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Florence update

Simply put Florence isn’t like Katrina. Hurricane Florence is more like Harvey. A huge rain maker. From WaPo : Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, battering the state with a powerful combination of wind and rain. The storm has been linked to several deaths, according to officials. Some areas are grappling with intense flooding, while hundreds in the city of New Bern required rescue in the early hours of the day. Florence, which was downgraded to a tropical storm Friday afternoon, is expected to keep lashing parts of North and South Carolina into the weekend. Follow the storm’s projected path here and read

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Inequality for All

Robert Reich is starring in a new documentary called Inequality for All. (I wonder if I can get a screening here in Asheville???)

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Moral Monday

I was invited to speak at yesterday’s Mountain Moral Monday. Wow. What a great event. Incredible gathering. Great energy. Great message. The campaign to elect Martin Ramsey sent me the following: For Immediate Release: MOUNTAIN MORAL MONDAY PACKS PACK SQUARE Aug. 6th, 2013- Yesterday, an estimated crowd of eight to ten thousand citizens packed downtown Asheville responding to a call to rally in support of Moral Monday and the Forward Together movement. Diverse groups across constituencies such as women’s health advocates, the Campaign for Southern Equality, WNC Labor Council, Save Our Water WNC, and the NAACP came together to issue a

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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