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The Rhine Research Center in Durham is one of the last institutes in the country devoted to studying parapsychology. Founded by Duke professor Joseph B. Rhine, the center study telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, psychokinesis, the survival of human personalities existing outside a physical form (ghosts or spirts). The center attempts to quantify their research and also includes the Alex Tanous Library. The library has one of the five largest collections in the country of parapsychological and occult literature. In addition to research, the center offers online educational courses and two monthly public workshops, and organizes various groups.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 20, May 2014, p17-19 Periodical Website
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Part 1 of a 2-part series on Luke Hampton. Growing up in Sparta, NC, Hampton was a successful high school wrestler known throughout the state. Following Hampton’s injury during a wrestling match, the state athletic association changed the officiating rules for wrestling. Part 1 focuses on Hampton’s childhood, character, wrestling career up to his injury, and his time recovering from his injuries which left him paralyzed. Hampton was known as a strong, generous, young man with a big heart who enjoyed working hard, competing, and helping his neighbors.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 20, May 2014, p8-12 Periodical Website
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The Raleigh arts and music festival Artsplosure is celebrating its 35 anniversary this year. The festival was started as a way to get Raleigh residents to visit the downtown. Now, Artsplosure is struggling to remain relevant with all of the changes to the downtown over the years. Around the time of the festival, there will be at least five other festivals or events in downtown Raleigh. Promoters are looking for ways to attract attendees to keep the festival alive.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 20, May 2014, p21-22 Periodical Website