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Date: 11/22/2005

Blackbeard Death Day

Philip Howard reminds us that 287 years ago today, Edward Teach was shot, stabbed and finally beheaded by Lt. Robert Maynard. According to Cpt. Robert Temple, Blackbeard aka Teach swam around the ship seven times supposedly seeking out his head.

We’ll be on Ocracoke tomorrow with our heads — and with this weather our hats on.

Memories of Holiday Retail Reporting Past

Chris Roush at Talking Biz News has a nice linked article about covering holiday retail stories and gives hints to reporters that might be assigned to report on shopping and retail from the day after Thanksgiving through the day after Christmas.

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