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9 years down the ‘Shabby Road’

It seems a bit ironic that the first issue of the Independent Register rolled of the presses the day following the 36th anniversary of The Beatles’ classic album “Abbey Road.” It wasn’t planned. In fact, it was only just realized, … Continue reading

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Charges dropped in NRA t-shirt case

By William R. Toler Charges have finally been dropped for a middle school student who refused to change his NRA t-shirt. Apparently the District Attorney was tired of looking like an ass, just like every other government official involved in the … Continue reading

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Reporter arrest at NAACP protest raises questions

By Corey Friedman Police raised thorny legal questions this week when they arrested a newspaper reporter covering an NAACP-led protest at the North Carolina General Assembly. Tim Funk, a religion writer for the Charlotte Observer, was charged with trespassing and … Continue reading

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Reporter told not to record

By William R. Toler While covering a fatal fire near Aurora, NC, a television reporter was approached by a Beaufort County deputy who tried to prevent him from shooting. NewsChannel 12′s Mike Valerio said the deputy told him before he … Continue reading

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Phantom follow-up

By William R. Toler While posting “Paranormal Paranoia“, an old blog entry/column I wrote in 2007, I mentioned the article that accompanied it in the print edition of the Beaufort Observer. Well, here it is:

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Reporter arrested at wreck site

By William R. Toler Darren Hunt, a reporter from KVIA, the local ABC affiliate in El Paso, Texas and photographer Ric DuPont were arrested by a police officer for trying to get interviews after a wreck . The video speaks for itself.

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