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Photos from September 11, 2001-related events in Rocky Mount and at Ferrum College held during the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks o…

Two events listed in an article published in the April 9 issue of The Franklin News-Post did not have dates listed. Those are:

Every year, pet-friendly events are hosted throughout the United States, which combine fundraising for animal welfare organizations with pet-centric fun for pet parents and their furkids!  These annual events not only raise much needed  funds for pets in need, they also provide pets and their people with a unique experience!  Two and four-legged attendees get together to mix, mingle, bond, and have fun - all for a great cause!  Here’s our list of some of the best. 

Submit nonprofit and educational events to events@thefranklinnewspost.com at least two weeks before the event date.

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After years of releasing smartphones with four-figure price tags, Apple is reintroducing a lower-cost, stripped-down iPhone model.

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Currently in 50 million homes, the Anthem Sports & Entertainment-owned station offers a bounty of well curated music programming. Founded as HDNet by billionaire Mark Cuban and formerly owned by AEG, the network is heavy on classic rock and country music, and delivers big-time concert events. Although it doesn’t offer simulcast concerts, its 24-hour schedule is filled with filmed sets by Amy Winehouse, Norah Jones, Cat Stevens, Sheryl Crow, ZZ Top and more.

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In September, the experimental rock duo 100 gecs premiered a new track to a gathered posse of avatars inside the video game Minecraft. Part of an event called the Mine Gala, it was organized and promoted by a team of real-life creators via an “independent virtual events platform” called Open Pit.

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