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Supply man wanted in connection to suspicious fire

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man wanted in connection to a suspicious fire.
The Sheriff’s Office says 26-year-old Kody Devin Medford, of Supply, is wanted for first degree arson and second degree arson related to an incident that happened Sunday on High Point Avenue in Calabash.

J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Finally Going Digital

(NEW YORK) — You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format.
Longtime Salinger publisher Little, Brown and Company said all four of his works, including “The Catcher in the Rye,” will be made available as e-books Tuesday, marking the first time that the entirety of his published work will be available in digital format.
His son, Matt Salinger, said the digital holdout ended because many readers use e-books exclusively and some people with disabilities can only use them.

The Business of Being Macklemore and How Taylor Swift Could Have Had a Very Different Summer

  • Scooter Braun acquired Big Machine Records and with it all of Swift’s previously released music a few of weeks ago — after Swift said she was “sad and grossed out” by the deal.
  • Courtney Love also had a historic showdown with record labels
  • Macklemore sidesteps record labels and runs indie music like a boss
  • China’s Central Bank Completes Development Of Digital Currency

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) said it is now ready to launch its own blockchain-based digital currency after five years of research, CoinTelegraph reported on Sunday (Aug. 11).
    Deputy Director Mu Changchun said that PBoC’s digital currency “can now be said to be ready,” he told the news outlet, and a prototype was successfully developed that uses the blockchain architecture. He was unclear, however, when the digital currency might actually launch.

    Halloween Candy Already On Store Shelves

    As a lifelong western New Yorker, it's shameful that I had never been on the Maid of the Mist before! So the boys and I had a chance to remedy that, and even though they had been before, they still acted surprised at all the incredible views.

    “Ola’s Bhavish Aggarwal, and not Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, is the Indian techie’s new role model”

    Being an engineer at an Indian information technology (IT) company today is far removed from what it used to be only five years ago.
    With new technologies taking centerstage, clients’ expectations have evolved, forcing the $154 billion industry to reskill and upskill its workforce. It currently employs 4 million professionals directly and another 13 million indirectly. By 2025, there would be an estimated 3 million new jobs, requiring skills much unlike today’s.

    Children and early retirement

    Sometimes the question of children and how it factors into extreme early retirement comes up. Now we don’t have children, so what follows is purely my theoretical thoughts on raising a child and how it would impact on early retirement (and the child).

    Typhoon Lekima deaths rise to 44 in China

    Juncker Warns of Brexit Calamity: C’est la Bullsh** Says French Ports Chief

    Fearmongering about “no deal” is at a fever pitch. Such talk is useless and laughable.
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    Why Aurora Cannabis, Cronos Group, and Canopy Growth Plunged in July

    What happened
    Shares of Aurora Cannabis (NYSE: ACB), Cronos Group (NASDAQ: CRON), and Canopy Growth (NYSE: CGC) all fell more than 13% last month, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after a regulatory scandal spooked investors.
    So what

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