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Archive - Jul 2008

Fort Bragg environmental award is an Army first

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Fort Bragg officials have received the first Army award for environmental sustainability at a post where vast acreage is used for combat training. Full story...
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NC official promoting opposition to Navy field

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A North Carolina county manager is urging citizens to increase the opposition to a proposed Navy landing field. Full story...
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Cage Fighting - Survival of the Fittest

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videoAfter a 14 year absence cage fighting returned to Wilmington Saturday night. John Rendleman says it's a fast growing sport nationwide and it has a following in the Port City evidenced by the standing room only crowd. Full story...
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Cape Fear Skies Program

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The Cape Fear Museum is adding a new theme to its 'Cape Fear Skies Program.' The museum uses its Star Lab Portable Planetarium for teaching about the night sky every third Sunday of the month. Full story...
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Dance o'rama

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It was a dance party of sorts in Wilmington this afternoon. Full story...
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Painting to Heal

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videoPainting can be a fun and creative way to spend your time but did you know it can also help you heal? One local woman says it has helped her overcome a debilitating illness. Full story...
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Adolescent physical activity declines

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videoOnce upon a time, "play time" for kids meant going outside. But now, with computers, video games and cable tv, that's not necessarily the case anymore. Full story...
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Area dries out after Cristobal skirts coast

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A tropical storm warning for most of our area has been lifted as Tropical Storm Cristobal continues to move up the coast. Full story...
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Obama campaign opens Wilmington headquarters

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The Obama campaign opened its Wilmington headquarters today at the corner of South 39th Street and Park Avenue. Full story...
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Time to prep for hurricane season

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Some Wilmington residents are helping make sure you are prepared for hurricane season. Full story...
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Re-creating relics

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Wilmington resident reproduces ancient images from the Eastern Orthodox Church. Full story...
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Foster Care Crisis

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New Hanover County has more than 300 hundred kids in foster care with only about 100 foster parents. The numbers are equally daunting across our region. Some say there's a stigma that children in foster care are troubled kids. I spoke with a Columbus County mother who adopted 3 foster children. she wants that negative perception to stop. Full story...
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Follow-up on LA Weightloss closing without warning

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Last night we told you about a local weight loss franchise that closed without warning. Turns out it is not the only branch in the region to abruptly shut down. A branch in Jacksonville also closed this past week. Full story...
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Buying in bulk to save money

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Between the price of gas, and groceries, stocking up the fridge or getting to and from work is beginning to cost a pretty penny. Full story...
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Importance of internships in finding jobs

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videoA lot of reports out lately have highlighted just how tough it can be to find a job. This is proving especially true among recent graduates. Full story...
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