Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

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    Drill and Spill:

    Jun 21, 11 • 832 Views • COVER STORYNo Comments

    Hands Across the Sand Sat., 6/25, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Crystal Pier to Johnny Mercer’s at Wrightsville Beach Oak Island Pier to Oceancrest Pier at Oak Island www.handsacrossthesand.org It’s hard to fathom the pain felt by the people in the Gulf who...

  • A Chapter Closes on 9/11:

    May 3, 11 • 137 Views • FEATURE, NEWS & VIEWS, ViewsNo Comments

    A special report interrupted some drivel I was watching on TV Sunday evening. What could be so important right now? I thought. The announcement to follow still stuns me: “Osama bin Laden has been found and killed,” George Stephanopoulos announced....

  • Pulling Together:

    Apr 26, 11 • 383 Views • FEATURE, NEWS & VIEWSNo Comments

    Saturday, April 16th, will go down in North Carolina history—at least in meteorological history. It marked the worst tornado outbreak in over 30 years, leading to many deaths across our Tar Heel state. StarNews cited the storm system, which swept across six...

  • Happy New Year’s or Happy Tax Collector’s Day?

    Nov 30, 10 • 119 Views • NEWS & VIEWS, ViewsNo Comments

    Unless Congress is able to compromise on big-ticket items like the expiring 2001 and 2003 tax cuts before December 31st, 2010, New Year’s resolutions will consist of more ways Americans can save money due to the tax increases. So far the lame-duck session...