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Triathletes race from the beach to the Battleship
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 10/29/2011 - 12:16pm.

Around 2,000 participants jumped in the water Saturday morning. Those competing in the full iron distance swam 2.4 miles, biked 112 miles and ran 26.2 miles, a total of 140.6 miles across New Hanover County.

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All aboard the model train extravaganza
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 10/29/2011 - 11:49am.

Organizers geared this year's event more toward kids in an effort to keep the love for model trains alive for future generations.

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Would-be robber in hospital after clerk turns tables
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 10/28/2011 - 10:59pm.

video A robbery attempt last night went very bad for the robber. The hold-up at 13th and Dawson Streets did not have the outcome the would-be thief had planned. When a young man entered the Dawson Street Minimart he had robbery on his mind, but the clerk turned the tables. Today it had the neighborhood talking.

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Phone service issues at Northwest Town Hall
Submitted by wway news on Fri, 10/28/2011 - 9:15pm.

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Program urges smokers switch to smokeless tobacco
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/28/2011 - 2:27pm.

A Kentucky cancer center is offering some unconventional advice to get smokers to kick the habit: Switch to smoke-free tobacco.

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"And the Winner is..." BEST HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/28/2011 - 2:11pm.

video This week's "And the Winner is..." contest comes with a good beat and a nice melody. We want to know which high school in our area has the BEST MARCHING BAND. Which school has the best mix on instruments and maybe even a flag line or dance team? Here's how the votes are marching in (10 am Thurs.):
North Brunswick Marching Scorpions - 31%
South Brunswick Marching Cougars - 25%
New Hanover High School Marching Wildcats - 25%

VOTE NOW!

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Barfield named to national committee
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 10/28/2011 - 1:04pm.

New Hanover County Commission Chair Jonathan Barfield has been reappointed to the National Association of Counties Transportation Steering Committee. It's another honor for Barfield, who recently became the only county commissioner in the state to reach the mentor level in the Local Elected Leaders Academy.

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'Teen Mom' and son taken to hospital after parking lot wreck
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/28/2011 - 1:01pm.

"Teen Mom" star Jenelle Evans was rushed to a hospital yesterday after the MTV reality star crashed her SUV into a light pole. According to reports, her two-year-old son was also in the car.

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