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'American Bandstand' host Dick Clark dead at 82
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 3:16pm.

Dick Clark, the television host who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," has died. He was 82.

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White House announces Obama visit to NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 3:14pm.

The White House says President Barack Obama is planning another visit to North Carolina. A White House official said Wednesday that the trip is scheduled for April 24 to the Research Triangle area.

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Romney says Obama has failed to help create jobs
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 3:09pm.

Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama is over his head and swimming in the wrong direction when it comes to the economy.

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Special Olympians shine in spring games
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 3:04pm.

Some athletes got to shine today at UNC Wilmington. The New Hanover County Special Olympics held its spring games on the campus track today.

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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Wilmington misses out on anti-bullying documentary
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 3:01pm.

Wilmington fell just short of pulling in enough votes to bring a documentary on bullying to the Port City.

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THE RANT: When did Mandalay Baseball start running the City of Wilmington?
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 2:32pm.

First, let me be absolutely clear, the WWAY NewsChannel 3 Newsroom is neither pro nor anti baseball or ballpark. It's our ultimate goal to just cover the story as it progresses and keep Cape Fear residents, as well as the taxpayers of Wilmington, informed. However, it's also our job to ask tough questions of our leaders and last night's city council meeting left me with a list of them.

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All-time winningest coach Summitt steps aside
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 1:15pm.

Pat Summitt is stepping aside as Tennessee's women's basketball coach and taking the title of "head coach emeritus". UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson used to coach with Summitt at Tennessee. "One of the best basketball minds to ever coach the game, Peterson texted WWAY about Summitt. "She was such a tremendous communicator with her players. I was blessed to work beside her and to eat her excellent country cooking."

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Break-in suspect nabbed by alert K-9 cop
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 1:06pm.

Wilmington Police say a K-9 officer and his dog nabbed a man believed to have committed five breaking and enterings and attempted break-ins in the past week.

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