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FIRST ON 3: McIntyre writes Mayor Bloomberg asking a prayer be added to 9/11 ceremony
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 3:33pm.

U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre, Co-Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, and his congressional colleagues in the caucus, have written the Mayor of New York City, encouraging him to include prayer in the ceremony commemorating the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

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ONLY ON 3: Sanford Lowe's back open after tornado demolished it
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 3:19pm.

video April 16 is a day that many of us will unlikely forget any time soon. That's the day that a series of tornadoes tore through the Carolinas. Perhaps the lasting image for most people, though, is of a Lowe's Home Improvement store in Lee County, which was reduced to rubble. Today, the store reopened.

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Prison program gives inmates, dogs "New Leash on Life"
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 3:09pm.

video You've heard of a new lease on life, but how about a "New Leash on Life?" The Pender Correctional Institution celebrated three years of inmates training dogs to be partnered with families. But the nine-week experience impacts more than just the dogs whose lives are saved.

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OP-ED: Sen. Burr reflects on 9/11 anniversary
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 2:27pm.

Sen. Richard Burr was a member of the US House of Representatives on Sept. 11, 2001. He visited Ground Zero in the days after the attacks as a member of House Select Committee on Intelligence. Ten years later, he reflects on that day and what it still means to America.

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Contractors help Wilmington with Irene clean-up
Submitted by IE on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 2:23pm.

Because of the large volume of debris, the city has decided to activate its storm debris pick-up contract. That means crews from a Florida-based company giving an extra hand to city workers to help clean up wilmington for the next couple weeks.

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Fake Marine gets 16 months in prison
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 2:16pm.

An Onslow County man has been sentenced to 16 months in prison after he was convicted earlier this year of portraying himself as a U.S. Marine who served in Vietnam.

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Wilmington council candidate says Berger must resign
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 1:00pm.

In a news release emailed Thursday, Napier Fuller says, "We cannot have three more years of such disruption; Berger must resign."

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John Edwards campaign finance trial delayed
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 12:55pm.

A federal judge has delayed ex-Sen. John Edwards's criminal trial on campaign finance charges until January.

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