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Archive - Sep 3, 2009

St. James sewage spill stinks up community

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videoA morning sewage leak caused road closures and hours of clean up in Brunswick County’s St. James community. Witnesses described it as more of a nine-foot stream of sewage that was spewed into the air. Full story...
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Laney student organizes food drive in honor of Ogden Santa

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The legacy of Wilmington homeless man lives on. Dane Hobbs passed away last week and now a local teen is starting a food drive in his honor. Full story...
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New moms get fit with Stroller Strides

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videoIt's not easy being a new mom. Having a newborn can leave you sleep deprived, socially isolated, and carrying a bit of extra baby weight you'd like to lose. That's why many moms in Wilmington turn to Stroller Strides. Full story...
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CFCC opens doors to new cosmetology facility

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Cape Fear Community College cosmetology students have a new salon to hone their skills. The brand new facility, at the school's north campus in Castle Hayne, is now open to the public. Full story...
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Cell phones and cigarettes banned in state correctional facilities

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videoPrisoners caught smuggling cell phones or cigarettes into state prison will face new penalties. A law signed last week that will make it a criminal offense to sell or give inmates wireless communications devices or tobacco products. Full story...
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New prosecutor in Soles case, SBI focusing on two investigations

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We now know who will be taking over as prosecutor in the RC Soles investigation, after Columbus County District Attorney Rex Gore stepped down Wednesday. Full story...
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Midwifery practice expands for one Wilmington group

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One Wilmington group is expanding its midwifery practice. The South East Area Health Education Center, or SEAHEC, announced Thursday that Susan Carney will join its team. Full story...
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Wilmington arts education center has DREAMS come true

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Dreams are coming true for an arts education center in Wilmington. The DREAMS Center just got a $400,000 grant for youth mentoring. The funding comes from the Office of Juvenile Justice as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Full story...
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Whats Happening: September 4-7

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videoIt is going to be a huge Labor Day weekend on Bald Head Island. And speaking of “labor day”, it is also a weekend to celebrate moms. Full story...
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Two NC special-ed schools fear 'dangerous' label

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Assaults at two North Carolina schools for special-education students have put them at risk of being labeled dangerous and monitored by state administrators this year. Full story...
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NC police seize fighting roosters, tools

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A North Carolina city's police have seized four roosters and items related to cockfighting for the second time in two weeks. Full story...
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NC woman accused in video says school bans her

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A North Carolina woman accused of appearing in a gross video at a Domino's Pizza kitchen earlier this year says she's been asked to leave college. Full story...
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NC school heads volunteer to help kids, schools

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Rival North Carolina education leaders whose roles were laid out by a judge this summer are appearing at different education events. Full story...
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Take a deep breath for this NC study on exercise

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The N.C. Research Campus wants 10 men who will help answer a question about exercise. The Salisbury Post reported that the men will live in a sophisticated testing chamber at the Kannapolis campus and earn $400. Full story...
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Health care reform takes to College and Oleander

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College and Oleander is one of the busiest intersections in Wilmington, and it regularly attracts people with a cause. Wednesday night it was the location of a health care reform. Full story...
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