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N&O: Unqualified Progress Energy workers caused fluke mishap at Brunswick nuclear plant
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:26pm.

Nuclear safety officials have concluded that a fluke mishap last year at Progress Energy's Brunswick nuclear plant near Wilmington was caused by the lack of worker qualification for more than a decade.

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Governor's news not a big surprise to those in Wilmington
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 9:19pm.

While the news of Gov. Bev Perdue choosing not to run again took some local voters by surprise, others did not seemed too phased, and most were still more interested in the issues.

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CFCC President Eric McKeithan to retire
Submitted by Laura Seel on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 8:02pm.

CFCC President Eric McKeithan announced Thursday night that he will retire from the college as of July 1, 2012.

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Local legislators react to Perdue's decision
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 5:45pm.

video Gov. Bev Perdue's decision not to run again caused a political ripple throughout the state today. Here in town we caught up with Democratic Rep. Susi Hamilton and Republican Sen. Thom Goolsby to get their reaction.

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Complaint filed against New Hanover Co. Schools over seclusion rooms
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 5:41pm.

video The New Hanover County School District is once again taking heat for the use of "seclusion rooms." A family has filed a formal complaint with the US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

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VOTE 2012: Lt. Gov. Dalton throws hat in the ring to replace Perdue
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 4:37pm.

“Today, I'm announcing that I am running for Governor. Lucille and I love this state and we understand tough political races. I am the only candidate who has run and won statewide and I look forward to waging an aggressive campaign."

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New Hanover Co. leads nation in era of white space technology
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 4:21pm.

video New Hanover County is making history once again, as the first county in the nation to utilize the old analog spectrum that was used by TV stations. Experts say this technology will soon lead to new innovations like countywide WiFi.

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