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Eco-friendly pest control in the garden
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Spots on tomatoes, holes in hosta leaves and wilting stems mean insects and diseases have moved into the garden. Don’t let these intruders reduce the beauty and productivity of your landscape. Work in concert with nature to prevent and control these pests, and you will be rewarded with a bountiful harvest and landscape filled with beautiful
 
2015 Hyundai Genesis AWD 3.8
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
DETROIT – From the moment we got in the 2015 Hyundai Genesis, our thought was that Hyundai had found how to bake in that intangible that says luxury. It wasn’t in the sedan’s equipment or the engine; it was the ambience or the air of luxury inside the car. You can call something a luxury car, but if the interior doesn’t feel or look
 
BOOK: Author details his racist past
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
How I Shed My Skin Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood By Jim Grimsley Algonquin Books Over 60 years ago, the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that America’s schools could no longer by segregated by race. Critically acclaimed novelist Grimsley was 11 years old in 1966 when federally mandated integration of
 
Is any problem too big for God?
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
EL CAJON, Calif. – "Houston, we have a problem. When NASA flight directors heard those words from Apollo 13, it was like an invitation: “You are hereby invited to solve a life-or-death problem” – and they did. Flight director Gene Kranz sprang into action: “OK … stay cool. Work the problem, people.... Failure is not an
 
Hairston fuses past and present to make today’s gospel
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
J.J Hairston is the leader of a contemporary gospel choir known as Youthful Praise. The group has been very successful within the gospel music industry and worked with a great deal of titans within the secular and non-secular music industry such as Destiny’s Child, Coko, Myron Butler and Shirley Caesar. Hairston has been singing for most of his adult
 
Fakeness tarnishes hip-hop
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson recently filed for bankruptcy and testified in court that despite his flashy public persona, he is only worth $4.4 million. LOL. Not that there is anything wrong with that. The dilemma is the art of the illusion. So often we see hip-hop personalities fabricate their status to appear bigger than life. Rocafella Records'
 
Medicare and Medicaid still vital after 50 years
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
WASHINGTON – As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 this week, the nation takes a look at the impact of two of the most significant government programs ever launched. Medicare serves roughly 52 million Americans as of 2013, about 10 percent of whom are black. The program is part of the Social Security Act and was created to provide health insurance for
 
Cy Alexander completes recruiting class
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach Cy Alexander announced the completion of his recruiting class Tuesday. Aggie fans will be introduced to four new players next season, including two Division I graduate transfers, a junior college transfer and one true freshman. The Aggies class includes Ede Egharevba (Albany
 
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Future filmmakers take a bow

Our School of Doc students premiered their final films recently to a packed house of family,

NC kids with Medicaid become healthy adults

RALEIGH – More than 1 million North Carolina children benefit from Medicaid coverage, and

Puppet masters returns to Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL – Award-winning and beloved puppet troupe, Paperhand Puppet Intervention,