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Archive - Nov 4, 2009

Brunswick County voters ready for new faces

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videoJudging by the results at the polls, Brunswick County voters were ready for some new faces. Three incumbent mayors were edged out by new political challengers. The mayor-elects won by a good number of votes. Full story...
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Second chance for some of those with misdemeanors in Pender County

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videoProsecutors in Pender County took an unprecedented step Wednesday to clear their caseload. It was Immunity Day at the Pender County Courthouse. People facing misdemeanor charges who missed their court date got kind of a "second chance". Full story...
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Two new members join City Council, focus stays on city's future

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videoRonald Sparks, Earl Sheridan, Kristi Tomey, Jim Quinn, and Margaret Haynes have two more meetings as the Wilmington City Council. Kevin O'Grady and Charlie Rivenbark will replace Quinn and Haynes come January. Full story...
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Pender County suspect turns self in after seeing sketch of himself

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A man turned himself in to Pender County law enforcement Tuesday after seeing a sketch of his face. A witness described a man he saw breaking into a home in Hampstead to a sketch artist. Full story...
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Two from WWAY family win award from NC Animal Rabies Control Association

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Congratulations are in order for two members of the WWAY family. Marcy Cuevas and John Rendleman have received a media of the year award. The award is from the North Carolina Animal Rabies Control Association. Full story...
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Cape Fear Museum, conservation expert look to save a piece of Wilmington's history

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The Cape Fear Museum turned to an expert Wednesday to save a piece of Wilmington's past. Conservation expert Todd Jorgensen, who has worked on exhibits at the Smithsonian, is in the Port City... Full story...
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NC congressman too rushed to find airport parking

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A North Carolina congressman dashing to catch a plane dumped his SUV at the end of a row of properly parked cars at Charlotte's airport. Full story...
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NC hospital segregates flu victims in outdoor tent

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A major North Carolina hospital is pitching tents to battle the spread of swine flu. The Greensboro News & Record reported Wednesday that two tents in the Moses Cone Hospital parking lot are the first stop for patients seeking treatment for flu symptoms. Full story...
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Judge dismisses case against NC city over shooting

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A federal judge has dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by the family of a man killed by a North Carolina police officer during a traffic stop. Full story...
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2 men injured when small plane crashes in NC

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Authorities say two men are recuperating in the hospital after their small, fixed-wing airplane crashed into a corn field North Carolina. Full story...
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Magazine ranks NC business climate No. 1

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Site Selection magazine has ranked North Carolina No. 1 in the country for its business climate. Full story...
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Football star Herschel Walker to speak to Marines

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Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker will visit North Carolina-based Marines to promote a treatment program for mental health and chemical dependency. Full story...
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Voters in Greensboro elect new mayor

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Voters in Greensboro have elected a political newcomer who pushed for more oversight over city finances. Full story...
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Concerned parents attend NHC School Board meeting

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The New Hanover County School Board met Tuesday night in a regular monthly session, but it was anything but a regular audience. An overflow crowd showed up just in case the school board decided to make a decision on middle school redistricting. Full story...
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Oak Island has a new mayor, Wallace beats Vereen

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videoIn Oak Island there will be a new mayor. Betty Wallace handily beating incumbent Johnie Vereen Tuesday night. WWAY’s Steve Rondinaro spoke with the new mayor-elect. Full story...
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