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WC favorite Shane Claiborne returning for program on homelessness

Author/activist Shane Claiborne will pose the challenging question, “How can we turn our backs on the homeless and worship one on Sunday?” when he returns to Wilmington College with a program highlighting homelessness on Oct. 4, at 7 p.m., in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center.

Visiting scholar at WC to present free ‘Rising from Resilient Roots’ workshop

Wilmington College is hosting Dr. Lucy Steinitz as a visiting scholar this fall. During her time at WC, the alumna and Board of Trustees member will be providing two separate opportunities for people to participate in the Rising from Resilient Roots workshop.

Southern State’s fall semester brings enrollment increase

Southern State Community College’s fall semester is well underway and the campuses are buzzing with activity as students, new and returning, fill the classrooms.

Are your trees starving to death?

All plants have one thing in common. If they don’t like where they’re living, they can’t pick up their roots and move. So, ask yourself, are you doing what it takes to give your trees a long, healthy and happy life?

Biden administration announces $1.4 billion to improve rail safety and boost capacity in 35...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Monday that it has awarded more than $1.4 billion to projects that improve railway safety and boost capacity, with much of the money coming from the 2021 infrastructure law.

Today in History

Today is Monday, Sept. 25, the 268th day of 2022. There are 97 days left in the year.

Writers’ union reaches tentative deal with Hollywood studios to end historic strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Screenwriters’ union leaders and Hollywood studios have reached a tentative agreement to end a historic strike after nearly five months, raising hopes that a crippling shutdown of film and television filming is near an end.

The federal government is headed into a shutdown. What does it mean, who’s hit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is heading toward a shutdown that will disrupt many services, squeeze workers and roil politics as Republicans in the House, fueled by hard-right demands for deep cuts, force a confrontation over federal spending.

Why the US job market has defied rising interest rates and expectations of high...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year’s spike in inflation, to the highest level in four decades, was painful enough for American households. Yet the cure — much higher interest rates, to cool spending and hiring — was expected to bring even more pain.

Oil prices have risen. That’s making gas more expensive for US drivers and helping...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Oil prices have risen, meaning drivers are paying more for gasoline and truckers and farmers more for diesel.