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Archive - Nov 10, 2011

D.J. Mason signs with Campbell Camels

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West Bladen senior basketball standout D.J. Mason signed with the Campbell Camels on Thursday. Topsail High School had two softball players sign national letter of intents as well. Full story...
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UNC system students could see big tuition increase

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The UNC Board of Governors is concerned years of budget cuts now threaten the mission of the state's public university system to provide students an affordable high-quality education. Full story...
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CFCC honored for helping student veterans

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video A timely honor for Cape Fear Community College. As we approach Veterans Day, "G.I. Jobs" magazine recently named CFCC a "military-friendly school." It's a title only about 20 percent of colleges and universities receive. Full story...
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What veterans and active duty military personnel can get for free Friday

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Restaurants and retailers are offering veterans and active duty military personnel the following freebies this Friday: Full story...
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Eight busted in Bladen Co. on drug charges after nearly year-long investigation

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Since December of 2010, the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Narcotic Unit along with the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement, have been conducting an undercover operation at the residence of Carrie Maxine Smith. Agents during the investigation bought alcohol, crack cocaine, powder cocaine and marijuana from the residence. Full story...
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'One Tree Hill' down to final five shooting days

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Another milestone counting down to the end of an era here in Hollywood East. Today marked the start of the last five days of shooting for "One Tree Hill," according to the show's co-producer. Full story...
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Author Nicholas Sparks to hold book signing at Cherry Point

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Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks will be at the Cherry Point Station Theater in support of the Toys for Tots Program and to sign copies of his latest book "The Best of Me," Nov. 12. Full story...
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Perdue releases new NC college credit program

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Gov. Bev Perdue and state education officials say consolidating and refining several college credit programs for North Carolina's high school students will make young people more prepared than ever to get a job and get trained and cost them less money. Full story...
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Traditional Thanksgiving dinner cost up 13 percent

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The American Farm Bureau Federation reported Thursday that a meal with turkey and all the trimmings will cost about 13 percent more this holiday. Full story...
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Hearing on 'Fatal Vision' case evidence postponed

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A hearing for the former Army surgeon convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters at Fort Bragg more than 40 years ago has been postponed until next year. Full story...
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Deputies search for Bojangles robber

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Investigators say around 10 p.m. a white man wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt. black shirt with white skulls and black pants with black face paint entered the Bojangles at 7155 Market Street. Full story...
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Penn State fires Paterno, Spanier; students react

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videoFor the first time in almost a half-century, someone other than Joe Paterno is calling the shots at Penn State. The winningest coach in major college football history was fired Wednesday night, sending angry students into the streets where they shouted support for Paterno and tipped over a news van. Full story...
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Animal building ID'd as source of State Fair E. coli cases

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Health and agriculture officials say a building that houses sheep, goats and pigs at the North Carolina State Fair is the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that sickened 27 people. Full story...
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LaNasa calls out GOP leaders, quits party after election loss

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A day after losing to incumbent Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo, Justin LaNasa is calling out another political leader. In an e-mail this afternoon thanking supporters for their help on his campaign, LaNasa said he will leave "the Republican Party due to its lack of leadership, efforts and knowledge." LaNasa encouraged his supporters to follow his lead. Full story...
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Laney advances in soccer playoffs, East Duplin knocks off Topsail

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video Laney's dream season in high school soccer will continue after a playoff victory on Wednesday. The season came to a crashing end for Topsail on Wednesday. Full story...
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