When lighting a bedroom, you will want to create an overall atmosphere of quiet relaxation, while providing some bright spots for reading and other activities. A combination of general and task lighting that takes into account the age and lifestyle of the occupant(s) is needed. Remember, dimming controls give you the flexibility to vary the ...
Southern pine beetle could devastate southeastern U.S. wood products industry
BIRMINGHAM, Al. - Considered one of the biggest causes of economic loss in forestry in the southeastern U.S., the southern pine beetle is a real threat to the region’s wood products industry. This year's concerns stem from a record-setting drought in the area, which caused many trees to not make enough sap. Sap is the tree's best defender against the beetles.
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Cold case: What happened to Raleigh’s bust of Abe Lincoln?
For about 130 years, a bust of Abraham Lincoln that was given to the African-American residents of Raleigh in 1865 was a fixture in St. Paul A.M.E. Church downtown. Two decades ago, it disappeared.
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How the Invention of Paper Changed the World
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Odetta Johnson out as NCCU campus police chief
Johnson's employment with the university ended on Monday, April 17. School names Connie Bullock as interim replacement.