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This week, the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission will consider approving a proposed “temporary” regulation to restore a permitting system to authorize activities in wetlands that federal agencies determine are no longer protected under the federal Clean Water Act.

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I was looking at a reading of the latest world population data sheet published annually by the Population Reference Bureau, an organization that has been meticulously gathering demographic data since 1929. Any figures used here referring to this data, come from the data sheet.

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The Tactical Air Navigation system – or TACAN – was used by military aircraft to navigate during my career as a Marine Corps pilot. TACAN provides distance measuring as well as azimuth indications in the cockpit. Depending on the altitude of the aircraft and the TACAN station and its locatio…

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This year’s presidential election could greatly affect the access and affordability of healthcare. The current administration is still trying to rescind the Affordable Care Act. Repeal of the ACA will affect us all. Most families have one or more members with pre-existing conditions. We cert…

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Perfection in politics will never happen, or even come close. I compare it to a smudged mirror. Mirrors don’t look nice with smudges so we’ll wipe them away and polish until the smears are gone. The result is a shiny mirror. The problem is, even if the mirror was much improved by cleaning, i…

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We cannot help but notice that the news is dominated by dire forecasts of increasing economic difficulties. Reflecting on that, and the fact of a crucial election to be held that will determine who is going to be president and what political party will dominate Congress, we notice that more …

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