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2008-06-24 12:00:00

By Robert Boyer, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jun. 24--A county official has revealed key details in an ongoing controversy at the Alamance County Health Department. Commissioner Bill Lashley said Monday he was the public official who asked Sheriff Terry Johnson to call in the SBI to investigate the department's record-keeping and use of patient-provided aliases in work-excuse notes. Last Wednesday, Dr. Kathleen Shapley-Quinn, the health department's medical director, and Karen Saxer,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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