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Archive for November, 2009

Attempted car-jacking near Supply-Holden Beach area

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

Supply | Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man after an attempted carjacking Saturday in a grocery store parking lot, officials said.The crime occurred at 6:48 p.m. in the Food Lion parking lot at 1100 Sabbath Home Road in the Supply-Holden Beach area, according to a statement from Lt. Sam Davis of the sheriff’s office.

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7 Ports Authority employees top $100,000 a year

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

By Patrick GannonPatrick.Gannon@StarNewsOnline.com

The Wilmington-based N.C. State Ports Authority employs about 20 percent fewer people than it did three years ago, when business and revenue were at historically high levels.

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N.C. Republicans decide to keep primaries open

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Republican primaries in North Carolina will continue to be open to unaffiliated voters.GOP spokesman Jordan Shaw says the party’s Executive Committee overwhelmingly rejected a resolution that would only allow Republicans to choose the party’s nominees.

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Life Stories – Pastor helped elderly, aided offender restoration

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

By Lori Kennedy-StewartStarNews Correspondent

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Robinson Bailey was living in Waycross, Ga., when he realized his calling was to be a minister.Since that moment in 1989, Bailey has been pastor at more than seven churches.Bailey died Oct. 21 at the age of 66.

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Historic health care bill clears Senate hurdle

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

By DAVID ESPOAssociated Press

Invoking the memory of Edward M. Kennedy, Democrats united Saturday night to push historic health care legislation past a key Senate hurdle over the opposition of Republicans eager to inflict a punishing defeat on President Barack Obama. There was not a vote to spare.

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