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2014-11-06 23:04:31

This new WCRI report, CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks for North Carolina, 15th Edition, looked at medical costs

2014-11-06 23:00:23

AvidXchange receives the technology award for Fast Growth Large Company from the North Carolina Technology Association. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 06, 2014

2014-11-06 16:40:00

As North Carolina Research and Education Network marks three decades of service, there's more to discover at MCNC RALEIGH, N.C., Nov.

2014-11-06 12:24:15

Tar Heels are the First Collegiate Athletics Program to Align with REPREVE to Drive Recycling Education CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov.

2014-11-05 23:03:17

Event and Meeting Management Firm Produced Sixth Annual Event for North Carolina Executives CARY, N.C.

2014-11-05 08:35:53

Lake Norman clinic will welcome first patients on November 11 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov.

2014-11-04 23:11:17

High-temperature solders are not needed with new Bonomi 100712LF Series sweat-end lead-free brass check valves.

2014-11-04 23:04:25

GriefShare holiday “survival” seminars are being held worldwide, offering practical help and encouragement for people in bereavement.

2014-11-04 23:04:24

DivorceCare holiday “survival” seminars are being held worldwide, offering practical help and encouragement for people who are separated or divorced.

2014-11-04 16:31:13

GREENSBORO, N.C. and HILLSBORO, Ore., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc.


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

Banker Horse
2014-04-02 11:37:32

The banker horse is a breed of feral horse that can be found in the Outer Banks area of North Carolina. This breed is a descendant of the Spanish horse and the foundation stock is thought to have been brought to the America’s during the 16th century. It is thought that these horses may have become feral after surviving shipwrecks or after being abandoned during exploration or settlement expeditions. Although these horses roam free, they are not true wild horses because they are descended...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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