recalling approximately 377,000 lbs. of the following blended seasoning curry products because it [...]
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Fall Means Watch Out for Webs!

August 17, 2016 0
Editorial by Kay Whatley North Carolina’s long list of creepy, crawly, biting things may be daunting. One group of crawlies which are at their peak during August and the Fall are Orbweaver spiders.  Leave your porch light [...]
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Dakota Water Needs a Fighting Chance against Contamination

August 16, 2016 0
FORT YATES, North Dakota – The following is a statement from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman, Dave Archambault II on the Tribe’s opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline proposed project. Statement from Standing Rock Sioux Tribal [...]
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Fund Opened to help New Orleans Flooding Victims

August 16, 2016 0
Mayor of New Orleans Establishes Fund To Help the Thousands of Louisiana Families Stranded By Floods Released by Martha Landrum, gnof.org To provide immediate relief for the victims of the recent historic floods in Louisiana, the [...]
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Oxford NC Hot Cauce Contest is Sept. 10

August 16, 2016 1
By Kay Whatley, Editor Get your taste buds to Oxford, North Carolina, for the annual Hot Sauce Contest! Check out some of the fiery foods NC has to offer, and enjoy all the music, entertainment, [...]
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Chamber Ribbon Cutting Spotlighted Small Businesses

August 15, 2016 0
Contributed by Lauren Floyd On August 9, 2016, the Knightdale Chamber of Commerce held a Red Ribbon Showcase — a kind of ribbon cutting for multiple businesses.  The event was held at the Town Hall in Knightdale, [...]
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New Fall “K-Fest” Scheduled for Knightdale NC

August 15, 2016 0
Mark your calendars for the inaugural K-Fest — Knightdale Kids Education Festival — a new festival in the Town of Knightdale NC. Be there for a wide variety of activities including back-to-school and educational options, on Saturday, September 10, 2016, [...]