Mecklenburg and beyond ...



Health: Those vitamin supplements you take may be useless. (The New York Times)

Death: Eastern N.C. firefighter responds to call and finds wife dead. (Wilmington Star-News)

Credit: Here's (some) hope that store clerks will quit asking you if you want to save 10 percent. (The New York Times)

Law: Demand for Legal Aid goes up as funding goes down. (The News & Observer)

Military: Salon looks into suicides in the Armed Forces. (Salon)

Crime: Weirdo poses as cop in Rockingham County (The News & Record)