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Archive for November, 2009

Carolina Beach native credited with stopping Ft. Hood shooting

Friday, November 6th, 2009

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The top commander at Fort Hood is crediting a Carolina Beach native for stopping the shooting rampage that killed 13 people at the Texas post Thursday.

Lt. Gen. Bob Cone said Friday morning that Fort Hood police Sgt. Kimberly Munley and her partner responded within three minutes of reported gunfire Thursday afternoon. Cone said Munley shot the gunman four times despite being shot herself.

Relatives say Munley, a Hoggard High alum, was in stable condition Friday morning. Munley’s father is former Carolina Beach mayor Dennis Barbour, who also owns a business in the town.

“It was an amazing and an aggressive performance by this police officer,” Cone said.

The suspected gunman, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, is hospitalized on a ventilator.

WWAY will have more on Munley tonight on WWAY NewsChannel 3 starting at 5 p.m.

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The top commander at Fort Hood is crediting a Carolina Beach native for stopping the shooting rampage that killed 13 people at the Texas post Thursday.

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Woman who stopped Fort Hood rampage is Hoggard grad, former Wrightsville Beach officer

Friday, November 6th, 2009

By Shannan BowenShannan.Bowen@StarNewsOnline.com

The civilian police officer credited with stopping the shooting rampage at Fort Hood is a Carolina Beach native and graduate of Hoggard High School.

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A century of black activism considered at NC panel

Friday, November 6th, 2009

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A North Carolina college takes stock of the history and future of black activism.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Friday explores the century since the NAACP was created to work for civil and economic rights. The event is open to the public.

African American Studies program director Tara Green said the conference will urge attendees to think about where the black community is now and where it should be going.

A poet and scholar of blues and black culture is the featured speaker. University of Kansas professor Anthony Bolden will talk about the lack of change in what he calls the Age of Entertainment.

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

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A North Carolina college takes stock of the history and future of black activism.

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Company puts socially conscious films together with target audiences

Friday, November 6th, 2009

By Lewis BealeStarNews Correspondent

Robert West was working as a film programmer at Charlotte’s Mint Museum when he became increasingly interested in documentaries with a social context.

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Officer who stopped Fort Hood rampage is Carolina Beach native

Friday, November 6th, 2009

By Shannan BowenShannan.Bowen@StarNewsOnline.com

The civilian police officer credited with stopping the shooting rampage at Fort Hood is a Carolina Beach native and graduate of Hoggard High School.

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