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Wilmington based race team gearin' up for 2012
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 12:40am.

A Wilmington based racing team has secured sponsorship from two companies. This will help the SCCA 1000 road racing team compete in the F1000 Championship and SE Div. SCCA National & SCCA Regional events throughout 2012.

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Congressmen kick off Black History Month
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 12:26am.

video Two United States Congressmen were in Wilmington Sunday for a celebration to kick off Black History Month. North Carolina Rep. Mike McIntyre and Texas Rep. Al Green were joined by hundreds of local residents and political figures at Wilmington City Hall for the 16th annual commemoration.

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Extras celebrate role in locally-shot 'A Smile as Big as the Moon'
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 12:08am.

video The Hallmark Hall of Fame movie "A Smile as Big as the Moon" debuted on WWAY Sunday night. The family film was shot in Wilmington and many of its extras are from Jacksonville. Family and friends rolled out the red carpet for their special night on Sunday.

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Rep. McIntyre says dredging necessary at Carolina Beach inlet
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Sun, 01/29/2012 - 7:05pm.

Congressman Mike McIntyre made a stop in Carolina Beach Friday to discuss dredging of the Carolina Beach inlet. McIntyre was joined by local leaders for a boat tour aboard the Royal Winner.

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Rep. McIntyre expands on possible run for NC governor
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Sun, 01/29/2012 - 6:56pm.

videoOn the heels of Gov. Bev Perdue's announcement that she will not seek re-election, the focus now is on who will take her seat. Many names are being tossed around with local and state leaders showing interest. One of those is Rep. Mike McIntyre.

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Towson snaps 41 game losing skid against UNCW
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/28/2012 - 6:15pm.

The Towson Tigers hadn't won a men's college basketball game since December 29, 2010. The Tigers fortune changed on Saturday. Towson snapped a 41 game losing streak against the UNC Wilmington Seahawks.

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Rep. Bill Faison says he's running for governor
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/28/2012 - 3:05pm.

Democratic state Rep. Bill Faison announced his bid for North Carolina governor on Saturday, saying he's the best candidate to restore education and health care jobs through his work in the Legislature and when he reaches the Executive Mansion next January.

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