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Memorial Bridge lane closures planned for tonight, March
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 1:06pm.

Bridge work will mean lane closures on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Wednesday night. There will be intermittent closures several days next month, as well.

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Appeals court upholds 1998 tobacco deal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 1:00pm.

The landmark 1998 national settlement between 46 states and 19 tobacco companies is valid and doesn't amount to a conspiracy or anti-competitive behavior by the government, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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Split decision by NC judges on sweepstakes biz tax
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 12:52pm.

A split decision by the North Carolina Court of Appeals over the legality of special taxes on businesses using computers to offer games of chance or sweepstakes means the case is likely to reach the state's highest court.

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NC terrorism convict faces new beheading plot case
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 12:42pm.

A North Carolina man convicted in a homegrown terrorism plot faces new charges for attempting to hire a hit man to behead three witnesses who testified against him.

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Volunteers help Sheriff's Office in new VIPR program
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 12:36pm.

New Hanover County citizens are helping make the county a little safer. The Sheriff's Office announced the launch of its new VIPR program this morning.

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Third rabies case of 2012 reported in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 11:01am.

A third case of rabies has been confirmed by New Hanover County Animal Control Services. On Monday, ACS officers responded to the area of Yellow Daisy Drive and captured a fox that chased nearby residents and attacked their dog.

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Perdue to move $9M to fund 2,000 more in NC Pre-K
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 9:13am.

Gov. Bev Perdue says she's shifting money to enroll another 2,000 at-risk 4-year-olds in a state program that helps them catch up to their peers before entering kindergarten.

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Wilmington City Council votes to spend money on baseball negotiations
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 11:52pm.

Wilmington is one step closer to a new ballpark. City Council voted Tuesday night to spend more than $120,000 to begin negotiations and find out exactly what it will take to play ball in Wilmington.

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