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  • upMajor News Sites
    ABCNEWS.COM Another useful news source
    Axios Their declared mission: deliver the clearest, smartest, most efficient and trustworthy experience of news
    Bloomberg News News, especially on business, investment topics
    BBC NEWS News from the BBC
    CBS News CBS news online - recently overhauled, with addition of many free video clips.
    Christian Science Monitor Electronic edition of the paper with extras - search their archives, an online and printable crossword puzzle
    CNN Online One of the best news sources on the Net, updated every few minutes - perhaps more often than the TV version, with a search engine for archived articles
    Google News "Search and browse the latest headlines."
    HuffPost "Breaking News, U.S. and World News"
    Meet the Press Video of previous programs, transcripts, and resources
    MSNBC Microsoft's & NBC's marriage
    New York Times Includes New York Review of Books. Requires (free) email address registration. They have a searchable archive (back to 1996) . You must pay for archived articles more than 7 days old.
    NPR Online News highlights and connections to all programs from National Public Radio. RealAudio streams.
    Reuters A "leading source of breaking business news, full news coverage, stock quotes and global market data."
    UPI United Press International pioneered many areas of worldwide news coverage and distribution (since 1907).
    USA Today Articles from the print version and more
    Voice of America News from the VOA
    Washington Post Washington Post On-line Edition
    upInternational
    BBC NEWS News from the BBC
    CBC News News from the Canada
    China News from the Independent News from the China form a British web site as all "news" sites in China are under the total control of the Communist Party
    Deutsche Welle "The German international broadcasting service offers information seekers a global package of programmes for radio, television and the Internet"
    EUobserver.com The latest EU related news.
    Ha'aretz - English Edition News from Israel
    Japan Times News from Japan in English
    Kyiv Post News from Ukraine
    Mexico News Daily News south of the border
    The Moscow Times News from Russia by one of the few independent news sources, as Putin controls most.
    Polygraph.info Attempts to counter some of the enormous number of lies and propaganda produced by Putin's apparatus.
    News.scotsman.com News from Scotland
    Der Spiegel Issues commentary from Germany (the German equivalent of Newsweek)
    The Times News from Britain
    upUS Cities News
    DallasNews.com The Dallas Morning News online
    Detroit Free Press "Freep.com is the site of Michigan's largest newspaper, the Detroit Free Press. Here you'll find coverage of Michigan and metro Detroit news, arts, entertainment, and sports."
    HoustonChronicle.com The Houston Chronicle online
    L.A. Daily News "The Daily News of Los Angeles serves the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys and adjacent areas."
    NewsOK.com Oklahoman - online version
    San Francisco Chronicle Articles from the print version and more
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer Articles from the print version and more
    upLocal/NC News
    WRAL TVThe best NC news site, with the area weather forecast for central NC, and school and business closings
    The PilotLocal online newspaper for Moore County, NC
    News-Record.com Piedmont/Triad NC on-line newspaper
    News & Observer Excellent Raleigh, NC on-line newspaper
    NBC 17 Online News & local area weather forecast
    news14.com Central N.C. area news
    heraldsun.com "Continuously updated news for the Triangle region, including Durham, RTP and Chapel Hill"
    Charlotte Observer Well-done online newspaper - see especially their careerbuilder page
    Fayetteville Observer Fayetteville, N.C. area news
    WUNC-FM Listen to WUNC-FM, 91.5 FM (an NPR station), from your computer.
    upNews Links/Search Engines
    Google News Search "Search and browse the latest headlines."
    Paperboy "Provides the web's biggest collection of quality searchable links to thousands of online newspapers from around the world"
    Yahoo News Links News extracted from many news sources.
    upCrime
    FBI's 10 Most Wanted "The FBI is offering rewards for information leading to the apprehension of Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. Check each fugitive page for the specific amount."
    United States Marshals Service Most Wanted15 most wanted fugitives
    NC WantedStories from the television program
    The National Center for
    Missing and Exploited Children
    "As the nation's resource center for child protection, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) spearheads national efforts to locate and recover missing children and raises public awareness about ways to prevent child abduction, molestation ..."
    National Sex Offender
    & Public Registry
    Data on sex offenders in participating states
    FamilyWatchdogMaps local sex offenders in your area.
    North Carolina Sex Offender RegistryData for the public on more than 2200 sex offenders in NC
    North Carolina Department of Correction
    Public Access Information System
    Data for the public on more than convicted criminals in NC
    WeTip Crime NetFugitives and unsolved crimes
    Officer.com"Absolutely everything that's law-enforcement related on the Web"
    TheLaw.com"You can conduct research on issues, download legal documents and forms, and get up-to-the-minute news about the law. You can even participate in professionally-led support groups or speak directly with lawyers in our one-on-one chat. All for free!"
