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Corner of West St. and Morgan St.

Seemed appropriate to find a basketball goal this AM. I think there was a NCAA Championship game the other night if you call it a game and NC State has found a new coach. I grew up in Raleigh during the Norman Sloan era, some of my best childhood memories were watching the Wolfpack play with my dad at Reynolds Coliseum.

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Morning View 032811

Driving up Wilmington St. you’ll find an old Hardees that’s been turned into a Chinese restaurant. I’ve traveled to a lot of small towns across NC and this is the 4th Hardees I’ve seen turned into a Chinese restaurant. Not sure what the connection is … this is the only one I’ve seen with a gift shop “Dragon Gift Store”.

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Saw this on the corner of Hillsborough St. and Morgan St. the other morning. “Forgive..” ? This is where I try to insert a witty comment, like did someone do something so bad they are asking for forgiveness … or is this a message to everyone who drives by. Kinda makes you think.


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