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Re: “Sludge, a free fertilizer for farmers, can pose health and environmental risks

my friend needed a form a few days ago and learned about a document management site with a searchable forms database . If people are interested in it as well , here's a http://goo.gl/m2MqLj

Posted by Eda Gathers on 08/24/2016 at 5:24 AM

Re: “Abandoned mobile homes plague North Carolina

I'm on disability and can afford 400 to 500 a month but I have no down payment or credit would live something near Greensboro,nc

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Posted by crazygirl4753 on 08/23/2016 at 7:37 PM

Re: “Durham Homicides Up 31 Percent over Last Year

Homicides up by a third; now they plan to use information and "intelligence
to go after people who are committing crimes as opposed to"
going after pedestrians violating secret fashion police rules, color
of clothes, hoodies & hats in rain & sun, skin-color/race & sex:
undocumented racial profiling
harassment of pedestrians in DPD's unposted "target areas". Sounds intelligent.
Go after criminals instead of non-criminals. Good.

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Posted by Chris Tiffany on 08/18/2016 at 4:29 PM

Re: “Coal Ash and North Carolina: A Timeline

Don't forget that by -invite only dinner at the Governors office that won't be discussed attendees included Dirty Duke & DEQ.
#pillowtalk

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Posted by Keely Wood Puricz on 08/17/2016 at 8:44 PM

Re: “Political Cartoonists Hate HB 2 Just as Much as You Do

Thanks for the shout out! Cullum, JP and I just finished installing the show.

We will be having a reception this Friday from 6-9pm. should be a fun time. Everyone is invited.

Dave / H&B

Posted by Dave Wofford on 08/17/2016 at 6:03 PM

Re: “Coal Ash and North Carolina: A Timeline

GET rid of McCory....He is the asshole of assholes....

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Posted by Tony D on 08/17/2016 at 12:43 PM

Re: “The General Assembly and the Equal Protection Clause: A Love Story

Equal Justice Under Equal Law*.

* Some Are More Equal Than Others

Posted by Jon Howell on 08/17/2016 at 12:40 PM

Re: “Wake’s Early Voting Debate Illustrates Why It’s Time to Rethink Partisan Elections Boards

The republicans were voted into office in NC using the same voter laws they now want to change....Why are they afraid of voter fraud when it clearly does not exist except for the republicans..They are the only frauds I see.....They are afraid of voter revenge for all the crazy shit they have done so they try and rig the vote so they cant be voted out....They alll need to be voted out...They are sleazy crooks and used car salesman.....They lie they cheat and now they want to defraud the people of the right to vote....Lets hope 2016 sees a lot of them gone...especially that scum sucking dirtbag McCory..send him back to duke power thats who he really works for.

Posted by Tony D on 08/17/2016 at 12:39 PM

Re: “Coal Ash and North Carolina: A Timeline

“We got a little rule back home: if it's brown, drink it down; if it's black, send it back.“

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Posted by Jon Howell on 08/17/2016 at 12:30 PM

Re: “Coal Ash and North Carolina: A Timeline

Burn 'em down, SELC.

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Posted by ScottB on 08/17/2016 at 11:28 AM

Re: “The General Assembly and the Equal Protection Clause: A Love Story

They have considerable difficulty with the Establishment Clause also.

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Posted by ScottB on 08/17/2016 at 10:46 AM

Re: “From 2010–2014, Wake County Found 40 Private Wells with Dangerous Levels of Uranium. Then It Stopped Testing.

Yes. If course. That's correct. I'm not saying that U-238 is not a concern; obviously it is, or a maximum exposure level would not have been published. And rightly so. But to say it's fissionable is badly out of context, and it's a fact that the rate of alpha emission from U-238 is far less than other items; if that were not true, the maximum exposure levels would be far lower than they are.

Note that dissolved arsenic is also a concern in some Wake County groundwater, and it's a combination of naturally occurring arsenic and residue/runoff from old agricultural chemicals. Personally I'd be a lot more worried about that. But to each, his own.

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Posted by ct on 08/17/2016 at 9:24 AM

Re: “From 2010–2014, Wake County Found 40 Private Wells with Dangerous Levels of Uranium. Then It Stopped Testing.

"But even then, U-238 is far less worrisome than the radioactive substance in almost every household smoke detector."

Very few people drink 2 liters of smoke detectors every day of their lives.

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Posted by insightus on 08/17/2016 at 9:06 AM

Re: “From 2010–2014, Wake County Found 40 Private Wells with Dangerous Levels of Uranium. Then It Stopped Testing.

Wait a minute. Over 99% of naturally occurring uranium is U-238 which does not support a chain reaction except in a fast neutron environment -- and in a fast neutron environment, U-238 would be the least of your problems.

Other isotopes of uranium are far more worrisome.

The issues for U-238 in solution are its chemical toxicity (like any heavy metal) and alpha particle radiation if ingested. But even then, U-238 is far less worrisome than the radioactive substance in almost every household smoke detector.

