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Archive for November, 2011

Robbery results in shooting on Dawson Street

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Two people showed up at a local hospital Sunday night with gunshot wounds but were reluctant to give officers information about what happened, a police spokeswoman said.

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New film productions ramp up as others wind down

Monday, November 14th, 2011

As ‘One Tree Hill’ and ‘Arthur Newman’ wind down, other productions prepare to ramp up.

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Grant could add domestic violence detectives to force

Monday, November 14th, 2011

The city council is expected to vote Tuesday on the use of grant money.

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NC leaders concerned about slow progress in expanding gambling at Indian casino

Monday, November 14th, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s top legislative leaders
say they’re concerned about what they call the slow pace of
negotiations to let the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians expand
gambling at its casino, but are ready to consider needed changes to
state law when there’s a deal.

Republican House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate leader Phil
Berger said in a letter dated late last week to tribal officials
that Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue alone must lead the state’s
negotiations over letting the tribe offer games with human dealers.

Perdue and legislative leaders have questioned an exclusive
marketing agreement for the tribe in exchange for the state getting
a cut of profits from new games.

The tribe’s principal chief has said he’s confident a deal will
be ready when lawmakers reconvene in two weeks.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Ivey Hayes painting to benefit Alzheimers NC

Monday, November 14th, 2011

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Nationally-recognized local artist Ivey Hayes has created another masterpiece, and this time it will be auctioned for a good cause.

The four-by-four-foot completed work will be auctioned off at a fundraising gala to benefit Alzheimers North Carolina, incorporated. The charity serves people with Alzheimers and their family members in southeastern North Carolina.

“I’d like to thank God for giving me the ability to be a part of this organization as well as be selected as the painter of the painting that can be used to make money for the organization,” Hayes said. “It makes me feel good.”

The Alzheimers Legacies Gala will take place on Saturday, November 19, at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside.

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