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Governor hopefuls Etheridge, Faison reach out to Wilmington voters
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 4:19pm.

video As the race to the polls continues, a couple of candidates for governor came to Wilmington today to talk with voters. Democrats Bob Etheridge and Bill Faison made stops in the Port City to campaign.

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FIRST ON 3: Former church pianist pleads guilty to sex crimes
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 3:48pm.

A former church pianist arrested on sex-related charges involving a high school student has pleaded guilty to charges of crimes against nature, statutory rape, and indecent liberties with a minor.

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With 1 month to go, emergency agencies practice for hurricane season
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 2:33pm.

video Hurricane season is just one month away. Emergency officials are getting a head start on possible storms by putting their training to use in a simulation drill in Wilmington. In the simulation, the fictional Hurricane André is bearing down on New Hanover County. The Category 3 hurricane is eerily similar to Hurricane Fran, but following the same track as Hurricane Hazel.

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Downtown business owners hope for middle ground with Council on signage
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 2:16pm.

video For months now Wilmington City Council has looked at regulating signage in business storefronts. At tonight's City Council meeting, business owners hope they can find some kind of middle ground with city leaders.

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Teacher of the Week: Lindsay Noble
Submitted by wway news on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 2:14pm.

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State environmental agency issues final report on hydraulic fracturing
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 1:24pm.

Hydraulic fracturing can be done safely in North Carolina only if the General Assembly adopts state-specific regulatory standards and invests sufficient resources in compliance and enforcement prior to issuance of any permits for the practice, according to a report issued today by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

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Nathan Faulk named Laney basketball coach
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 1:15pm.

Pending school board approval Nathan Faulk will take over the boys basketball program at Laney High School. Faulk replaces veteran coach Fred Lynch who will remain at the school as the athletics director.

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Tabor City Police search for man connected to shooting
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 12:01pm.

Tabor City Police are searching for Jeffrey Billings, a man they say is connected to a shooting last week in Tabor City.

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