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Injured pelicans washing up on NC beaches again
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 5:49pm.

Officials say pelicans with injuries similar to those seen last winter are washing up on Onslow Beach and have been reported on another beach along the southeastern North Carolina coast.

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Ex-Marine charged with wife's murder under $1M bond
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 5:35pm.

video A former Marine accused of killing his ex-wife is in jail under $1 million bond. New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested 48-year-old Keith Waters last night for the murder of his wife Kay at their home on Hanover Avenue in Castle Hayne.

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NC students headed for school year 5 days longer
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 5:27pm.

The academic year for North Carolina's public school students is set to get five days longer next year. Members of the state Board of Education said Wednesday a new state law taking away teacher training time and replacing it with five more classroom days should take effect with the new school year in August.

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Preacher Billy Graham admitted to NC hospital
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 5:25pm.

A spokesman for the Rev. Billy Graham says the famous evangelist has been taken to a hospital near his home in North Carolina for treatment of his lungs.

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Real estate agency's holiday bazaar benefits Teacher's Fund
Submitted by IE on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 4:48pm.

Intracoastal Realty was selling more than just houses today at its Lumina Station location. Vendors sold locally-made goods in the real estate agency's fourth annual Holiday Bazaar.

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PPD shareholders approve sale
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 2:20pm.

PPD shareholders have approved the Wilmington-based company's sale to The Carlyle Group and affiliates of Hellman & Friedman. The vote came at a special meeting of shareholders today.

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Annexation petitions well past mark needed at deadline
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 10:13am.

Yesterday was the deadline for Monkey Junction residents and property owners near Southport to return annexation denial petitions. It's unofficial right now, but both communities returned more than 75 percent of the petitions. Only 60 percent were needed to block annexation.

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Wilmington Railroad Museum gets in the Christmas spirit with special events
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 9:22am.

As we approach December, Christmas can be felt more and more in the Cape Fear. The Wilmington Railroad Museum has some special events this holiday season for the whole family.

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