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Posted by ct on 08/17/2016 at 8:47 AM

Re: “From 2010–2014, Wake County Found 40 Private Wells with Dangerous Levels of Uranium. Then It Stopped Testing.

this is a fissionable element. what a sobering factoid about water table mineralization and urbanization.

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Posted by theseatree on 08/17/2016 at 7:35 AM

Re: “N.C. State Researchers Say That, in a Drought-Stricken Future, the World Might Look to Cary

I guess they did not want to mention the very high per person water use in Cary?

Posted by dodahman 1 on 08/15/2016 at 9:11 AM

Re: “In Downtown Durham, A Different Sort of Revival

That's terrible news. Somebody needs to put a stop to them.

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Posted by MichaelEdits on 08/14/2016 at 2:06 PM

Re: “How to Buy an Assault Rifle in North Carolina

So i just stumbled across this site and am flabbergasted at the delusional people that have commented on repealing the 2nd amendment and anything related to that. I can understand banning or extremely limiting certain guns in the hands of some people. But to just flat out ban guns altogether would be pointless. I'm not going to research the exact numbers on all the guns owned, the flat out 100% premeditated deaths by guns, or even the deaths by guns that weren't premeditated but i'll just give you an example or two. Chicago's death by guns is through the roof and how many of those are from LEGALLY owned? I'm going to go out on a limb and says its a VERY tiny number, i didn't research it but i'm not stupid, i understand generalities. France has a ban on guns and there has been absolutely no deaths related to guns there...OH WAIT...there has...and not just one instance of it in the recent past. Someone referenced going to France because of that particular ban, little good that's going to do you as you are little more than target practice and i'm sorry to say, unlike TV and movies where you see people hiding behind couches and stuff and bullets never hit you, it doesn't happen like that, so you can't just run and hide from someone with an AK-47, for instance. Ban all or specific calibers of ammo or make it very expensive, you say? People will still buy it, steal it, import it, make their own. Wait, ban imports of ammo? Yeah, just like drugs are illegal to import, it's not going to stop the major players. OH...so the little people can't arm themselves because they can't get/can't afford ammo, now the big players (i.e. gangs, mob, drug pushers..you know, people who have access to illegal stuff all the time DESPITE the law) have all the power and you and i are just, you guessed it, target practice. I could go on and on and on and bore you to death with REAL STUFF and not even have to give you a single number because what im saying is, to the best of my knowledge, fairly accurate. Lastly, the Pulse nightclub. It's disgusting at how 1 person could have so much hate in them that they would go those extremes and kill that many people. And from what i heard, the guns he used were legally owned by him. Come to find out, after the fact, this guy had been on a watchlist, had issues with anger, his father supported the Taliban at some point in time, he himself praised ISIS and said it was for them BUT he had the guns legally. So, who dropped the ball there? The government? The people who actually sold him the guns/ammo? His wife, his father, his son? None of them, to an extent. The government had him in their sights but cleared him, probably through the rubber stamp method, or fear of hurting someone's feelings because he was of middle eastern origin and practiced Islam. This, most horrible act, was the fault of that waste of space who bought the guns, bought the ammo and senselessly carried out a senseless act. I don't agree with stereotyping people and hatred because of their race, nationality, creed, religion, etc but when was the last time you saw a christian, jew, buddhist, satanist carry out acts like these? Do not bother flaming me, i don't care if you are offended by what im saying, i dont judge anyone for any reason until they give me a reason to judge them, in other words, if you are a gay asian rapper who practices Islam, if you are happy with your life choices, im happy for you. But if you hate me because i don't practice Islam, i don't like rap music and i love my gun, then i don't want to get to know you. I don't hate you, i just don't need you in my life. All in all, if you think taking away people's rights to carry a gun will make you safer, you are sadly mistaken. Do the research with an unbiased mind and really see what happens in places where there are no guns, but do so with ALL the knowledge. Who lives in these places? Who migrates to these places? What religions are practiced and tolerated there? Tons of other questions you need to ask before you can get the whole picture.
I apologize if i went off on a tangent, i write from the heart and it often leads me in different directions. Just be smart and open-minded before you judge others and condemn yourself. Get the facts.

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Posted by MyGunItHasaFirstName on 08/12/2016 at 11:13 PM

Re: “North Carolina Tried to Defend HB 2 in Federal Court. It Didn’t Go Well.

if the line at a bar was long could a male also without risk of exposure also duck into the womens bathroom for relief? the number of body hair folicles would be about the same between the male and trans male, etc. first come first served signs on bathrooms instead of sex icons?

Posted by sthomper on 08/09/2016 at 9:02 PM

Re: “North Carolina Tried to Defend HB 2 in Federal Court. It Didn’t Go Well.

HB does that stand for "House Bathroom 2"

Posted by sthomper on 08/09/2016 at 8:57 PM

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