Archive - Jan 18, 2011
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ONLY ON 3: In wake of Giffords shooting former Wilmington Police sergeant speaks about road to recovery
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 10:33pm.

video All of America got to see Diane Sawyer's exclusive interview with the husband of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Tuesday night. The two talked about what's in store for the future. It's going to be a long road to recovery for Giffords and it's a road a former Wilmington Police sergeant knows all too well.

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Tom Eanes named head football coach at Ashley High School
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 9:46pm.

video Tom Eanes is changing jobs, but he won't be moving. The Wilmington resident is leaving Pender High School in order to be the new head football coach at Ashley High School.

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New Hanover commissioners spending money to talk money
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 5:17pm.

video Economic issues are something New Hanover County commissioners have struggled a lot with lately. So why are they spending more than $35,000 to hire a professional facilitator to run a planning session to talk about their money problems?

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New Hanover raises fines for leash law violations
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 5:00pm.

Letting your dog run free could cost you more money in New Hanover County. Commissioners today approved increasing fines for violating the county's leash laws.

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ONLY ON 3: Mother says school not doing enough about son's bully
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 5:00pm.

video Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you. One New Hanover County mother says this is not the case for her son. She says her son is the victim of bullying, and she is afraid the problems will escalate quickly.

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Thompson wants more county power over uninsured cars
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 4:57pm.

Drivers who don't have car insurance may have their car impounded if a New Hanover County Commissioner has his way.

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McComas among House committee leaders
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 4:23pm.

Incoming House Speaker Rep. Thom Tillis announced several committee leadership assignments today, including one for New Hanover County's Danny McComas.

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NC panel completes SBI work, full Legislature next
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 4:21pm.

A legislative panel examining North Carolina's crime lab has recommended changes to promote confidence and integrity in the lab's work.

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Zahra's stepmother faces bigamy charge
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 4:14pm.

The stepmother of a disabled North Carolina girl who died under mysterious circumstances has been indicted on a charge of bigamy.

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Chinese delegation visits NC for investment pitch
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 3:14pm.

China's president is making a state visit to the United States and Chinese business and government leaders are making a side visit to North Carolina as both countries aim to increase trade.

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