[L]ast night’s ‘State of the Union’ speech contained loads of platitudes, congratulatory back-pats, and perhaps a few misleading statements (jobs numbers, for one—and the implication that Americans are better off now for another), but that’s not what I intend to write about this morning. Instead, I’d like to take aContinue Reading

[T]his morning, the World Health Organization announced the results of their two-day deliberations regarding the continuing outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. It’s official. The members voted unanimously to label Ebola Virus Disease and the current conditions of the outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). So,Continue Reading

Do you live in North Carolina? If so, you might want to double check your trash can. RALEIGH – Starting today, that old soda bottle and empty milk jug are no longer just garbage. They must be recycled. A new state law is taking effect that prohibits all plastic bottlesContinue Reading