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    Solar-Church Test Case Goes to NC Supreme Court

    Greensboro Church and Watchdog Group Challenge Duke Energy’s Monopoly Capture of Customers By Jim Warren, NC WARN A test case that goes to the heart of Duke Energy’s monopoly control over captive customers will be [...]
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    The Strange-ness: Zombie Warning

    From Maine to North Carolina and across the country, hackers change road signs across the country. Rather than warning drivers about night construction hours or detours, the sign warned of Zombies! This “hacking” has been going on [...]
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    Puzzles Page:  October 13, 2017

    Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 October 13 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
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    NASA TV to Broadcast Hispanic Heritage Event 

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the James Webb Auditorium in the agency’s headquarters in Washington DC on Thursday, October 12, 2017, with a discussion of the contributions of Hispanics to [...]

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Fire Prevention: Plan 2 Ways Out

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October 10, 2017
Would you know what to do if there was a fire in your home? It’s something no one really wants to think about, but the reality is having a well thought out plan can save [...]
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Nurses on Ground in Puerto Rico Warn of Dire Conditions

October 9, 2017
Slow Relief Effort Posing Urgent Health, Safety Crisis Registered nurses volunteers on the ground in Puerto Rico are warning that dire conditions, and a glacially slow federal relief effort, are threatening a growing health calamity [...]
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NC Emergency Management Team Heading to Puerto Rico

October 9, 2017
North Carolina is sending more help to Puerto Rico as the island continues to recover and rebuild from devastation caused after Hurricane Maria struck September 20, 2017. Tuesday morning, October 10, a 10-person incident management [...]
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Spring Hope Packed During National Pumpkin Festival

October 8, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor On October 7, 2018, Spring Hope, North Carolina held its annual National Pumpkin Festival. The streets were filled from the Opening Ceremony at 9am throughout the day, with live bands and announcements on [...]
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Sunset Avenue Bridge to Close Oct. 16

October 8, 2017
By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The widening project underway on the US 301 Bypass in Nash County will require the North Carolina Department of Transportation to close the Sunset Avenue bridge on [...]
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The Strange-ness: True Tale #1

October 6, 2017
It’s that time of year: dark nights, Halloween, strange costumes, and spooky tales. When the tales are true… well, it can make the cool evenings scarier and send a chill down your spine. Here is [...]
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Puzzles Page:  October 6, 2017

October 6, 2017
Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 October 6 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
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NC Forest Service Offers Tips to Prevent Wildfires

October 5, 2017
By Brian R. Haines, NC Forest Service As fall wildfire season approaches, the N.C. Forest Service encourages North Carolinians to heed the call of National Fire Prevention Week, October 8-14, 2017, and take steps to ensure [...]
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Denver Theatre District Launches “Understudy” Art Space

October 5, 2017
On October 8, 2017, the Denver Theatre District (DTD) will officially launch Understudy, a first-of-its-kind arts and culture experimental space, located in the Colorado Convention Center at 890 C 14th Street, Denver, Colorado.  Understudy is a 700-square-foot [...]
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The Strange-ness: Car Vending Machine

October 3, 2017
Carvana, an eCommerce platform for buying used cars, in August 2017 unveiled their five-story, all-glass Car Vending Machine in Raleigh, North Carolina. Holding 18 cars, the Raleigh Car Vending Machine serves as a fun and [...]
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Scotland Bans Fracking

October 3, 2017
Responding to the October 3, 2017 by Scotland, a statement was released by Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Europe: “Today, Scotland’s government banned fracking, acknowledging what the science [...]
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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Oct 5-8

October 2, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond (Inner Coastal Plains / Five County area of Eastern NC). Piedmont and [...]
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Cherry Creek North Holding “Art Feast” on Oct. 7

October 2, 2017
Free Event Features A Walking Tour, Delicious Bites, and a Chance to Win By Dr. Stephanie H. Blake, www.blakecommunications.com On Saturday, October 7, 2017, 3-7pm, Cherry Creek North offers the 3rd Annual Art Feast, a free walking [...]
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Taylorsville Apple Festival is Oct. 21

October 1, 2017
Fall is here, and it’s time to get ready for the 29th-annual Taylorsville Apple Festival. On Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9am-5pm, head to Downtown Taylorsville, North Carolina (Alexander County) for a day filled with family fun, [...]
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