    Federal Trade Commission: Identity TheftInformation on identity theft
    upE-Zines
    BBC Radio 4Great audio content - streaming audio programs - Arts and Drama, Comedy, Religion/Ethics, History
    BBC4 ScienceGreat science content - including streaming audio programs - wonderful stuff
    BooknotesA companion web site to C-SPAN's Sunday author interview series - has archived versions of Booknotes interviews, 1989-2004. No newer content, replaced by Book TV
    Book TVBook TV on C-SPAN 2 - has archived video podcasts of programming - excellent!
    C-SPAN Excellent! Includes web mirroring of the TV program content, Booknotes transcripts, audio files, special features like American Presidents and their "Life Portraits"
    The Discovery ChannelThe Discovery Channel Online
    National Geographic Wonderful graphics & content, as one might expect.
    Nova Internet Edition - interesting articles, based on the TV series - well designed
    PBS Featuring the NewsHour site
    Science Friday"An online companion to Science Friday, a weekly science, technology, and environment news radio program." - including many archived programs
    NPR National Public Radio site
    Popular Science Articles from the print version and more
    Popular Mechanics Articles from the print version and more
    Technology Review Interesting articles on new technology from MIT
    Slate Microsoft's political (chiefly) commentary site - some good stuff
    Readers Digest The famous Digest's interactive online counterpart.
    Scientific American The great one - partially on the Web
    Time Articles from the print version - search their archives
    USNews.comArticles from the print version of U.S. News & World Report On-line and more
    Vox Understand the news
    upWeather
    The Weather Channel Everything about the weather - Here is Pinehurst's forecast
    National Weather Service Weather conditions & forecasts, radar & satellite images - Moore County forecast
    National Weather Service's Graphical Forecasts Very cool. After this page loads, you can mouseover the links on the left to see progressive color-coded maps of precipitation probabilities, among other things - this link is to the Mid Atlantic map.
    WRAL WeatherCenter NC & Triangle weather satellite views, Doppler radar images, forecasts, audio, and central NC school and business closings. Also see WRAL's iControl Interactive Doppler.
    AccuWeather.Com Good weather site, marred by lots of irritating animated ads and pop-ups, anyway here is their forecast for Pinehurst
    Yahoo Weather Here is Pinehurst's weather.
    The Weather Underground Find the Weather for any City, State or Zipcode, or Country - Here is Pinehurst's.
    Intellicast Weather conditions & forecasts, radar & satellite images
    National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Everything about the weather, atmosphere, oceans, ...
    WeatherBug "Free software for your PC that enables LIVE temperature in your system tray"
    National Hurricane Center Hurricane analysis and forecasts - part of NOAA
    upMaps
    Google Maps Very robust and useful, with integrated satellite views. Highly recommended!
    Google Earth "Quickly zoom from space down to street level and combine imagery, 3D geography, maps, and business data to get the total picture in seconds." Requires software installation. Free version available for download.
    Yahoo Maps Very much like Google Maps, no satellite views, but has some neat interface features, especially nice is the interactive zoom.
    Mapquest Once the best free online interactive street & travel atlas of the entire US, now is rather poor technically and its maps are not nearly as easy to use - lots of ads.
    MSN Maps Free interactive mapping service, not on par with Google, Yahoo, or Ask, but perhaps fourth best in this category.
    National Geographic's Map Machine Political, geographical maps of the world
    Census Bureau Homepage Maps & data about every place in the U.S.
    The Map Guide "Links to many map sites in the world, organized by continent."
    World Map Country maps, organized by continent.
    100 Top Map Sites Self-documenting - lists many map resources, but some links are dead.
    upTime/Time Zones
    The official U.S. time "Public service cooperatively provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U. S. Naval Observatory. Also historical and general interest exhibits."
    World ClocTime Server Claims to provide "the most accurate current local times of any world clock on the Internet"
    World Clock Current local times around the world
    upBusiness/Investment
    Business Week Articles from the print version and more
    The Economist British e-zine (based on the print version) like unto US News and World Report
    MSN Money A free Internet service, providing investors with portfolio tracking, news, quotes, historical charting, online trading, and other investment services
    The Motley Fool All things related to investing online
    BigCharts "Free and unlimited access to charts, reports, indicators and quotes on 22,700 US stocks, mutual funds and major market indices. "
    Barron's Online Limited content for public access
    Forbes Extensive business/investment information - an attractive site
    upEmployment/Job Link Sites
    Salary.com"Free salary information, salary and benefits advice, career and job search help. Hundreds of salary surveys, compensation reports, and useful links."
