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Eyesore sits after city contractor's permit expires
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 4:29pm.

Work to tear down the old Almont Shipping Warehouse in Wilmington has ground to a halt.

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Bottoms up! New Hanover booze sales fifth highest in state
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 4:18pm.

video Sales of some things are down in this economy. Alcohol is not one of them. A new report from the NC Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission reveals a rise in alcohol sales across the state.

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PPD CEO resigns after three months on job; Walks away with $3 million golden parachute
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 3:29pm.

Raymond Hill resigned effective yesterday. He came to the wilmington-based pharmaceutical research firm in september.

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Battleship bow repairs finished
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 3:23pm.

Taylor Brothers Marine Construction finished the project within the contract time frame and under budget. The company replaced steel plates at the "wind-water" line on the starboard bow.

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Family says baby buried in yard after miscarriage
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 2:59pm.

video A strange start to the day for Wilmington Police. They began looking into a suspicious death of a child at a Wilmington home they quickly said was not suspicious. After a having a miscarriage, relatives says the mother buried the child in the front yard.

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NTSB recommends ban on driver cell phone use
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 1:38pm.

Federal accident investigators recommended states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.

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Hurricane predictors admit they can’t predict hurricanes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 12:17pm.

December forecasts are too unreliable, experts say.

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Sandusky attorney: 'This is a fight to the death'
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 11:11am.

Jerry Sandusky's lawyer says he will not negotiate a plea deal in his client's child sex-abuse case.

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