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Archive - Nov 8, 2011

Two new faces elected to Wilmington City Council; Sparks left out

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video After all the votes were counted Tuesday night two new faces came out as winners for Wilmington City Council. Businessman Neil Anderson and retiree Margaret Haynes are the two non-incumbent candidates that will fill two of three open seats; incumbent Laura Padgett was re-elected. Full story...
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Castle Hayne voters say "no" to incorporation

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video One of the more interesting elections that happened in New Hanover County was in Castle Hayne. Residents went to the polls to decide whether they would become a town, and the answer was a bit one sided. Full story...
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Wilmington Mayor elected to third term

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video In the race for Wilmington Mayor, incumbent Bill Saffo reclaims the seat with 71% to Justin LaNasa's 29%. This is Mayor Saffo's third elected term as Mayor. Full story...
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Car drives into Jersey Mike's

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video Diners at a Wilmington restaurant got quite a surprise this afternoon when a car drove into the building. It happened at Jersey Mike's on South College Road near UNCW. Full story...
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Family mourns after man hit and killed riding skateboard

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video Monday night Mike Manzari, 21, left his house in Castle Hayne for the last time. State troopers say it was around 7 p.m. when a man driving northbound hit Manzari in the 4500 block of North College Road near the Midway Kwik Stop. Manzari died at the scene. Full story...
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Holmes open to 'Dawson's Creek' reunion

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As "One Tree Hill" prepares to sign off, could its predecessor make a comeback? For years rumors of a "Dawson's Creek" reunion have swirled, and one star says she's for it. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: UNCW students learn to train dogs, change lives

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video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of the positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do that, we're showcasing the Assistance Dog Training Program at UNC Wilmington, a unique opportunity for students to learn how to use service dogs to better their own career fields. The world can be changed if you just add hope. Full story...
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Tar Heel voters write in candidates on empty ballot

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video Polls are open, but the ballots are empty in one Bladen County town. None of Tar Heel's 117 residents filed to fill three town council spots and the mayor's office. Full story...
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O Christmas Tree! Wilmington's tannenbaum takes shape along riverfront

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It might not feel like the holidays, but downtown Wilmington is sure starting to look a lot like Christmas. Full story...
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Wilmington man scratches off $100k lottery prize

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A Wilmington man scratched his way to a $100,000 jackpot. Ehren Siefers likes to purchase lottery games that have lots of top prizes remaining, which recently led him to a $100,000 instant win. Full story...
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