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Whats Happening: April 10-12

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videoIt is an Easter Eggstravaganza weekend. If your little one wants to hunt for eggs, there are plenty of places to do so. Also, spring is in the air in Southport. Full story...
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From Hard Rock to Freestyle Music Park

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An amusement park will open in Myrtle Beach this summer; it just won't be called Hard Rock Park. Instead, it will be called Freestyle Music Park. Full story...
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Topsail Humane Society closing Friday

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After some recent zoning disputes with the county, the Topsail Humane Society is going to shut down. Director Kathy Lewis said the county notified her early this week that the shelter is in violation of zoning laws. On Thursday, she told WWAY that she is tired of fighting to provide a free service for the county. Full story...
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Officer Greer honored

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A Wilmington police officer that was injured in the line of duty was honored Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Dog Court: Woman wants dog court for Brunswick County

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videoEach month on WWAY, we bring you the latest from the New Hanover County Dangerous Dog Appeals Court. Now, a Brunswick County woman wants the same appeals process where she lives. Full story...
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Crews and volunteers continue to excavate Fort Anderson

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Inside Brunswick Town, a place that used to be a bustling colonial port town, lies the remains of an old battery. Archaeologists are trying to uncover pieces from the 1800’s, when this spot was a fort constructed by the Confederates. Full story...
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Could placing a tax on sugared beverages help fight obesity?

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What is the best way to fight obesity? Some public health experts claim a large tax on sugared beverages may be the single most effective way to get Americans to cut calories. Full story...
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High school students see dangers of driving first hand

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videoStudents at East Columbus High School got a reality check from a staged traffic fatality Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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Clean up crew tries to get Laney a passing grade

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videoThe laundry list of things to clean at Laney High School is long. When it comes to cleanliness, the New Hanover County Health Department basically gave Laney a "C". Full story...
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Shallotte, past and present

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videoWe visited with students from Shallotte Middle School who are sharing stories about the town’s history. Hannah Stocks gives a look at Shallotte, past and present. Please click video for Hannah’s report. Full story...
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Sex ed choices could be available for parents

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State lawmakers want to give parents more input in the classroom when it comes to sex education. A bill making its way through the state legislature would give parents the option of their children learning about sex beyond the current abstinence-only curriculum. Full story...
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Columbus County has new ideas on how to draw visitors to NC

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North Carolina's beautiful beaches and mountains draw millions to the state every year. Columbus County has come up with something else, in hopes of drawing a crowd. Full story...
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Three elementary schools to implement uniforms in 2010

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videoIt's uniform time for students at three Brunswick County elementary schools, but two of them didn't exactly see it coming. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Dream home turned nightmare

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videoPam Resch lives in Pittsburgh, and plans to retire in Holden Beach. She hired a well-known local contractor to build her home, and thought she was in good hands. But things did not quite go as planned. Full story...

OSHA investigates Leland Police Department

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The State Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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