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Hurricane officials: No more tape for windows
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 8:09am.

Officials with the National Hurricane Center have a message for residents living in hurricane-prone areas: Don't tape your windows.

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NASA launches suborbital rockets from Virginia
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 7:51am.

After several delays, NASA has launched five rockets from Virginia that are part of a study of the upper level jet stream.

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No fireworks at Belville Commission meeting, just cake
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 10:42pm.

The Belville Board of Commissioners met Monday night, and things went smoothly. It was the first meeting since Belville Mayor Jack Batson filed charges against Commissioner Joe Breault.

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ONLY ON 3: Prank call costs Leland hotel thousands of dollars in damage, lost business
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 10:00pm.

video It's not your everyday prank. A string of phone calls across the nation where pranksters pretend to be working the front desk of a hotel and talk a guest into doing something drastic. It happened this weekend at a hotel in Leland. A guest set off the sprinkler system, triggering two hours of flooding.

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Group home fined, admissions suspended after girl's death on school bus
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 9:46pm.

video According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Cape Fear Respite Home, where eight-year-old Jamiah Batts lived, was fined $10,000. It's a type-A penalty, and the most severe that can be given

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Chefs square off in "Fire on the Dock" competition
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 9:06pm.

Two local chefs used their best culinary skills as they squared off Monday night in Wrightsville Beach. "Fire on The Dock" kicked off at Shell Island Resort.

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SBI: Grooms was drunk, on mephedrone at time of crash
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 4:31pm.

video Testimony today focused on test results in the trial of a man accused of hitting and killing two cyclists last year on River Road. Thomas Grooms faces two charges of second degree murder in the deaths of Trey and David Doolittle.

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Wilmington rally to focus on race, justice for slain Florida teen
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 4:11pm.

Tensions are rising nationwide because of the case of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a Neighborhood Watch captain in Florida. Protests have been held throughout the country. Now a Wilmington man is organizing another for this weekend.

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