The business of pork production in North Carolina employed nearly 13,000 people in 2012. That’s according to a Duke University report. The swine industry is a key component of North Carolina’s economy. But there are claims of negative impacts on the environment – specifically on bodies of waters that are in close proximity to concentrated animal feeding operations or CAFOs. And there are questions about the industry’s impact on human health. But the business of hog farming has evolved over...
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Wednesdays On CoastLine
Every Wednesday throughout the month of May, we’re taking a close-up look at the pork and poultry industries in southeastern North Carolina. It’s our first ever CoastLine series, and we're focusing on CAFOs – concentrated animal feeding operations. What’s the economic impact? How is it regulated? And how does it affect nearby residents?
The Wilmington Jewish Festival keeps growing, this year offering 8 feature films + 8 shorts. The Festival kickoff on Sunday, May 1st features Labyrinth of Lies at 3:00 at Thalian Hall, followed by a buffet reception in the ballroom.