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Archive for September, 2009

Southport hosts King Mackerel Tourney

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Southport | It’s one of the biggest fishing tournaments around and a great chance to see some local anglers land some really big fish. The U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament will run all day Oct. 3-4 at Southport Marina. The award ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Being a spectator costs nothing, and it’s a great opportunity to see hundreds of…

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Softball game benefits Heart Association

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Wilmington | Enjoy a spirited competition and raise money for the American Heart Association at the second annual Charity Softball Game at 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at Buck Hardee Field in Wilmington. Organizers call this event “a cross between the Harlem Globetrotters and the Bad News Bears.” Prizes, including restaurant gift certificates and a cash raffle,…

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Three charged with stealing copper from communications tower

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Three people were charged Monday with stealing copper wire and metal blocks from a tower that houses communication equipment for New Hanover County, Charter Communications and AT&T.

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Charlotte hospitals fight flu in NC with child ban

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

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CHARLOTTE — Hospitals in North Carolina’s largest city are taking a new tack in the effort to prevent the spread of flu to patients by banning visits by children under the age of 18.

The Charlotte Observer reported that hospital officials said they couldn’t remember making such a blanket restriction on visits by children in the past. The ban goes into effect Thursday.

Carolinas HealthCare System and Novant Health announced the ban in a joint statement Monday. They say it will remain in effect until flu cases have declined significantly, probably several months.

Health officials say the number of flu cases is typical of wintertime peaks even though it’s early in the season.

Children will be allowed to visit dying relatives and will be able to accompany parents to the emergency room.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Hospitals in North Carolina’s largest city are taking a new tack in the effort to prevent the spread of flu to patients by banning visits by children under the age of 18.

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Officials open flu shot kiosk in NC airport

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

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CHARLOTTE — Travelers passing through a North Carolina airport can roll up their sleeves for a flu shot before their flight rolls down the runway.

The AeroClinic at Charlotte Douglas International Airport has a flu shot kiosk inside the terminal staffed by nurses and will be offering shots beginning Tuesday. There are similar sites in Atlanta and Philadelphia.

Atlanta-based AeroClinic, in partnership with Presbyterian Healthcare, plans to open a walk-in clinic at the Charlotte airport in early 2010. That clinic will provide acute care and
pharmaceutical products.

The airport served more than 34 million passengers in 2008 and offers 655 daily flights.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Travelers passing through a North Carolina airport can roll up their sleeves for a flu shot before their flight rolls down the runway.

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