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for Independent Weekly Vol. 22 Issue 11, Mar 2005
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North Carolina native Patrick Dougherty is part of a widening group of artists whose creations are made solely from nature. He creates large-scale sculptures out of entwined wood that remains bound together without nails, screws, and glue. Stuber discusses Dougherty's work and latest creations that stand in the North Carolina Museum of Art's 100-acre park.
William \"Bugs\" Powell, who was convicted of the 1991 murder of Shelby convenience store clerk Mary Gladden, was executed at Raleigh's Central Prison on March 11, 2004. Powell is the thirty-fifth person executed in North Carolina since 1984, and the 19th person under Gov. Michael Easley. O'Neill describes Powell's last day.
Holding the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Tournament outside the borders of the state is considered a sacrilege by many fans. In the fifty-two-year history of the tournament, this has happened only eight times. Jacobs discusses the differences in the way fans react to tournaments held outside the state to they way the respond to those played in North Carolina.