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Sarge's Animal Rescue: Meet Kitty Keebler

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Beautiful Sarge kitty Keebler is now residing at The Dog House in Waynesville. You may visit her there, and who knows? She might go home with you if the chemistry is good. ❤️🐾Find out more about Keebler and other adoptable pets @  link below   Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc. - Home | Facebook Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc., Waynesville, NC. 14,294 likes · 2,401 talking about this · 1,173 were here. SARGE'S is a non-profit organization... https://www.facebook.com/sar...
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Recipes: Quick and Easy Snack Peach Pie Smoothie!

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Quick and Easy Snacks! Peach Pie Smoothie! MMMMMMMMMM.....................Level: EasyTotal: 5 minPrep: 5 minYield: 1 serving, 2 cupsIngredients1/2 cup nonfat or 1 percent lowfat milk 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1 cup frozen unsweetened peaches 1 tablespoon honey, plus more to taste 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch ground nutmeg Pinch ground ginger Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.Per Serving: Calories 240; Total Fat 0 g; (Sat Fat 0 g, ...
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MAY
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How Odd: 9-year-old boy in Tennessee catches 80-pound lake sturgeon

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How Odd: Today's Odditty is a Fish Story! This one is True! Check it out!HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A nine-year-old boy in Tennessee became the third child in his family to catch a monster fish, reeling in an 80-pound sturgeon that outweighed him by far. Coye Price was eager to catch something big after his 11-year-old sister Caitlin hooked a 40-pound striper and his 8-year-old sister Farrah reeled in a 58-pound blue catfish a while back, the Tennessee Wildlife and Resource Agency said Tuesday...
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MAY
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Easy Dinners to Make with a Jar of Salsa

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Easy Taco CasseroleQuick and easy taco entree for a last minute meal. Top with chopped tomato, onion, and lettuce if desired.By charmed71Recipe SummaryPrep:15 minsCook:35 minsTotal:50 minsServings:6Original recipe yields 6 servingsIngredient Checklist 1 pound ground beef 1 cup salsa ½ cup chopped onion ½ cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 cups crushed tortilla chips, divided 4 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese, divided 4 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese, di...
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Charlie's Angels Animal Rescue: Win A Cool Motorcyle!

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We have a great way to help our rescue and have a chance to win a very cool motorcycle! Harley Sportster 1200 with several upgrades. Windshield, windshield bag, forward controls, leather saddle bags, Vance & Hines exhaust, aluminum wheels, very low miles! Runs and rides great! Win this motorcycle! TIckets are $20 each or 6 for $100. Only 400 tickets printed. Drawing will be held August 15th. Tickets will be available at the shelter and Prestige Subaru. Other sites may be announced ...
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Charlie's Angels Animal Rescue

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Our OrganizationCharlie's Angels Animal Rescue is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that was founded in early 2009 with the purpose of rescuing animals from the Transylvania County animal shelter which was, at the time, a high-kill shelter. In 2008, records show that 71% of the animals brought to the Transylvania County animal shelter were euthanized. By the end of 2009, 80% percent of the animals were being saved thanks in large part to the efforts of Charlie's Angels Animal Rescue. The or...
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MAY
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COVID-19: Lives Lost Series

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Associated Press-- May 12, 2020: The coronavirus pandemic's toll is often talked about as a number, ever growing - 2,000 dead. 15,000. 50,000. 200,000. Behind each one is a story, of a life well lived or cut short, of love, of perseverance, of heartache, of dancing, of laughter, of sacrifice, of bucket lists, of generosity. Associated Press reporters around the world are working to capture these stories in a series called "Lives Lost." Each is told individually, often with audio rememb...
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MAY
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Mothers Day :To Moms Who Have Lost a Child

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The Most Important Part of Being A Mother is Love,Wishing You a Mothers Day Filled With Loving Memories,May Those Memories Bring You the Gift of Comfort You So Deserve.
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Happy Mothers Day!

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 To All Mothers: Wishing  All  of You a Beautiful Mothers Day! 
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Inside Higher Ed: Limits of Online Education

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Our lives have been changed by COVID-19, for college students this has meant going from the classroom to online learning. An article on the blog of the website, Inside Higher Ed points out the limits of online education. Below, WNCTIMES shares the article, in part and provides a link to read the full article.The Limits of Online Education From a fan.By John Kroger May 6, 2020 The massive expansion of on-line education across the United States in response to COVID-19 is t...
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MAY
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Adorable Dog @ Sarge's Animal Rescue Needs a Foster Home!

