Why is China treating NC like the developing world?

  How lax regulation made it cheaper for China to outsource pork production – and all of its environmental and human costs – to the U.S. In July 2013, Larry Pope, the CEO of Smithfield Foods, the largest pork producer in America, was called to testify before a U.S. Senate committee about the pending sale…

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Breeding to death: Puppy Mills tied to Euthanasia

NORTH CAROLINA (WECT) – The numbers are alarming. According to the Humane Society of the United States, two million dogs are put down in shelters every year because there’s no one to adopt them. But is pet overpopulation a problem of our own making? Rescue advocates say puppy mills are also breeding two million dogs…

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Cold weather? Protect your pets and livestock.

Snowy weather always makes for fun Facebook uploads of dogs and cats being excited or confused by the arrival of snow, but while you’re charging up your phone for the videos, don’t forget to be watching out for their welfare. The next few days will not only see a layer of snow on the ground;…

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Information on One-Stop (Early) Voting

  The following information on one-stop (early) voting is directly from the NC State Board of Elections website. One-stop absentee voting (commonly known as “early voting”) allows any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in person on select days prior to Election Day. One-stop voting begins on the third Thursday prior to Election Day…

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