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Berger won't resign; blames other commissioners for distractions
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 10:59pm.

video A day after his fellow commissioners called for his resignation, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger held a news conference of his own this evening. Despite what his colleagues want, a defiant Berger said he would not resign and blamed the other commissioners for the distractions caused by his personal life becoming public.

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Berger served with protective order from ex-girlfriend, due in court next week
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 10:58pm.

New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies served New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger with a protective order a short time after his Thursday evening news conference. A Sheriff's Office spokesman says the 10-day protective order was filed by Berger's ex-girlfriend Heather Blaylock.

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Belville censures town Mayor
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 10:48pm.

video The Belville Board of Commissioners called a special meeting tonight to censure the town's Mayor.

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Week # 4 - high school football preview on WWAY
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 10:35pm.

video Week number four of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Jesse Jones takes a look at some of the matchups for September 9.

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US citizen linked to Al Qaeda terror plot on 9/11 anniversary
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 8:53pm.

US authorities are scrambling to sort through information that the CIA developed in the past 24 hours indicating that at least three individuals entered the US in August by air with the intent to launch a vehicle-borne attack against Washington, DC, or New York around the anniversary of 9/11, according to intelligence officials.

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What do YOU think Commissioner Berger should do?
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 5:31pm.

New Hanover County Commissioners demanded fellow Commissioner Brian Berger resign Wednesday after a week of drama. Many of his Tea Party supporters, the StarNews and this television station have also recommended he step aside, but he's refused. What do YOU think Commissioner Berger should do? Let him know by calling or texting him at (910) 431-3115. Or e-mail him at bberger@nhcgov.com.

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ONLY ON 3: Can voters recall Brian Berger?
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 5:13pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has had a chaotic and controversial couple of weeks. It all came to a head yesterday when the other county commissioners asked for his resignation. Wednesday night Berger released a statement saying he looks forward to continuing his service as a county commissioner. That has many thinking could or will there be a recall vote?

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Former UNCW AD Mehrtens lands new job
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 3:39pm.

Former UNCW Athletics Director Kelly Mehrtens has a new job. She has joined the staff at the University of Maryland as deputy athletics director for internal operations.

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