Archive - Jan 20, 2011
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UNCW women's basketball team vaults into first place tie in CAA
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 11:10pm.

How's that for respect? After Thursday's win over Delaware the UNC Wilmington women's basketball team is tied for first in the CAA in Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's first season as head coach of the Seahawks. Can you say coach of the year?

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ONLY ON 3: Downtown store owner gives shoppers free parking
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 11:07pm.

video A struggling economy can make it hard for small businesses to stay afloat, especially for beach areas that consider the winter months their off-season. The owners of two downtown clothing stores are providing easy access to their stores in hopes of boosting their sales.

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ABC worker charged with selling to minor
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 5:35pm.

A Wilmington ABC store employee is facing charges for selling alcohol to a minor.

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Six-year-old left on bus for hours in cold
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 5:18pm.

video When you send your child off to school on the bus, you expect them to wind up in class. But last week a child in Bladen County spent much of a cold school day on the bus.

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ONLY ON 3: Teen couple says stabbing was an accident
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 5:15pm.

video A Whiteville High School student-athlete got a painful lesson in love this week. The teenager's girlfriend stabbed him in the head after getting jealous of other girls, but the couple says it was all a big accident.

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Perdue opposes privatizing NC liquor operations
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 4:55pm.

video Gov. Bev Perdue opposes privatizing North Carolina's liquor store operations, saying the one-time increase in revenue it would generate wouldn't be worth changing the system.

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Greenpeace sails into town targeting coal use
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 4:36pm.

video The Port City sees many ships come and go, but one that arrived today hopes to leave a lasting impression.

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Charlotte firm set to buy Hooters
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 4:08pm.

A Charlotte private equity firm appears set to win a battle to buy the Hooters restaurant chain, known for its provocatively dressed waitresses, according to court documents.

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