J’avais lu quelque part que les appletinis taient out. Quand la barmaid du Newtown m’a propos un verre en attendant Jacques Villeneuve, j’ai command un dirty martini pour ne pas qu’elle me trouve passe de mode. Beaucoup plus fort et beaucoup moins bon.
Last Friday, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled video sweepstakes are illegal which upheld the 2010 law banning video sweepstakes machines as a form of gambling.Despite the ruling outlawing video sweepstakes machines, some parlors believe they found a way to stay in business, which is a relief to some players like Jeremy Brown.”That all the rumor that been talked about lately, they closing down. When they closing down? What are we going to do? Where are we going to go?” questioned Brown.A little less than 100 parlors, like one on Capital Boulevard in Raleigh, hope to remain open by updating their sweepstakes software system.The law firm Womble Carlyle Sandridge Rice explained the new software does not use the same entertaining display as the old equipment.”I represent VS2 North Carolina, LLC, which licenses internet sweepstakes software to various business centers and internet cafs in North Carolina,” said Winston Salem based attorney John Morrow.”Sheriffs and other law enforcement officers who encounter any machines may wish to consult with their agency legal adviser or local district attorney for guidance about charging violations of the statute,” Caldwell advised sheriff offices across the state.Despite the controversy, players like Brown hope the parlors find a way to remain open.”It a fun place to be to get away from the family a little bit and enjoy some time trying to win some money,” he said.RALEIGH Counties in the 7th Congressional District are one day away from completing the recount in the race between Democratic Congressman Mike McIntyre and challenger David Rouzer.The recount was requested last week by Rouzer, a Republican from Johnston County, after he lost by 655 votes.Of all the 12 counties in the 7th District, all but one will finish their recount Tuesday. Duplin County will conduct its recount Wednesday.
Because you have the city always beckoning and because you have so much going on even within Columbia. It’s hard to create a sense of community, particularly among graduate students, who are literally all over the campus in fact, the various campuses. A lot of people like Columbia because of that personal autonomy, but when you look back to your graduate career, what are the things that you will remember? They probably will be things that you did with other people..