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One recent morning in Raleigh, a group of women made a trip 100 years in the making. 1911 was the year this group, the Twentieth Century Club (later the Twentieth Century Book Club) first convened and dedicated themselves to broadening their minds through literature, history, current affairs, and biography. Book clubs such as this brought women into public life by putting them at the forefront of social and political issues.
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Collards have been maligned over the years. This staple of Down East and the rural South since the memory of man has been ridiculed and relegated to the status of lowly side dish. At the same time, people of the rural South have held collards in high esteem due to their hearty character, nutritional value, and taste. However, in the new Southern cuisine they are raised to an iconic level becoming the center of gourmet dishes.
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A nationwide shortage of major cancer drugs has hospitals and cancer centers in the Raleigh/Durham metro area scrambling to meet patient demand. Due mainly to manufacturing glitches, drugs that are used to treat leukemia, ovarian, breast, and other cancers are in short supply forcing healthcare practitioners to use alternative drugs.
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The link between reading well and doing well in any class, high school or college, is self-evident; however, reading is often low of the list of student activities. Miller, a Professor Emertia at Meredith College, discusses what can be done to make reading enjoyable and lucrative.
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Leef brings to light the disconnect between matriculation and education. This article argues that despite the cost of higher education, college graduates often are ignorant of basic principles, and college education has become an industry that prospers by processing through large numbers of students.
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Although technically called the North Carolina Maritime Strategy study, the $2million study is intended to revive consideration of a mega port in Southport.
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The American Institute of Architects North Carolina Chapter's (AIA NC) new Center for Architecture and Design opens in downtown Wilmington.
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