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Archive for February, 2009

Cold Case: Woman’s murder a mystery after 10 years

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Next to the front door, Glenn Shivar stumbled upon a pool of blood. In the hallway leading to the back of the home, he noticed more blood splattered up and down the walls. The odor became worse and Shivar backed out of the home.

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Analysis: N.C. lawmakers’ focus squarely on budget crisis

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Raleigh | Money is the dominating subject in state government these days.

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Crossroads: Initial impact of stimulus on Wilmington roads expected to be minimal

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

You might be wondering what the Wilmington area will get out of the federal economic stimulus package approved last week.When it comes to road and bridge projects, it apparently won’t be much – at least in the first wave of stimulus funding to the N.C. Department of Transportation.

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Taking the plunge to help Special Olympics

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

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The sun might have been shining Saturday, but it did little to warm up those who decided to take the polar plunge.

A huge crowd participated in this year’s event to raise money for the Special Olympics. Participants took a dip in the frigid ocean and most immediately ran right back out.

The athletes said they’re thankful that so many people came out to show their support.

“You did an outstanding job in putting this together, so I would say thank you,” said Richard Scott Hansen, a Special Olympics competitor.

Special Olympics New Hanover County provides year round sports training for people with intellectual disabilities. In New Hanover County alone over 600 athletes participate in the Special Olympics.

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videoThe sun might have been shining Saturday, but it did little to warm up those who decided to take the polar plunge.

A huge crowd participated in this year’s event to raise money for the Special Olympics. Participants took a dip in the frigid ocean and most immediately ran right back out.

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BCC Getting Art Fraternity

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Brunswick Community College is getting a new Art Fraternity that will help bring elite artists to the school.

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