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2022 Judicial Endorsements

This November there are two N.C. Supreme Court and four Court of Appeals races on the ballot. Many of my family and friends have asked for  recommendations in the judicial races. As I have seen how important it is to have fair and independent judges and I pay close attention to these races. I believe […]

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Self-Driving Semis May Soon Dominate Long-Haul Trucking

Fully-autonomous trucks are racking up hundreds of miles on U.S. highways. “This technology isn’t a question of if but when.” Pilot programs for fully-autonomous trucks are racking up hundreds of miles on public highways in several states, primarily throughout the sunbelt, where favorable weather conditions and friendly regulations encourage testing. Examples: TuSimple, the first automated […]

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Self-Driving Semis Will Soon Hit the Road

Many companies have joined the race to develop the first autonomous semi-trucks that could change the future of shipping. There is no doubt a self-driving semi that can crisscross the country for 17 hours straight would improve efficiency, especially as e-commerce sales skyrocket and a driver shortage persists. Advocates argue that automation makes trucking less […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

An average of 411 Americans died in motor vehicle accidents during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, 2012 to 2018. Please be careful this holiday season.

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Ruling Comes for Bald Head Island Lawsuit

After numerous years, judges finally come to a conclusion on a case involving former public safety officers for the Village of Bald Head Island. https://www.wect.com/2020/12/08/judge-rules-wrongful-termination-libel-suit-brought-by-former-bald-head-public-safety-officers/

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Talk to Your Kids About Vaping

Critics say young people are targeted by vaping companies – many owned by big tobacco – to maximize profits and create a new generation of addicted users. Use this infographic to help start a conversation with your kids and young friends about vaping.

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Vaping Statistics

According to the CDC, 2,409 people have been hospitalized due to vape-related lung damage as of December 2019, and 52 people died.

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American Teens and Vaping

An alarming 2019 study of American teens revealed that more than one in four young people used a vaping device in the previous month.

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Vaping Dangers

2019 was a deadly year for some who use vaping products while there is growing concern among health care professionals that it was just the tip of the iceberg. Begin the new decade with our latest “You Should Know” newsletter about the unregulated, addictive and dangerous practice of vaping.

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Social Host Liability Laws

You may be legally liable in some states if your party guest drinks, drives and causes a crash. Learn more about social host liability laws here: http://bit.ly/2O3rkfX

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