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Official count rejects Monkey Junction annexation
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 2:18pm.

As expected, property owners in Monkey Junction have said a resounding no to annexation by the City of Wilmington.

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Brunswick Co. teacher moves on in Teacher of the Year contest
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 2:08pm.

Melissa Warren teaches English at South Brunswick High School. She found out today she's been selected North Carolina Southeast Region Teacher of the Year.

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Fedora introduced as football coach at UNC
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 1:39pm.

Larry Fedora says he's excited to help North Carolina's football program move forward. Fedora was introduced as the Tar Heels' coach Friday, a few hours after the terms of his seven-year contract were approved by the school's board of trustees.

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Tree of Life honors DWI victims, law enforcement tonight at Battleship
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 11:54am.

video Drunk drivers continue to take innocent lives. That's why the Tree of Life and Candlelight Vigil is held annually. It's a moment to remember the victims and to pay tribute to law enforcement officers.

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Robert Downey Jr. praises 'Iron Man 3' script
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 11:44am.

Robert Downey Jr. believes the script for 'Iron Man 3' will make "a phenomenal theater-going experience."

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"And the Winner is..." BEST PLACE TO BUY A CHRISTMAS TREE
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 10:28am.

video A big part of Christmas tradition is finding that one-of-a-kind tree. In this week's "And the Winner is..." we want to know where you go for that fantastic fir or perfect pine? Whether it's real with a wonderful aroma or artificial and easy to assemble, we're looking for the BEST PLACE TO BUY A CHRISTMAS TREE in the Cape Fear.
Here are the leaders (5 pm Thurs.):
Santa's Tree Land (6720 Market Street) - 36%
Cape Fear Optimist (Kmart parking lot) - 32%
Plantation Nursery (Murrayville Road & NC 132) - 22%

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Overturned pick-up on bridge slows morning commute
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 8:51am.

Wondering why you or a coworker was late to work this morning? Blame an accident on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge.

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THE RANT: It's official: Leland is out of control
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 12/08/2011 - 11:59pm.

And I don't mean that in the "cool, funny, you're out of control, dude!" sense. I mean it in the classic "there is no one at the helm of this ship" way. That was blatantly apparent at last night's special closed session meeting.

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