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New group takes aim at eminent domain

May 31, 2006

Kieran Shanahan, a Raleigh attorney and former member of the Raleigh City Council, has launched a new statewide organization that will advocate for limits on the use of eminent domain…

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Topsail turns to eminent domain to get boat ramp

April 26, 2006

By Trista Talton Staff Writer Topsail Beach is invoking its power of eminent domain – skipping a potentially long court battle – to obtain land for a public boat ramp.…

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Birdies, bogies, and building business

April 6, 2006

JONATHAN B. COX, STAFF WRITER Never mind resumes and work experience. One hiring decision John McConnell made came down to a round of golf. The technology executive was on the…

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Defense of hotel is a twist

March 4, 2006

Recent weeks have produced one of the stranger sights in the endless debate over fake stucco and Raleigh’s downtown Marriott: Kieran Shanahan arguing in the hotel’s favor. While on the…

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