Archive - Apr 21, 2012
Lejeune Marine stabbed to death in DC; fellow Marine in custody
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 10:42pm.

A Marine is dead and another Marine is in custody after a stabbing incident in Washington, DC, early Saturday morning. The victim has been identified as Philip Bushong, 23, who was based at Camp Lejeune.

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'Caged Heat' casting call brings thousands to the mall
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 6:53pm.

videoHopefuls of every size, shape, age and ethnicity snaked around Independence Mall for the 'Caged Heat' casting call. Movie insiders say that's the code name for 'Iron Man 3,' and extra hopefuls could not be more excited.

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Seahawks play in the ooze for student ambassadors
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 5:16pm.

Plain old volleyball may be fun, but hundreds of UNCW students took it up a notch this weekend for the 19th Annual Oozeball Tournament.

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Downtown eye doctor shows off her rims
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 4:28pm.

As a part of the Rims on the River car show, a downtown optometrist saw an opportunity to showcase some of her own rims.

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NC governor hopefuls weigh in on Alcoa dam dispute
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:54am.

North Carolina's next governor will have a pivotal role in deciding a long-running dispute over the water and profits from the Yadkin River, which have been generated by dams run by Alcoa Inc. for generations.

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Blackbeard ship anchor set for brief display
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:52am.

The first anchor from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's flagship off the North Carolina coast is going on public display in Greenville for a few hours.

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Last 'Violins of Hope' performance in NC scheduled
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:50am.

The last performance in North Carolina with restored violins played at Jewish concentration camps and other places will feature master violinist Shlomo Mintz.

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Heartfelt author Nicholas Sparks celebrates movie opening, community, volunteerism
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:38am.

Our corner of the world is the setting for many of best-selling author Nicholas Sparks' romance novels. His newest book-turned-movie 'The Lucky One' hit theaters Friday, and Sparks held a special screening of the film in his hometown of New Bern.

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