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Author: John Hammer

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Rhino Shorts: Dec. 1, 2016

The first weekend in December is a big night in downtown Greensboro and a busy weekend for Downtown Greensboro Inc. Friday, Dec. 2 is the Festival of Lights from 6 to 9 p.m., when the streets of downtown Greensboro are filled...

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Rhino Shorts: Nov. 24, 2016

Thanksgiving is a true American holiday. I discovered this while trying to explain it to someone new to the country. It isn’t a religious holiday, a saint’s day or anything like that. It doesn’t mark the day some big treaty was...

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Election Hindsight

The liberal media – which completely missed the election and had declared Hillary Clinton the winner even before the voting started – is now trying to save face by saying that the polls were not that far off, that Hillary...

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Rhino Shorts: Nov. 17, 2016

The final Rhino Times Schmoozefest of 2016 will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Blue Agave Mexican Bar & Grill at 3900 Battleground Ave. As always, hors d’ouevres, beer and wine are provided to those who...

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Rhino Shorts: Nov. 10, 2016

The final Rhino Times Schmoozefest of 2016 will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Blue Agave Mexican Bar & Grill at 3900 Battleground Ave. As always, hors d’ouevres, beer and wine are provided to those who...

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Rhino Shorts: Nov. 3, 2016

The final Rhino Times Schmoozefest of 2016 will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Blue Agave Mexican Bar & Grill at 3900 Battleground Ave. As always, hors d’ouevres, beer and wine are provided to those who...

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Rhino Shorts: Oct. 27, 2016

The Rhino Times Election 2016 Schmoozefest will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Suite 300 at 212 South Elm St., better known as the Kress Building. This new 10,000-square-foot special events center features a...

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Rhino Shorts: Oct. 20, 2016

Early voting starts Oct. 20, and because so many people are voting early, next week we are going to break with tradition and run our first round of endorsements, and then in the final week before the election we’ll run the rest....

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McCrory, Cooper Face Off

Compared to the recent presidential debates the North Carolina gubernatorial debate held Tuesday, Oct. 11 was a fairly civil affair. Neither Republican Gov. Pat McCrory or his opponent, Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper,...

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Rhino Shorts: Oct. 13, 2016

Eastern North Carolina got hit hard by Hurricane Matthew. The death toll has risen to 20. Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated, homes were flooded and on Wednesday some areas were still completely cut off from...

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Rhino Shorts: Oct. 6, 2016

The JDRF One Walk to raise money for a world without Type 1 diabetes is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 beginning at NewBridge Bank Park. Registration for the walk begins at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 9. You get to choose...

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Delivering the News to You

Last Thursday I did something I don’t think I’ve done in 20 years: I delivered papers for the Rhino Times. I have taken papers to stops that were missed over the years, but I really don’t think I’ve done a full route since I had...

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Rhino Shorts: Sept. 29, 2016

The next Rhino Times Schmoozefest is Thursday, Sept. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The W on Elm in downtown Greensboro, 324 S. Elm St. Business professionals who sign in and wear a name tag are invited to enjoy free beer, wine and hors...

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Rhino Shorts: Sept. 22, 2016

The next Rhino Times Schmoozefest is Thursday, Sept. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The W on Elm in downtown Greensboro, 324 S. Elm St. Business professionals who sign in and wear a name tag are invited to enjoy free beer, wine and hors...

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