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Aggies upset 49ers, move up in national poll

North Carolina A&T is being greatly rewarded for its 35-31 upset over the Charlotte 49ers in non-conference football action last Saturday. The Aggies (3-0), who are allotted 22 fewer scholarships than the 49ers, witnessed how much that means to voters in the NCAA FCS Coaches Poll and the STATS FCS Media Poll on Monday. N.C. […]
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Is addiction to nicotine a problem or part of a problem?

Did you know that in the United States there are more than 480,000 yearly tobacco related deaths? When we think of this we automatically think that addiction to nicotine is the root of the problem. Is that really the problem or is the addiction to nicotine just part of the problem? There are more than […]
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Rochelle and Spearman vie to be next N.C. NAACP President

Editor’s note: During the upcoming 74th Annual N.C. NAACP Convention in Raleigh, current president, Bishop Dr. William Barber will be stepping down after 12 years, and a new president will be elected between Rev. Dr. Portia Rochelle, president of the Raleigh-Apex NAACP Chapter, and Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, Third Vice President of the N.C. […]
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A Musical Extravaganza!

An estimated more than 150,000 people descended on Downtown Greensboro last weekend for music, food and fun at The 77th National Folk Festival. The annual cultural fest featured performances and demonstrations by more than 300 musicians, dancers, and craftspeople from across the nation, showcased on seven stages. It also included children’s activities, savory Southern and […]
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Wildcats capitalize on fumbles, top Whirlies, 31-7

The Eastern Guilford Wildcats defeated the Grimsley Whirlies 31-7 Monday night at Greensboro’s Jamieson Stadium. Eastern improved to 3-0 while Grimsley dropped to 1-2. After a scoreless first quarter, Eastern quarterback Dominique Graves capped a 68-yard touchdown drive with a seven-yard touchdown somersault. The PAT was good and the Wildcats led 7-0. Graves led Eastern […]
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Clergy plan healing ceremony for community

The Greensboro Pulpit Forum of Clergy is planning a healing ceremony to discuss the next steps in the efforts to address violent crime in the city. A Service of Healing for Hurting Hearts will be held on September 10 at 4:30 p.m. at Trinity AME Zion Church on Florida Street. The pastors say that Sunday’s […]
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Influenza vaccinations and the elderly

Labor Day has come and gone. We are now unofficially done with summer and our thoughts drift off into autumn. When we think of autumn I am particularly concerned about the change in the fall weather and the arrival of the cold and flu season. We dodged a bullet last winter and had a very […]
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