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Update: Governor Signs H201, Bill That Eliminates Protest Petitions

Update 7/22/15, 12:20 p.m.: We just received word that the Governor has signed the protest petition repeal, so it is now law.

In an 82-28 vote the North Carolina House today (7/15/15) voted to concur with the Senate’s final version of H201, a bill that eliminates protest petitions in North Carolina. 307 more words

Government Affairs

Raleigh Food and Wine Fest Snapshots

Two Sundays ago, my friend Sarah and I attended the last leg of the Raleigh Food and Wine Festival, a four day Raleigh food celebration. 336 more words

North Carolina

Shark safety

There have been 7 shark incidents along North Carolina beaches in the last few weeks. Some folks have been badly hurt but the good new is that the waters around Pine Knoll Shores have been untouched thus far. 92 more words


The new home of the Flying Catnap Blog

The Flying Catnap by the Sea Facebook page (almost) daily updates will now become a part of this new Flying Catnap website. Our goal is to do an even better job of letting our friends know what’s going on at any given time through timely Blog posts while putting “always” material in easily found, static locations. 163 more words

North Carolina


Freedom comes at a price for prisoners

After 30 years in prison, it’s hard to call the exonerations of 2 half-brothers for crimes they didn’t commit “a happy ending.” 255 more words

The Death Penalty.


The governor’s pardon: Harsh lessons from an unjust case

The celebration can’t help but be mixed with sadness – and anger. Half-brothers Henry McCollum and Leon Brown were pardoned by Gov. 465 more words

The Death Penalty.

Raleigh Weekend Agenda

Hi folks!

Grace Ann & I were just in Georgia for about a week eating large amounts of peaches & pound cake. We spend the weekend before that in… 449 more words