    ComputerJobs"Computer Jobs and Career Management Resources for Technology Professionals"
    NC Commerce Job and Training"Offers labor market information, provides access to career training and job placement services, and serves as the connection between employers and qualified workers."
    FirstHealth of the CarolinasFirstHealth provides integrated health care services to the mid-Carolinas
    Charlotte Observer's Employment PageFind a job in the Carolinas or across the country
    JobBank USA"Specializes in providing career information including job and resume database services to job candidates, employers and recruitment firms in the U.S. and worldwide"
    Careerbuilder.comSearch hundreds of thousands of jobs, listed by job type, searchable
    Careers.org"A free and comprehensive career research and job-hunting site, organized by topic, that includes regional resources, expert job advice, career articles, and the best career sites on the Web."
    The Monster Board!Find the job you're looking for from 459,629 job postings now.
    SimplyHired.com"SimplyHired indexes more than 4.5 million jobs from thousands of sources and provides filtered searches, ratings and other services for job hunters."
    LiveCareer"This site is designed to provide as much information and resources as possible for job seekers. While this site has all types of resources and links, its main focus is on helping the new college grad find employment."
    upHealth News/Information
    Medline Plus A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine - from the National Institutes of Health
    Ask Dr. Weil Dr. Weil's Home Remedies for Common Ailments - searchable, includes Vitamin Adviser
    DiscoveryHealth Information for wellness, nutrition, fitness and healthy lifestyles.
    onHealthNew excellent health site
    DrugDigest.orgA database of more than 5,000 drugs and herbals and 11,500 potential interactions.
    Dr. Koop's Community Large site for medical information
    WebMD.com "The largest health community and best medical information on the Web from trustworthy professionals."
    The People's Pharmacy Joe and Terry Graedon's health site
    MayoClinic.com Health info from the Mayo Clinic
    HealthCentral Health news & other info - includes a searchable library
    Better Hearing Institute Hearing FAQs and facts, an interactive self-hearing evaluation, more
    Mental Help Net Guide to mental health, psychology, and psychiatry online
    DrWhitaker.com Health news & other info
    Centers for Disease Control Diseases, health risks, prevention guidelines and strategies information
    RxList The Internet Drug Index
    Medscape For health professionals and interested consumers, features thousands of full-text, peer-reviewed articles medical news, Medline, and interactive quizzes. Updated daily, and Free!
    MedicineNet 100 most common medical conditions & treatments, med. dictionary
    The New England Journal of Medicine Articles from the print version
    Prevention Lots of interesting health related info, including home remedies
    Herbal Information CenterLarge herbal resource collection
    Botanical.com A hyper-text version of "A Modern Herbal" and more
    HerbNet Information on herbs, herb products and remedies, herb publications
    Henriette's Herbal Homepage Information on herbs
    American Tinnitus Association Tinnitus treatment options
    upSports
    ESPN.COM The online version of ESPN. More sports news than you have time for, including a search engine for both ESPN and the Web if you need more than you have time for.
    BleacherReport.com From CNN, complete sports coverage of all major sports, including a search engine for major sports stories.
    USA Today Sports The sports section of USA Today. All the up-to-the-minute news of major U.S. sports. Looks just like the newspaper version but with more information.
    CBS Sports CBSSports.Com is the on-line sports magazine of the CBS TV network, providing sports information of major US and world sports, with a search engine for locating sports information.
    upPinehurst and Moore County Sites
    Moore County GovernmentOfficial Moore County, NC county government web page
    Moore County Board of ElectionsFind your polling place, etc.
    Moore County GISMaps of Moore County, NC county properties - includes aerial photos of many areas.
    The PilotLocal online newspaper for Moore County, NC
    Pinehurst Area MoviesMovie showings, times, online ticket sales, etc.
    Sandhills OnlineAll about Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Moore County, NC
    upUniversities & Colleges
    Prospective Students' Info: UNC SystemLinks to information about undergraduate admission to the University of North Carolina System
    NC Community CollegesComprehensive, searchable list (maintained by the NC Department of Community Colleges)
    upStudent Financial Aid & Grad School Links
    FinAid"Provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid"
    fastWEB"The Internet's largest free scholarship search!"
    CollegeNetScholarship searches and more
    SallieMaeExtensive loan and financial aid info
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