Archive - Mar 31, 2012
Kadeem Allen is runner-up for NC player of year
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 03/31/2012 - 3:35pm.

New Hanover senior Kadeem Allen tied Rodney Purvis for the most votes on the AP all-state boys basketball team on Thursday, but Purvis edged out Kadeem Allen on Saturday for the NC player of the year award.

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Couples prove their love lasts through war and peace, rain or shine
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 03/31/2012 - 3:29pm.

videoOften times, we focus on the men and women fighting in the forefront and forget about their loved ones holding down the home front. For 70 years, the USO has encouraged and supported US troops and their families. Saturday, to mark its 70th anniversary and to celebrate military families, the USO held a vow renewal ceremony on the Battleship North Carolina.

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Antique cars bring back sweet memories
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 03/31/2012 - 1:59pm.

Antique car lovers of all ages braved the rain Saturday to get a look at about 100 of the Cape Fear's finest rides.

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Students show skills in Science Olympiad
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 03/31/2012 - 1:38pm.

Elementary students from all over the Cape Fear put on their thinking caps and got to work this weekend.

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Mega Millions ticket sales boost earnings for state education
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 03/31/2012 - 12:57pm.

Mega Millions players trying their luck at the biggest jackpot ever led to the N.C. Education Lottery, on its sixth anniversary, recording its highest day of sales ever.

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Triangle-area to get new area code, 10-digit calls
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 03/31/2012 - 11:29am.

Residents in the Research Triangle area will have to limber up their fingers to make phone calls from now on.

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NC Sen. Burr won't run for Republican whip
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 03/31/2012 - 11:26am.

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina says he won't run for a leadership post in the Senate after the 2012 elections because such a job isn't conducive to pushing policy initiatives in which he's interested.

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Peanuts up, tobacco down for NC farmers this year
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 03/31/2012 - 11:24am.

With farmers in eastern North Carolina still recovering from Hurricane Irene, cotton and tobacco crops are expected to drop this year, while some of the state's other major crops will increase.

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