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Archive - Mar 2007

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New Hanover Wildcats win state championship

The New Hanover High School boys basketball team rallied from a last minute deficit Saturday night to win a state championship for the first time in 39 years. Full story...

Sen. Dole visits Wrightsville Beach

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Sen. Elizabeth Dole was in Wrightsville Beach Friday night raising cash for the GOP. Sen. Dole didn't speak at the podium; she walked among the crowd, talking about her "Dole plan" as she campaigns for 2008. Full story...
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3 N.C.-based teams claim spots in NCAA tournament

Three North Carolina-based schools are headed to the NCAA tournament. North Carolina drew a Number One seed for a record 11th time and joined Duke and Davidson in the field of 65 teams. Full story...

No. 8 North Carolina 89, N.C. State 80

North Carolina's depth proved to be too much for North Carolina State's determination. The eighth-ranked Tar Heels beat their Tobacco Road rivals 89-to-80 for their first Atlantic Coast Conference title since 1998. Full story...

No. 8 North Carolina 73, Florida St. 58

Wayne Ellington scored 18 points and Ty Lawson had 14 to lead eighth-ranked North Carolina to a 73-58 victory over Florida State in the ACC quarterfinals. Full story...

Hurricanes resume play after four days off

The Carolina Hurricanes had four days off to regroup for their final push toward the playoff. Tonight, they'll see if the time off helped. Full story...

Lower seeds advance to ACC tournament second round

It's the march of the lower seeds in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Full story...

Businesses, schools closed after water main breaks

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Dozens of businesses closed, classes in four schools canceled and hundreds of residents without water. That was the scene in Pender County Thursday after a water main break in Rocky Point. Full story...
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Suns 115 Bobcats 106, overtime

Leandro Barbosa scored a career-high 32 points while leading the Phoenix Suns' three-point barrage in a 115-to-106 overtime win against Charlotte. Full story...

ACC Tournament opens in Tampa

The Atlantic Coast Conference is wading into the heart of Southeastern Conference country to stage its signature event. Full story...

Former UNC Wilmington coach leads Wright State to NCAA tourney

DaShaun Wood was shocked when new Wright State coach Brad Brownell stood before his team for the first time and said the Raiders were going to the NCAA tournament. Full story...

Homeless vets looking for shelter

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A veteran of the Vietnam War found himself homeless a few years ago. He now lives in Southport. But out of his experience, he started a non-profit organization aimed at helping homeless vets find a place to live. Full story...
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North Carolina's Wright named ACC rookie of year

Brandan Wright made sure the Atlantic Coast Conference freshman of the year award wouldn't leave town. Full story...

Ex-Panther charged with assault

Karl Hankton, the Carolina Panthers special teams captain who was released last week, is jailed without bond after police charged him with misdemeanor assault on a female. Full story...

Daytona penalties stick

An appeals committee has upheld penalties levied against drivers Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne after NASCAR caught their teams cheating at the Daytona 500. Full story...