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Archive for August, 2008

11 puppies rescued after being tossed on highway near Myrtle Beach

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Myrtle Beach, S.C. | Eleven puppies tossed onto U.S. 501 near Myrtle Beach have been rescued and have been placed in foster care.<br>The Grand Strand Humane Society Animal Shelter is looking for donations to help care for the 2-week-old mixed-breed puppies that were stuffed into a plastic bag and tossed from a truck Wednesday.

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11 puppies rescued after being tossed on highway

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Myrtle Beach, S.C. | Eleven puppies tossed onto U.S. 501 near Myrtle Beach have been rescued and have been placed in foster care.<br>The Grand Strand Humane Society Animal Shelter is looking for donations to help care for the 2-week-old mixed-breed puppies that were stuffed into a plastic bag and tossed from a truck Wednesday.

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Solar energy plant announced for Wilmington

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Progress Energy Carolinas and SunEdison announced Friday that SunEdison will build, own and operate a 1.2-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant on the site of Progress’ Sutton Plant near Wilmington.

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2 Withdraw From Petition to Rethink Drinking Age

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Gains outweighed the losses in the effort by college presidents to lower the drinking age, as 15 more signed on, for a total of 123.

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High risk of dangerous rip currents continues today

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

The combination of long-period swells from Tropical Storm Fay and strong easterly winds will produce a high risk of rip currents today at Southeastern North Carolina beaches.

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