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VOTE 2012: Jesse Helms's widow emails support for Rouzer
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 2:23pm.

I normally do not get involved in political races other than our own, but David is a very special exception. You see, David worked in Washington with Jesse for almost a decade, and once you get to know David you will understand why Jesse and I thought so highly of him.

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Whiteville store has two big dollar lottery tickets in six months
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 2:19pm.

For the second time in six months, the same store in the small town of Whiteville has sold a big-winning lottery ticket. Hill’s Food Store on JK Boulevard sold the ticket that matched four white balls and the Mega Ball in Friday’s drawing. Because it was a $2 Megaplier ticket and the Megaplier was two, it is worth $20,000.

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VOTE 2012: McIntyre Campaign has more than $1 million heading into primary
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 1:46pm.

The Mike McIntyre For Congress Campaign Committee announced today that the campaign raised $852,000 in 2011 and begins the 2012 election year with $687,000 cash on hand.

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BofA debit fee plan led to 20% jump in closed accounts
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 1:16pm.

The days of the easy fee grab may be coming to an end. Bank of America's failed plan to impose a $5 monthly debit card fee led to a 20 percent increase in closed accounts in the last three months of 2011 and a public relations headache, which other companies may be keen to avoid.

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Shell retiring as New Hanover Co. Manager
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 12:53pm.

Bruce Shell is retiring from his job as New Hanover County Manager. Shell made the announcement Monday afternoon during a New Hanover County Commission meeting. His last day will be June 30.

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County adopts plan to replenish Carolina Beach sand
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 12:27pm.

New Hanover County Commissioners put a new plan into place to make sure the sand on Carolina Beach will be replenished after a project cooperation agreement with the government runs out.

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ONLY ON 3: Former Penn St. football player remembers JoePa
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 8:26pm.

video Seventy-four days after being fired by Penn State legendary college football coach Joe Paterno died at the age of 85. One Wilmington man played for Paterno during the 1960s and had an emotional reaction to today's news.

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