Archive - Mar 31, 2008
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Wilmington detectives have lead in year-old murder case
Submitted by on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 9:14pm.

It's been one year since Ronald Conyers Jr. was found dead in an alley near downtown Wilmington. His murder remains unsolved, but investigators say they are getting closer. That's news his mother Samantha Buchanon has been waiting for.

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Wilmington City Council members discuss tight budget
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 5:04pm.

It has been a long day for Wilmington City Council members. Much of an all-day session was devoted to the city's tight budget, due in part to the $7 million shortfall caused by an error in the county tax office.

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Wave Transit kicks off new routes, schedules with free fare day
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 4:45pm.

With gas prices on the rise, it's always a good thing to be able to get around town for free.

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Fifth person arrested in Marshall murder, all teenagers
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 4:42pm.

videoA fifth person has been arrested in connection with the murder of 23-year-old Robert Marshall Jr.

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Defendant in death of UNC student in court on probation violation
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 3:46pm.

Prosecutors have begun the process of revoking the probation of one of the two men charged with murder in the slaying of University of North Carolina student body president Eve Carson.

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Perdue says she wants another televised debate with Moore
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 1:10pm.

Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue says she wants another chance to debate State Treasurer Richard Moore in the final weeks before their Democratic primary for governor.

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Wilmington synagogue honors Holocaust survivors
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 10:13am.

It's been more than half a century since millions of Jews were slaughtered in the Holocaust. Sunday a Wilmington synagogue honored two survivors who live in our area.

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NC unemployment hits 5 percent
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 9:42am.

North Carolina's unemployment rate is up to five percent for the first time in more than two years.

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