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A collaborative effort between the State of North Carolina and AARP, the largest organization of older adults in the state, will help our cities, towns and rural areas become better prepared to meet the needs of an aging population.

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Maundy Thursday at our church was especially significant this year. At the end of the evening service, the candles in the chancel were extinguished. A traditional “stripping the church,” followed, during which items symbolic of faith were removed from the chancel – a somber prelude to the ev…

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With 1 in 8 children and 1 in 4 adults in the United States estimated to have hearing loss due to exposure to excessive noise, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Hearing Loss Association of America are joining the World Health Organization in a global effort to champion…

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The idea of compulsory school attendance for children is not a new or radical one in modern society. The World Bank reports that, of the globe’s nearly 200 recognized nations, only a tiny handful fail to mandate school attendance.

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I would like to respond to a recent Commentary by Joe Swartz. He does a good job of patting himself on the back and highlighting some of the hardships he has struggled with being a member of the LGBTQIA community, serving in the military (thank you for your service BTW!), and having to turn …

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