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Archive for June, 2009

Brunswick’s rookie legislator survives contentious debates

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

By Joe JohnsonStarNews Correspondent

Frank Iler replaced Bonner Stiller, and the Oak Island Republican was thrown right into some of the most contentious debates the legislative session has seen so far.

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Detective: Not enough evidence for charges in shotgun death

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

By Kellen MooreKellen.Moore@StarNewsOnline.com

Frank Brown, 46, was gunned down at his home in Castle Hayne seven years ago. Authorities say there is a suspect, but not enough evidence to make any arrests.

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N.C. woman’s jade gets record ’Roadshow’ appraisal

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. | The popular PBS series “Antiques Roadshow” set an appraisal record in Raleigh, when a collection of Chinese jade was valued at possibly more than $1 million.

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UNC tuition exemption returns to budget spotlight

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

By GARY D. ROBERTSONAssociated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Whether to give discounts to groups that pay tuition for University of North Carolina students who excel on the field or in the classroom still isn’t settled four years after the practice began.

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Cold treats for a good cause at Rita’s

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

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Customers had an opportunity to chill out at Rita’s while helping a good cause by donating a dollar to the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which is dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer.

Each customer walked away with a free Italian ice from Rita’s and information on the cause.

“It’s a really great partnership and every June all of the Rita’s stores ask their guests to donate one dollar and all that money goes to cancer research,” said Rita’s employee Lori Avery.

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Customers had an opportunity to chill out at Rita’s while helping a good cause by donating a dollar to the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which is dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer.

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