The News

With the arrival of spring, there’s pollen in the air, love all around and baby animals – puppies, kittens and bunnies (oh my!) – as far as the eye can see. Cute and cuddly, there’s few things more warm and fuzzy than a new pet, but far too often, these new batches of would-be best friends are not born to loving homes but rather end up in city shelters where they’re housed a few days before being killed and tossed in the trash.

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US 69 northbound will be diverted to the frontage roads at Dowlen Road April 17 and 18 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., in order to move the concrete traffic barrier, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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In a news release April 17, Pinehurst Police Chief Fred R. Hanauer III said, "Easter grass was not the only kind found on Easter Sunday in Pinehurst."

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Police arrested a suspect for possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance after discovering pot and what officers believe to be 20 ecstasy pills during a traffic stop on April 14, reports the Orange Police Department. 

According to a report from Officer Justin Kirkpatrick, he stopped a red Ford Mustang for traveling on 16th Street with the taillights not illuminated. While speaking with the driver of the vehicle, Kirkpatrick noticed the passenger seemed to be holding the glove box shut with his hand.

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