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Cade Johnson

Lamar University sophomore Cade Johnson of Lumberton will join researchers at Children’s Hospital Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania to study cancer treatments during the summer thanks to his selection as a 2016 David J. Beck Fellow at Lamar University.

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USB A to  USB type C

Recent purchasers of smart devices, including many new phones, laptops, Apple devices, and other new high tech electronics, probably noticed that the USB cable used to charge the device and transfer data between devices is the same on the “big” end, but slightly different on the “small” end.

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Japanese maple

There are lots of ways to bring color into your yard, but none more beautiful than the Japanese maple. Just look at that beauty! Can we grow them here? You will be glad to know that we can, with just a few caveats.

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The Jeep Patriot is built in the United States at the Belvidere Assembly Plant

For 2016, Jeep Patriot delivers a revised model lineup that focuses on more standard and optional content, as well as on fuel economy up to 30 mpg.

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In my last column, we began the discussion of “hollow heroes,” and I am fairly certain each of our readers could get a visual image of someone they know and love that seemed to fit the category. They go on with life, but it is a struggle because they come from such a hollow place in the heart and mind. I think of it as “simply going through the motions of life,” rather than living it abundantly. Perhaps you thought of your own life and wondered just how hollow you really are.

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