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7:13 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Freedom Songs, Changing People and a Nation

Spirituals had also uplifted the hopes of African Americans. But during the Civil Rights Movement, they transformed into 'a call to action' and helped to change a nation.
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Non-violence shaped our nation’s Civil Rights Movement of the 1950’s and 1960’s.

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Daily Update
6:56 am
Mon January 20, 2014

10 Things to Know for Monday January 20, 2014

Martin Luther King Jr. in 1964
Credit by Marion S. Trikosko (Public Domain), via Wikimedia Commons

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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triad arts
1:47 pm
Sun January 19, 2014

App State's Performing Arts Series Worth Stomping About

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Appalachian State University PAS

Appalachian State University’s Performing Arts Series 2014 begins January 31st with amazing modern dance.

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Health
9:48 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Go Red For Women

A women that is introduced to Go Red For Women is 82% more likely to change a heart health component in her life, according to the American Heart Association.
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Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States.

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Smoking
7:12 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

50 Years of Smoking Warnings

New Surgeon General's report reviews health impacts of smoking over the past 50 years.
Credit lanier67 via flickr

It's been 50 years since U-S Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first report on the health consequences of smoking.   

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