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You’re Probably Paying More for Your Car Loan or Mortgage Than You Should

Most of us shop until we drop for price bargains on clothes, computers or virtually anything else. With the internet, finding the best deal among products and companies is easier than ever.

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Student-Led Program to “Innovate Against Hate” Promoting Values of Fairness, Equity and Inclusion

New York – The ADL: Innovate Against Hate (Hashtag = #InnovateAgainstHate) campus challenge is currently underway across the country. The student

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Historic Thousands That Gathered in Raleigh, Despite the Rain

Yesterday’s delegation of resisters shall come to recognize we have a collective soul that will not perish.  A soul that will rise in triumph over every obstacle cast in our path …

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Protect Your Business Against Data Loss That Could Hinder Your Success

Data loss is every business’s nightmare. In fact, the majority of companies that do experience a mass disappearance of vital, computer-kept information never turn their lights on again.

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Celebrating Great Civilizations of Africa – NAACP and Africa-America Institute Announce Alliance

The NAACP will work with the Africa-America Institute on the development and distribution of a curriculum designed to highlight the accomplishments and history of African Diaspora.

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How Small Town Mayor Joyce Whichard-Brown Is Making Main Street Vibrant Again and Getting Businesses Back

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. – Whichard-Brown says she and the town council want to make Williamston “vibrant again,” which means addressing all of the vacant buildings on Main Street, getting businesses to come back, hire and operate like they used to.

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Greater Health & Wellness

Parents-To-Be Want to Know What’s in Their Genome

Every parent-to-be wants a healthy baby. And, when offered an opportunity, most couples want to know which disease-causing genes, or risk factors, they carry and could unwittingly pass to their children.

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The New F-Word And Its Type One Diabetes Connection

In examining the factors that influence the immune system, many environmental causes have been suggested over the past 20 years: diet, stress, sleep, and chemicals, to name a few.

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High Blood Pressure Redefined For First Time in 14 Years: 130 Is the New High

Most African-American men and women will have high blood Pressure under  New American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines. Among African-Americans, 56 percent of women and 59 percent of men will have high blood pressure.

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