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Let ’em ride: Celebrating Bike Month in Greensboro

Imagine driving up to an intersection where you want to turn left. Imagine, as is often the case in Greensboro, the left turn signal is ...
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PLAYING WITH FIRE

There is a reptilian alien species that has sent individuals to Earth. They have taken on human bodies, making them indistinguishable from real humans. Their ...
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Behind the changes at Deep Roots Market in Downtown Greensboro

If Deep Roots Market Cooperative were the proverbial cat with nine lives, one might say it has four down, five still in reserve.  It survived ...
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PROTECTING THE SILOS

Silos. Not the literal type you use for tasks like storing and separating grain or housing nuclear missiles. No, I’m referring to figurative silos. The ...
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ON A MISSION

People go into business for various reasons. Usually it involves finding a way to earn a livelihood doing something one enjoys and/or is good at. ...
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Giving thanks for the Gate City

I moved frequently during the 1970s. (Astrologer alert — look up restless Mercury in the 4th House.) “Home” went from upstate New York to Long ...
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All Together Now

October is National Cooperative Month. Greensboro celebrated co-ops this month with the opening of the Renaissance Community Co-Op on Phillips Avenue. Along with Deep Roots ...
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1 in 68 and rising

In 2015 Centers for Disease Control (CDC) records show there were 189 reported cases of measles in the US. That year there was an outbreak ...
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Slow your Mustang down

In Wilson Pickett’s 1966 hit recording “Mustang Sally” he laments that “All you want to do is ride around Sally … ride, Sally, ride.” The ...