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Archive - Apr 12, 2011

Wilmington brain surgery survivor "plays ball"

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video Wilmington 10-year-old Zion Kinlaw played his first baseball game of the season Tuesday night. Kinlaw is a brain surgery survivor. His story which reaches to Chapel Hill and back is simply remarkable. Full story...
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Community speaks out on Wilmington air quality

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video The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources held a public meeting Tuesday night to discuss air quality in the Cape Fear. Since federal air quality standards were changed last June, parts of the region do not meet the new requirements. Full story...
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Civitas Institute meeting held to educate citizens

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The Courtyard Marriott was the site for the Civitas Institute meeting Tuesday night. The purpose? To see what North Carolina voters think about the current direction of the state and federal government. Full story...
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Marino on Money: April 12, 2011

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video Planning for your retirement can be challenging. Our Ross Marino shows you some ways to help plan for your financial future in tonight's Marino on Money. Full story...
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Whiteville fight mom case delayed

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Aneshia Cartret was scheduled for court in Whiteville Tuesday morning but her case has now been moved to June 14. An attorney representing Cartret asked that the mom's case be continued for another date; the court granted the request. Full story...
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Start of Civil War excited some Wilmingtonians, saddened others

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video The attack on Fort Sumter, less than 200 miles down the coast, stirred up mixed emotions among the citizens of Wilmington on that historic day. Full story...
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Artist hangs inspiration in Brunswick County schools

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Nationally recognized local artist Ivey Hayes is sharing his talents and gifts with the children of Brunswick County. He donated one of his vibrant, uplifting paintings to each school in the county. Full story...
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Town manager's impersonation case continued

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The impersonation case of Chadbourn Town Manager Stevie Cox has been continued to June 6. Cox was scheduled for court Tuesday at the Columbus County Courthouse. Cox was not present but his attorney asked the court to continue the case to a later date. Full story...
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New Hanover willing to accept top bid for chopper

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The top bid in an online auction for the chopper was $425,000. The county had set the reserve at $438,000. Full story...
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UNCW trustees approve three finalists for chancellor

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Today, the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina Wilmington approved a list of three finalists to recommend to UNC President Thomas Ross for the post of UNCW chancellor. The slate of candidates had been recommended by the UNCW Chancellor Search Committee to the Board of Trustees for its approval. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington Chamber asking for Arts Council support; But only if government ponies up tax dollars too

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The Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce sent an email out today (copy below) encouraging business members to join them in pledging their support for a local arts council. But they'll only have to ante up if local government does too. Full story...
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UNCW Surf Team wins East Coast Championships; Headed to Nationals in June

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The nationally-ranked surf team took home the first place title for the third consecutive year at the 2011 National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) East Coast Championships held in New Smyrna Beach, FL. Full story...
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2011 season starts Saturday for Hammerheads

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video After a one year absence the Wilmington Hammerheads are back. They'll start the regular season at Legion Stadium on Saturday with a home game against the Rochester Rhinos. Full story...
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Senate agrees to posthumous pardon for NC governor

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The North Carolina Senate has agreed it wants to clear a former governor 140 years after the chamber removed him from his job when he called out the militia to quell an insurrection by the Ku Klux Klan. Full story...
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SATURDAY: Protect yourself from Identity Theft

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We want to help protect you from being a victim of Identity Theft. We're teaming up with Crescent State Bank and DTS Data Technology and are hosting a Spring Shred Day Saturday at the bank location at 1508 Military Cutoff Road from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Full story...
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