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New Hanover considers buying 85 acres next to Smith Creek Park

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New Hanover County Commissioners are considering the purchase of 85 acres that border the existing 92-acre Smith Creek Park off of Gordon Road in Wilmington as a means of significantly expanding the county’s green space system. Full story...
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NC early-voting time reduced in House proposal

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North Carolina residents would have one week less to cast ballots before elections in legislation that supporters say would save money but opponents argue would discourage citizens - particularly Democrats - from voting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: CFCC facing huge budget cuts; tuition hike likely

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video Just days after graduation, community colleges across North Carolina got news of a potential 12 percent funding cut from the state. Students who rely on scholarships from the North Carolina Education Lottery may also lose funding. Full story...
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Philip Morris Int'l CEO: Tobacco not hard to quit

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The head of cigarette maker Philip Morris International says tobacco is not that hard to quit. Full story...
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NC lawmakers back bill adding abortion regulations

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North Carolina legislators are moving ahead with an effort to make it more time-consuming to get an abortion by requiring state-mandated counseling, a 24-hour waiting period and an ultrasound of the fetus. Full story...
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The Rant: May 10, 2011

This weekend's murder has again raised the issue of youth violence, especially among young black men.
One of our interns here at WWAY knew the victim and others who have been involved in some of the violence in our area over the last year. Greg Williams shares his perspective in tonight's edition of The Rant.

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NC GOP tax package may cut rates, simplify returns

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North Carolina's individual income tax rates could be lowered and state returns simplified in a package of changes being considered by Republicans at the Legislature. Full story...
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Going Greek: Festival organizers get ready

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Members of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church have been working night and day getting ready the 19th Annual Greek Festival. It features lots of food, music, drinks and dancing. Full story...
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Staggered schedules mean a more balanced budget for Brunswick Co. Schools

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video At a Tuesday night meeting, The Brunswick County Board of Education decided staggered start times were the way to go. In a 3-2 vote, the board decided elementary schools will start at 7:50 a.m., middle schools will start at 8:50 a.m., and high schools will start at 8:55 a.m. Full story...
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Triangle to get new area code

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North Carolina's booming population and the proliferation of cell phones mean people calling numbers in the Research Triangle region are going to have to get used to some new digits. Full story...
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