Letter to the editor

Greensboro, N.C. – At a time where the focus was on representing your hometown, the host of the Battle of the Hometowns fashion show Mr. A&T Austin James, made several deliberate attempts to defame VERGE Modeling Troupe.

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Too Much Sex in Commercials

“I find it highly unnecessary to make commercials for food that includes disgusting sexual innuendo. What is the point?” By user name Pahocheymom.

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Facebook to scrap ‘become a fan of’ for ‘like’

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is about to change the way it asks its users to connect to brands and celebrities on the site. Rather than ask people to “become a fan” of say, Starbucks or Lady Gaga, Facebook will instead let users click that they like the subject.

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Duke favored in NCAA Final Four tourney

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke is the favorite among the Final Four to win the NCAA title, while Michigan State is a longshot despite its trip to the finals last year, oddsmakers in Las Vegas said Monday.

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Scientist: FDA suppressed imaging safety concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Food and Drug Administration scientist said Tuesday his job was eliminated after he raised concerns about the risks of radiation exposure from high-grade medical scanning.

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Johnson & Wales launches green movement

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – They call themselves the Bucket Brigade, a group of faculty and student compost geeks at Johnson & Wales University appalled that so much waste from the school’s 18 kitchens was landing in the garbage.

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Making campus safe

Being different has never been easy, ask Nyasha Gibbs. She’s the president of Acceptance Without Exceptions (AWE), the gay straight alliance organization on the campus of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. As if being president of such an organization wasn’t different enough, she is also an African American lesbian on an historically black university campus.