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The North Carolina Coastal Federation has released the North Carolina Oyster Blueprint for 2021-2025, an action strategy created by more than 50 contributors across the state to advance restoration, protection and harvest of oysters. This is the fourth edition of the Blueprint, which was fir…

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The recent unsolicited distribution of “The Crusader,” the political voice of the Knights Party, to households in our area that angered citizens (Tideland News, March 31, 2021) has at least one benefit … an opportunity to read what’s happening within the newly “redefined” Klu Klux Klan. On t…

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A new report shows that Atlantic states could power the entire region with clean renewable wind energy off our coasts. North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland rank eighth, 15th and 17th respectively, among 29 coastal states for their potential to meet 2019 electricity usage with offshore wind…

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Since the mid-1960s pirate history and the early American colonies have fascinated me. A few people were instrumental in spurring my interest in the two subjects. I never tired of them and that interest is as strong today, if not stronger, as it ever was.

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What a “great lake!” Believe it or not, because of its shallowness and its tendency to freeze over, you can occasionally actually walk across Lake Erie to Canada, and some have actually done it, believe it or not. In January of 2018 Dan DeRoos of Cleveland radio station WOIO wrote, “For only…

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The Great Lakes … they’re appropriately named being one of America’s greatest natural resources. The Great Lakes hold over 5,400 cubic miles of water, thereby comprising more than 20 percent of the world’s surface freshwater. Gouged out by glaciers and leftovers from the Ice Age, they are tr…

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The recently passed $1.9 trillion aid package has been named “The American Rescue Plan.” A good case can be made that this package is urgently needed by the middle class and especially by millions of Americans who earn relatively low incomes. The Rescue Plan has concentrated on providing sig…

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