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RiverLink signed the first Brownfield agreement in the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay at its historic Cotton Mill Property. We signed our second Brownfield agreement in the RiverWay at the old EDACO junk yard location on Amboy Rd, adjacent to Carrier Park.
US groups honouring Paris climate pledges despite Trump
US states, cities and businesses signed up to ‘America’s pledge’ to combat global warning have a combined economic power equal to the world’s third-biggest economy. The US states, cities and businesses that have signed up to reduce greenhouse gas emissions despite president Donald Trump’s threats to withdraw from the Paris agreement would, if put together, have the clout of the world’s third biggest economy, after the US and China. Continue reading
Periods happen to half the population – so why are they still treated as something to hide? Meet the activists seeing red.
BY COURTNEY E. MARTIN (@COURTWRITES), COLUMNIST
Read about the bosses and teachers and neighbors and friends who have sexually harassed and assaulted the people you know and maybe even love. Pay special attention to the stories. You will see patterns. You will shudder at the abuses of power. You might even feel sick to your stomach. Then immediately…
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Scientific Opinion Poll: North Carolina Small Business Owners Think LGBT Discrimination is Bad for Business
Small business owners in North Carolina oppose denying goods or services to LGBT customers based on religious beliefs and freedom of speech, and believe state laws allowing for LGBT discrimination are bad for the business climate
I do believe that giving thanks every day is essential to a good life. The end of this month is the time to celebrate Thanksgiving. Most of us make time to celebrate by getting together with family and friends, share nourishment, and appreciate each other’s company.
The Paradise Papers have shed light on the offshore dealings of some of the world’s richest people and biggest companies. Here are some of the most important things we have learned from the leak of 13.4m documents.
Jerri Bell, a retired naval officer, is a co-author, with Tracy Crow, of “It’s My Country Too: Women’s Military Stories From the American Revolution to Afghanistan.” – in the Washington Post
Veterans Day is an occasion to recall the service of our troops. But women’s stories have often been absent from those recollections. Works of fiction and nonfiction, memoirs (such as Mary Jennings Hegar’s), documentaries (including “The Invisible War”) and dramas (such as “Blood Stripe”) have helped show this side of the armed forces. Still, myths about female veterans endure. Kayla Williams, who wrote a memoir about serving as an Army linguist in Iraq, remembers an infantryman who was “sure that women troops would be flown by helicopter to shower every three days.” Here are some of the most persistent misconceptions. Continue reading
We are excited to announce that Tina Barr is the winner of this year’s poetry book prize selected by contest judge Patricia Spears Jones. Barr’s collection Green Target will be published in 2018.
Avenue M – in-town on Merrimon Eat drink gather … in a friendly neighborhood community atmosphere.
Avenue M is a casual Restaurant, Bar and Lounge in North Asheville. Offering an eclectic selection of seasonal comfort foods as well as a variety of local beers, global wines and creative cocktails, Avenue M is the perfect complement to the unique city of Asheville.
This article has been offered by Kani Nicolls, DDS PA
Whether you need an existing filling replaced or a new cavity filled, get the facts on what your options are. Gone are the days when cast gold and silver amalgams were your only choices. With dental care advancements, other materials are also being used to fill cavities. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of the four most common filling materials.
Krista Tippett, host: Roshi Joan Halifax has said, “I am not a ‘nice’ Buddhist. I’m much more interested in a kind of plain rice, get-down-in-the-street Buddhism.” She is a Zen teacher and a medical anthropologist who’s been formed by cultures from the Sahara Desert to the hallways of American prisons. She founded the project on Being with Dying, and now she’s taking on the problem of compassion fatigue, though she doesn’t like that phrase. Whatever you call it, for all of us overwhelmed by bad news and by the attention we want to pay to suffering in the world, Joan Halifax has wisdom.
On Tuesday, November 7, join other Planned Parenthood supporters in welcoming reproductive justice champion, Dr. Willie J. Parker, to Asheville for a special evening!
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