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Bladen Sheriff's office arrest man in shooting of homeowner during break in
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 9:04pm.

The Bladen County Sheriff's office has made an arrest in connection with shooting that occurred in January. Curtis Levi Moore has been charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Breaking and Entering, Felony Larceny, Possession of Stolen Goods, and (2) counts of Failing to Appear in Court.

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ONLY ON 3: State considering privatizing aquariums, zoo
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 5:19pm.

video The state of North Carolina owns a zoo and three aquariums, including the one at Fort Fisher. That could change based on a recommendation coming next week. The state will make a recommendation on whether to privatize the aquariums and zoo.

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Business up at state ports
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 5:11pm.

More money is sailing in and out of our state. The NC Ports Authority reports business is up over the past year.

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Wing Fling heads back to the beach
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 5:08pm.

The 16th annual Wing Fling will be back in Carolina Beach this spring. The event moved to Pleasure Island last year after problems getting a liquor license in Wilmington.

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Duke, UNC fans get in a few good swings
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 5:02pm.

video The battle of the blues tips off tonight. If you live in the tar heel state, you have a choice to make: Duke or Carolina.

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ONLY ON 3: Developer talks about ballpark plan, opposition starts Facebook group
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 4:51pm.

video The city is not the only one stepping up to the plate when it comes to embracing the construction of a new baseball stadium downtown. Today, the developer met with the Wilmington Area Hospitality Association to discuss his plans, which he says will change the city.

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Edwards campaign owes taxpayers but still spending
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 4:31pm.

Federal elections officials say John Edwards owes taxpayers $2.1 million in public matching funds improperly received after the former North Carolina senator dropped his 2008 run for the White House, yet disclosure reports show his failed campaign is still spending.

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NC offshore energy panel: Drilling prospects iffy
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 4:29pm.

A science panel advising Gov. Bev Perdue on offshore energy development says oil and gas drilling is unlikely in waters within North Carolina's authority, but the coast has some of the best East Coast locations for wind power.

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