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Oh, deer (access required)

We’re wondering if Rodney L. Poteat has learned his lesson about killing deer in other states. Poteat, of Salisbury, is accused of going to Hart County, Ky., in November, shooting a white-tailed deer and hauling it back to Salisbury, according ...

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Telecommute my you-know-what (access required)

Wouldn’t you like to be able to get your boss to let you work from home? Lots of people would. But your boss, who always knows best, says you’ll get less done. And, sadly for you, your boss may be ...

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Race-ial profiling? (access required)

Let’s just get it out in the open: There are some stereotypes associated with NASCAR fans. Some descriptions we found online refer to them as “toothless,” “racist,” “wife-beating” and “redneck.” We found an entry for “NASCAR teeth” on urbandictionary.com, which ...

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Home brew (access required)

The professionals who use the North Carolina School of Government planning listserv cracked themselves up last week when someone brought up the subject of homemade alcohol. It all started when Dervin Spell, a planner who works for Granville County, asked ...

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Area real estate 
agents triumph at NCAOR (access required)

All three Charlotte-area real estate agents running for 2012 board positions with the North Carolina Association of Realtors were successful in their bids. Cindy Chandler of The Chandler Group was elected to the NCAOR National Association of Realtors director position. ...

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