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Chris Wilcox to undergo heart surgery
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 9:45am.

Whiteville native Chris Wilcox played in 28 games for the Boston Celtics this season. In fact he started four games, but Wilcox recently played his last game of the season. Wilcox will undergo heart surgery later this month to repair an enlarged aorta.

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Friends of the Library hope to pass $1M raised with weekend sale
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 8:26am.

The Friends of the Library is holding its semiannual book sale. Since the group first began holding book sales in 1983 it has raised $945,000. With this sale, the group hopes to raise $55,000, which will break the $1 million mark this weekend. That's money that goes right back to the library.

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Commissioners react to mounting criticism of voting down contraceptive funding; Barfield: a colossal mistake
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 10:11pm.

video Criticism of the New Hanover County Commission's vote against accepting a family planning grant has reached the state level, and now the board wants to reconsider.

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Randy to the Rescue: Consignment Home Styling
Submitted by wway news on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 6:02pm.

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ACLU-NC criticizes New Hanover Commissioners for rejecting reproductive health grant for women
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 4:15pm.

The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina today criticized the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners for voting Monday to reject a state grant that would have funded reproductive health care and family planning services for women.

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Looming deadline could force thousands from assisted living facilities
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:38pm.

video A deadline is looming that could force thousands of people living in adult care homes out on the streets. North Carolina has until April 30 to come up with a new way to distribute Medicaid payments to people living in group homes and private homes.

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CFPUA discussing where to apply five-percent rate hike
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:22pm.

video A new year may mean more money on your Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Bill. But is an increase worth it or just money down the drain?

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