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BLOWING ROCK — Starting July 23, the next two weeks will feature more than 500 horses in the hunter and jumper classes and their riders, farriers, stable hands, owners and trainers descend on the L.M. Tate Showgrounds at the Broyhill Equestrian Preserve as the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show…

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BLOWING ROCK — On the last Friday in July, the hills will come alive with the sounds and sights of the annual Symphony by the Lake at Chetola Resort event on Friday, July 26.

RALEIGH – As the N.C.’s Republican legislative leaders and Democratic governor quibble over a biennium budget that sits in limbo, the potential exists for the entire process to start over and for Watauga-based projects to be left out, according to Sen. Deanna Ballard (R-Blowing Rock).

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Recently, at the insistence of my co-writer, I have been contemplating the seven deadly sins and how they relate to the world of gardening. We gardeners tend to wrap ourselves in virtuous terms when it comes to our pastime, forgetting that gardens are by definition anything but natural.

In the fall of 2014, North Dakota high school student Danielle LaNoue was competing in a cross-country race when she experienced a runner’s worst nightmare: her knee buckled and gave out. She collapsed in agony, made an attempt to get up and walk, but collapsed again in tears.

“For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.” Genesis 3:5

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NEW YORK (AP) — A heat wave will continue to keep much of the Eastern United States in its grip Sunday, while a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by thunderstorms that threaten flash floods.

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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign staffers who recently got engaged.