Archive - Feb 1, 2011
Legion Stadium will get new turf and become the home stadium for the Hammerheads
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Tue, 02/01/2011 - 11:52pm.

Wilmington City Council made some big decisions in the world of New Hanover County sports on Tuesday.

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High School Hoops: February 1
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 02/01/2011 - 11:46pm.

There's less than two weeks remaining in the regular season for high school basketball. Want to know results from Tuesday night?

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McIntyre pushing balanced budget amendment
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 02/01/2011 - 5:47pm.

Rep. Mike McIntyre says cutting federal spending is the main focus of the new session of Congress.

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UPDATED: Woman shot several times in home
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 02/01/2011 - 5:43pm.

A woman is recovering at an area hospital after someone shot her in her own home. The shooting happened at the Cypress Grove Apartments.

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Dems pick Charlotte for 2012 convention
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/01/2011 - 5:35pm.

video A Democratic official says the party will hold its 2012 presidential convention in Charlotte.

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ONLY ON 3: Safety group says red light cameras save lives
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 02/01/2011 - 4:56pm.

video The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the controversial cameras saved 159 lives in 14 cities from 2004 to 2008. The IIHS goes on to say that if the cameras had been installed in all US cities with populations over 200,000, they could have prevented 815 deaths.

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NC Republicans starting work on tort reforms
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/01/2011 - 2:08pm.

Republican lawmakers now in the majority at the North Carolina General Assembly say the changes they want in medical malpractice and lawsuit reforms would help bring down costs of operating a business.

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December Unemployment down slightly in Wilmington metro
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 02/01/2011 - 1:19pm.

Unemployment rates decreased in 66 of North Carolina’s 100 counties in December, according to statistics released today by the state’s Employment Security Commission. The rate increased in 27 counties and remained the same in seven.

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