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UNC panel recommends 8.8 percent tuition increase
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 4:30pm.

A University of North Carolina Board of Governors committee has recommended a proposal that would see college costs rise by more than $400 per student on average.

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Hopes high as first pitch nears at UNCW
Submitted by Jesse Jones on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 4:26pm.

Seahawk baseball fans wonder if this will be the year UNCW makes it back to the NCAA tournament. The Seahawks open the 2012 season at home against Ohio on February 17.

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STUDY: New Hanover Co. death rate and binge drinking higher than state average
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 4:25pm.

The New Hanover County Health Department has released the 2011 New Hanover County Community Health Assessment, which involves a collaborative process among community partners to evaluate the health status of county, through collecting information firsthand from residents in the county and health data from local, state and federal sources.

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Kodak shutters camera business
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 4:20pm.

Kodak is getting out of the camera business. As one of the original makers of the film camera, Kodak is making the move to save more than $100 million.

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AzFest headliner Scotty McCreery makes ACM new artist cut
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 4:00pm.

"American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery, Brantley Gilbert and Hunter Hayes are The Academy of Country Music Awards' best new artist nominees.

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Accident knocks out power, phone, e-mail to Wilmington operations center
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 3:43pm.

A city spokeswoman said this afternoon a crane accidentally knocked over a utility line on River Road, severing electrical and fiber optic lines to the operations center. The utilities are not expected to be restored until Monday.

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Fire leaves five families homeless, ruled accident
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 3:41pm.

video An apartment fire in Wilmington yesterday left five families homeless. Neighbors say a man passing by noticed the fire from the alley and quickly tried to notify tenants of the danger.

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States, banks reach foreclosure-abuse settlement
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 12:23pm.

North Carolina communities will benefit from millions of dollars to help struggling homeowners facing foreclosure, as well as more housing counselors, financial fraud investigators and prosecutors, and stronger mortgage standards.

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