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Columbus Co., Whiteville schools stop using USDA beef
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 9:23am.

There's no "pink slime" on the menu any more at school in Columbus County. The county's two school districts have stopped using beef from the USDA.

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Sound familiar? Mysterious booms rattle Wisconsin city
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 9:12am.

It looks like a town in Wisconsin has joined coastal North Carolina in trying to figure out the mysterious booms that sometimes shake, rattle and roll.

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Citizens Academy shows law enforcement works with a bang
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 10:51pm.

video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Citizens Academy program is very well received. This is the fifth such academy to give people a chance to view life as a deputy.

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WWAY'S Tuesday night sports - March 20
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 10:43pm.

video On Tuesday night we featured UNC's Stilman White. Extended playing time just might be in the former Hoggard standout's future. We checked in on the NC State Wolfpack as well. On top of that we made a visit to Brooks Field to see UNCW take on Charleston in baseball.

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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington's Stilman White ready as UNC heads to Sweet 16
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 10:33pm.

video With injuries mounting, Hoggard alum Stilman White has quickly moved up the depth chart for the North Carolina basketball team. He could see even more playing time as the Tar Heels prepare for the Sweet 16.

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Parents and teachers agree new schedule would be "fresh start"
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 9:42pm.

video Students in Pender County may be heading back to class early next school year. High schools starting the first week of August is one option under a proposed school calendar waiver. Both parents and teachers say they like the idea.

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The Cape Fear excited about premier of 'Hunger Games'
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 7:37pm. revealed earlier this week cities topping the list in the United States for reading The Hunger Games trilogy. The list was generated after compiling sales data of all versions of The Hunger Games books, in both print and Kindle formats, on a per capita basis in cities with over 100,000 residents. Wilmington, North Carolina holds the 14th spot!

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Councilwoman Laura Padgett undergoes dual-transplant surgery
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 6:27pm.

Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett is undergoing a dual-organ transplant surgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Center as of Tuesday evening, a city spokeswoman said.

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