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As we mentioned earlier this month on the blog, we are sponsoring a youth basketball team in Raleigh. Over the next week or so, we’re going to let you meet each player who makes up the squad. Today, we’re featuring Tony Battle Jr. Number: 4 Position: Power Forward/ Center School:…

Floyd Tar River Flooding

As of today (August 23rd), it looks like North Carolina is going to get some serious weather over the weekend due to Hurricane Irene. If this Weather Channel graphic turns out to be correct, then Irene will be hitting the shores of North Carolina on August 28th at 2am as a category 3 hurricane. While…

The Dangerous Drug division of Hardison & Cochran is currently reviewing claims from people who have bladder complications and bladder cancer associated with the use of Actos. Actos, which is also know by pioglitazone, is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals and is used to control blood sugar levels in Type II diabetes patients. In…

Interesting story from New York about a dog named Rosie in a courtroom. We first learned about this story from California lawyer Mitch Jackson’s blog. Rosie is a Golden Retriever. She specializes in comforting people who are in stressful situations. In New York, she stood by while a 15 year-old girl…

There is no doubt that the skills children acquire through organized sports will stay with them through their adult years. Just ask any adult who played sports as a child and teen and they will most likely tell you only positives about their experience. Sports builds self-discipline and self-confidence. It builds strong…

While clothes and backpacks often come to mind when thinking about getting ready for school this fall, the American Lung Association reminds us of additional necessities if your child is afflicted with asthma. Being prepared can ease the transition to school if he or she is one of the seven…