Test your knowledge with this St. Patrick’s Day quiz

St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) has become a favorite day of celebration for millions of Americans, both Irish-Americans and the non-Irish alike. Sure and begorrah. There are parades and parties, displays of shamrocks and green everywhere, meals of corned beef and cabbage and, of course, ample spirits.

Letters to the Editor

3/18 Letters: Duke energy hikes rates while giving CEO a raise

Regarding “Duke Energy: Utility CEO’s pay hit $21M last year” (Mar. 14): Although North Carolina did not require coal-ash dumpsites to be monitored until 2010, coal ash from Duke Energy’s 14 coal-fired power plants was dumped throughout the state. These 50 coal-ash impoundments are estimated to have the capacity to hold 19 billion gallons of coal ash.