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Archive - Feb 2011

ONLY ON 3: Safety group says red light cameras save lives

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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. Full story...
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NC Republicans starting work on tort reforms

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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. Full story...
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December Unemployment down slightly in Wilmington metro

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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. Full story...
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NC GOP gives mixed message on Dems' Charlotte plan

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The new North Carolina Republican Party chairman says he welcomes Democrats to Charlotte for their national convention next year. Full story...
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UNCW extends Chancellor Emeritus Leutze's term two more years

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"The University agrees to provide support for the Office of the Chancellor Emeritus (Office) to June 30, 2013; the provision of support to the Office shall be reviewed by the Board as they deem appropriate on or before June 30, 2013" Full story...
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Weather in Dallas not exactly "Super" as the big game comes to town ...

Palm trees, warm breezes, and sunshine come to mind when you think about "Super Bowl weather". Well, nobody told Mother Nature the game was in Dallas this year.

Chucky Brown Night at North Brunswick High School on Friday in Leland

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He's the pride of Navassa and North Brunswick High School. A large framed photo of the former NBA player even hangs in the North Brunswick gymnasium. It's going to Chucky Brown night this coming Friday. Full story...
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Saffo says 2010 was a good year despite a tight budget

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video Amidst a struggling economy and a tight budget, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo says he's happy with the state of the city. There's no doubt the city of Wilmington has had to do more with less, but Saffo says his team of city employees has helped make the Port City a great city. Full story...
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