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  • Lee County’s longest sitting county commissioner wants more funding for the community college

    SANFORD–Commissioner Robert Reives is opposed to the ad valorem tax basis some of his fellow commissioners favor, but says he would be more inclined to support changing the method if Central Carolina Community College received 50% of the funds.  Reives noted that the community college is on the lower end for receiving funding in Lee County, unlike Harnett and Moore counties. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Investigators Looking Into Explosion at Kansas City, Mo., Restaurant

    Investigators Looking Into Explosion at Kansas City, Mo., Restaurant

    (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A natural gas explosion caused nearly 100 firefighters to respond Tuesday evening to a massive fire at a Kansas City, Mo., restaurant. It’s unclear what caused the blast, but authorities are calling it an accident for now.  Kansas City Fire Chief Paul Berardi ruled out reports that a car or construction vehicle struck a gas main, but he said officials are investigating the incident. “Right now, the investigation is ongoing, but it does seem like an accident,” Berardi said Tuesday. He added, “It doesn’t appear to be foul play at this time.” While no fatalities have… Read more

  • Jodi Arias Describes Violent Sex Before Killing Travis Alexander

    Jodi Arias Describes Violent Sex Before Killing Travis Alexander

    (PHOENIX) — Jodi Arias and her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, had increasingly violent sex in which he tied her to his bed, twisted her arm and made sex videos with her in the hours leading up to the stabbing and shooting incident that left Alexander dead. It was a day in which Arias, 32, inched closer to telling the court how the killing of Alexander took place, but after several hours of emotional testimony the court was adjourned until Wednesday. In her sixth day on the stand, Arias tearfully described the sex-filled hours that led to Alexander’s death on June 4,… Read more

  • Former Navy SEAL on Military’s Top Secret Unit Coming Out of the Shadows

    Former Navy SEAL on Military’s Top Secret Unit Coming Out of the Shadows

    (NEW YORK) — It used to be that Navy SEALs didn’t just operate in the shadows — they trained in them too. Their whole story stayed shrouded in mystery. Their secret missions stayed secret to the rest of us. But when they got Osama bin Laden, snatched back an American cargo ship taken by pirates and rescued two air workers held hostage in Somalia, then, suddenly, it seemed that SEALs were headline-makers. Add to that some SEALs who wrote books about SEAL adventures and even acted in a movie about the SEAL experience using live ammunition when they made Act… Read more

  • Surviving Beatles Members Pay Tribute to Early Collaborator Tony Sheridan

    Surviving Beatles Members Pay Tribute to Early Collaborator Tony Sheridan

    The surviving members of The Beatles have issued statements paying tribute to British singer/guitarist Tony Sheridan, who died Friday at the age of 72.  During The Beatles’ formative years playing clubs in Hamburg, Germany, the band — with Pete Best on drums — served as Sheridan’s backing group at its first-ever recording session in 1961 and also supported the singer at many gigs. Paul McCartney posted a message on his official website that reads, “Tony was a good guy who we knew and worked with from the early days in Hamburg.  We regularly watched his late night performances and admired… Read more

  • Christopher Dorner's Potential Targets Speak Out

    Christopher Dorner's Potential Targets Speak Out

    (LOS ANGELES) — Some of the Los Angeles Police Department officers who were in hiding while Christopher Dorner was on the loose spoke out Tuesday for the first time since the ordeal. LAPD Captain Phil Tingirides and his wife Sergeant Emada Tingirides were at the top of Dorner’s hit list. “After the first day we shut the TV off,” Phil Tingirides said at a press conference Tuesday. “So we had no television because the information coming in was kind of overwhelming for the kids and we could see the fear growing.” They said that they tried to be general when… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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