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Archive for January, 2010

Book Marks – U.S. president spent a fair chunk of his life in Wilmington

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

By Ben SteelmanBen.Steelman@StarNewsOnline.com

Unless you attend First Presbyterian Church (where there’s a memorial plaque), you might not know that Woodrow Wilson spent a fair chunk of his life in Wilmington.

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N.C. smoking ban upheld by complaint system

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

By Vicky EckenrodeVicky.Eckenrode@StarNewsOnline.com

The smoke officially cleared Jan. 2 in North Carolina, but public health officials say it could take a few more months for the dust to settle with the state’s new indoor smoking ban.

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Area Civil War history quiz stumps participants

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

By Amy HotzAmy.Hotz@StarNewsOnline.com

Congratulations to Joe George of Wilmington, winner of our Local Civil War History Quiz.No one got all the answers correct. It seems numbers 3 and 9 stumped a lot of people. But George’s entry was randomly selected from several responses with all but one question correct.

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Book Review – Author argues going ‘green’ saves green, as in money

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

By Ben SteelmanBen.Steelman@StarNewsOnline.com

In 1903, a wealthy doctor named Horatio Nelson Jackson became the first person to drive across the United States – from San Francisco to Manhattan, to be precise – in an automobile. (He did it on a $50 bet, which cost him some $8,000 to collect.)

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Here Now – N.C. volunteers saw Haiti just before the quake

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

By Si CantwellSi.Cantwell@StarNewsOnline.com

When I was there, I thought, ‘How could it be any worse for the people who live there,’ ” Kris Dempsey said about her trip to Haiti last month. “Then the earthquake hit.”

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