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April 28, 2012 – Page 2 – QNotes

Toxic sex


Issuing a sex panic over the last several years, National Geographic published a spate of articles with titles such as “Female Fish Develop ‘Testes’ in Gulf Dead Zone,” “Sex-Changing Chemicals Found in Potomac River,” “Mercury Poisoning Makes Birds Act Homosexual,” “Animals’ Sexual Changes Linked to Waste, Chemicals,” that connect pollution to the undermining of sexual differences.

Western: Award recipients announced

Carolinas News Notes

ALFA held its annual volunteer awards reception on April 24 at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 629 8th St. This was part of ALFA’s observance of National Volunteer Week.

Triangle: Festival marks success

Carolinas News Notes

Crape Myrtle Festival (CMF) held its annual host party on April 7 at the Ballentrae Hume home. This event enabled the organization to raise $24,000 with only $1,280 in expenses.

Coastal: Concerts slated

Carolina News Notes

Emma’s Revolution will hold a Standing on the Side of Love anti-Amendment One and “Revolutions Per Minute” CD release concert on May 3, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Wilmington, 4313 Lake Ave.

Playing the field

Sports match-ups from across the Carolinas

Welcome back to your Carolina sports review! Here’s what has been going on the past month and what is coming up in the next month. Enjoy!

Out in the Stars: April 28 – May 11

Out in the Stars

Let’s go merrily into May as a parade of planets bump, jostle and set their energies off into the stratosphere. Mars opposes Neptune. The Sun conjuncts Jupiter. Mars trines Pluto. Venus retrogrades and trines retrograde Saturn. Whew! There is a lot of energy seeking an outlet. What path will you choose?

My ex is back and he wants to… date!

Tell Trinity

A reader asks, “My ex just moved back to my area after being away for seven months! Not a call or a letter, nothing! Now, he wants to get back together. Don’t you think seven months is too long to keep someone hanging and expect them to get back together?”