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PINEHURST –– Pinehurst Medical Clinic and FirstHealth Speciality Services are the first in North Carolina and among the first in the world to use a new, investigational medical technology designed to improve the cough and mucus symptoms of chronic bronchitis.

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — BASF opened its new Center for Sustainable Agriculture today with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Center will provide visitors information and experiences covering a broad range of topics — from technology and innovation driving agriculture’s productivity to how healthy homes and communities are not much different than a farmer’s field.

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Battlefield wedding ceremonies; a Ukrainian farmer stealing a Russian tank with his tractor; Ukrainian mothers and children fleeing to find a line of donated strollers from Polish mothers. These images have bombarded our newsfeeds ever since Feb. 24, when Russian troops invaded neighboring Ukraine.

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Friday, 18 February 2022 10:26

OPINION: The argument against the virtual world

It’s estimated that about 100 million Americans have watched the Super Bowl every year in the last decade, which means this year roughly one-third of the country saw advertisements for crypto.com, a cryptocurrency trading platform, as well as the metaverse, a digital world owned by Meta (formerly Facebook). While Matt Damon telling you to invest in Bitcoin or an animated dog dancing while wearing VR goggles seems harmless, I assure you there are much darker undertones to the virtual world.

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RALEIGH — State transportation officials hope a new way for travel apps to receive data will make driving in North Carolina work zones safer.

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The U.K.'s Home Office, Rolling Stone reports, is ramping up for a new offensive against end-to-end encryption, starting with a $750,000 payment to advertising agency M&C Saatchi for a publicity campaign aimed at scaring the bejabbers out of parents.

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RALEIGH — SECU Foundation is continuing its long-standing support for the Institute for Emerging Issues at N.C. State University with a $225,000 grant to assist with the expansion of IEI’s statewide digital inclusion program, Building a New Digital Economy in NC.

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Thursday, 04 November 2021 17:49

Rockingham Police warn of possible AirTag stalking

ROCKINGHAM — One local law enforcement agency is warning residents to be on the lookout for a trendy tracking device.

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A co-worker and I had a conversation about generations. I am older than him by about 20 years and we often have conversations like this. While he is of a different generation, some of his thoughts and ideas are more in line with generations before his. 

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HAMLET — Dean Adams of Laurinburg has property in Pennsylvania that he has leased to a solar farm. In order to learn more about solar energy and how he may use it for his house, Adams enrolled in Richmond Community College's Solar Energy Systems Technology class this summer. 

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