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Sarge's Animal Rescue:MissionSarge's mission is to end the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable dogs and cats in the Haywood County Animal Shelter. ADDITIONAL CONTACT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. http://sargeanimals.orgTake A Look @ Adorable Ridgely!Sarge dog Ridgely came back to the Adoption Center when his foster mom was able to return to her job. We'd love to find him a new foster home, because he is an awesome house guest and of course he'll be happier living in a home instead of the Adoption ...
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MAY
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Monty Python's silly walk: A gait analysis and wake-up call to peer review inefficiencies

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Science Daily -- Date: March 12, 2020 Source: Dartmouth CollegeSummary:Fifty years ago, Monty Python's famous sketch, 'The Ministry of Silly Walks,' first aired. The sketch pokes fun at the inefficiency of government bureaucracy. It opens with the Minister (John Cleese) walks in a rather unusual manner to his work, the Ministry of Silly Walks, where Mr. Pudey (Michael Palin) is waiting for him. Based on a gait analysis, a research team finds that the Minister's silly walk is ...
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MAY
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WNC Nature Center Spotlight Feature May 4, 2020

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Each species found at the WNC Nature Center has its own unique story. Most of the individual animals at the Nature Center have been imprinted, meaning they have no fear of humans and never learned the skills they would need to survive in the wild, or permanently injured. Others have never known a life in the wild. You will find pictures of wildlife with their common name and Latin names, a brief natural history of each species, pictures of the wildlife at the WNC Nature Center, and information s...
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WNC Nature Center Spotlight Feature April 27, 2020

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Each species found at the WNC Nature Center has its own unique story. Most of the individual animals at the Nature Center have been imprinted, meaning they have no fear of humans and never learned the skills they would need to survive in the wild, or permanently injured. Others have never known a life in the wild.This page will give you a look into the lives and personalities of each animal found at the Center. You will find pictures of wildlife with their common name and Latin names, a brief na...
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Quarantine Recipe: Green Bean Casserole

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Green Bean Casserole -- Campbell's Soup  It's the dish everyone's expecting on the holidays, but it's so easy to make, you can serve it any day. Beyond the creamy, silky-smooth sauce and unmatchable flavor, its simplicity is what makes Campbell's Green Bean Casserole so appealing. Just six ingredients and 10 minutes to put together, this family-pleasing side has been a favorite for over 60 years. Not only that, it's easy to make ahead! See Recipe Tips to learn how. prep time  &nbs...
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WNC Nature Center Spotlight Feature April 20, 2020

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WNC Nature Center Asheville -- Each species found at the WNC Nature Center has its own unique story. Most of the individual animals at the Nature Center have been imprinted, meaning they have no fear of humans and never learned the skills they would need to survive in the wild, or permanently injured. Others have never known a life in the wild. Capra aegagrus hircus Angora goats have attractive ringlets of soft, fine hair. They have been bred primarily for their fleece, called mohair, which...
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Quarantine Recipes: Cheesy Tuna Pasta

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Quarantine Recipes! Tasty, cheap, easy and quick! All of my favorite things!Cheesy Tuna Pasta RecipePREP: 10 MINSCOOK: 15 MINS Nutrition: per servingcal696fat27gsaturates11gcarbs79gsugars5gfibre4gprotein40gsalt1.5gIngredients400g penne200g can yellowfin tuna in olive oil190g jar basil pesto 100g, cheddar grated250g punnet cherry tomato, halvedMethodBoil the pasta. Meanwhile, tip the tuna and its oil into a large bowl with the pesto. Mash together with a wooden spoon. Stir in a third of...
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Great Smoky National Park #MammalCrushMonday

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 #SmokiesMemories  Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Welcome to National Park Week's edition of #MammalCrushMonday! Today we are featuring one of the most iconic symbols of the Smokies, the black bear. Candace West snapped quite the shot of one of these beautiful animals from the safety of her van while stuck in park traffic. She later learned these wildlife related backups are called bear jams and "could not believe what a circus this poor gal had to endure... just to eat some bla...
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Buncombe County Government: Are Parks Open? Roundup of Parks and Trail Info

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 What local parks and trails are open? Buncombe County's Stay Home-Stay Safe provides for outdoor activity as long as physical distancing requirements are met. This includes space of at least six feet between individuals who do not live in the same household and no more than 10 individuals in a single space at the same time. The order also mandates closing playground areas to decrease the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. To see if a park, trail, court, or recreation area...
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Quarantine Recipes: Beef Stroganoff and more!

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Quarantine Cooking, not so exciting after awhile? Well, take a look below and see what we found on allrecipes.comSimple Beef Stroganoff Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package egg noodles1 pound ground beefAmerican Foods Group 80% Lean 20% Fat Ground Beef 16 Oz (10.75 ounce) can fat free condensed cream of mushroom soup Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup1 tablespoon garlic powder1/2 cup sour creamsalt and pepper to tasteAdd all ingredients to list DirectionsPrep 20 mCook 10 mReady In 30...
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