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Archive for October, 2009

Book Review – Modern Library showcases Elizabeth Spencer

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

By Ben SteelmanBen.Steelman@StarNewsOnline.com

Mississippi native Elizabeth Spencer isn’t exactly unknown. Her short novel, “A Light in the Piazza,” was one of the big best sellers of 1960 and was made into a movie (with Olivia de Havilland, Rossano Brazzi and a very young George Hamilton) and, in 2005, a hit Broadway musical.

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Wounded Iraq war vet helps others at Adult Day Services

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

By Si CantwellSi.Cantwell@StarNewsOnline.com

Oyoana Allende loves doing her volunteer work with the clients of Adult Day Services, a day health center for people 18 and older suffering from disabilities such as autism or Alzheimer’s disease.

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Life Stories – Artisan could mimic every detail of a design

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

By Lori Kennedy-StewartStarNews Correspondent

Wilmington | Lila Small had a knack for crafts, including making something beautiful out of any household item.“You would not believe it, until you saw how she could make something so pretty out of joined safety pins,” said friend Keisha Miller.Lila Elizabeth Murphy Small died Sept. 17 at the age of 90.

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Proposed fishing regulations would cut catches

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

By Amy HotzAmy.Hotz@StarNewsOnline.com

Regulations working their way through the fishery councils that could possibly ban red snapper fishing for up to a year.

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N.C. identifies 7 more inmates that could be freed

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina prison officials say seven more violent criminals could potentially be freed because of a court ruling and good conduct credits.The Department of Corrections said Saturday that officials are still working to notify the men’s crime victims.

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