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Archive - May 3, 2011

UNCW Baseball wins, mixed results for Hoggard Lacrosse teams

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video While the UNCW baseball team is looking ahead to postseason play, high school lacrosse playoff action is underway. The Hoggard boys and girls teams were both in action on Tuesday, but only one advanced. Full story...
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House agrees on Republican penned budget

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The House has tentatively agreed to a $19 billion plus budget bill for next year, penned by Republicans, that would let expire a pair of temporary tax increases and received some Democratic support. Full story...
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Lenoir-Rhyne's Goldsmith retires after 45 years

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Fred Goldsmith announced his retirement Tuesday. He had been coaching at Lenoir-Rhyne for four years, going 17-27 and leading the Division II Bears to a 7-4 record in 2010. Full story...
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Commission approves giant wind farm in eastern NC

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A state panel has approved a 300-megawatt wind farm in eastern North Carolina, but the project still needs numerous other permits before turbines can start producing green energy. Full story...
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Pender shelter looking to foster dogs during renovations

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The Pender County Animal Shelter needs your help. The shelter is undergoing renovations, which will displace 30 dogs currently in kennels. Shelter workers say if the dogs are not adopted or fostered by Thursday, they will be put down. Full story...
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City, county working on working together

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video Like a marriage, for better or worse, the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County are joined for life. Today, leaders from both sides met to discuss their ideas and opinions. Full story...
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County budget cuts could clip CFCC

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One thing County Commission Chair Jonathan Barfield said will be cut is money to Cape Fear Community College. Barfield says CFCC asked the county for $1.4 million, but the county has allocated only $300,000. Full story...
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US holds photos of slain bin Laden, weighs release

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Osama bin Laden was unarmed when he was confronted by US commandos at his Pakistani hideout, the White House said Tuesday as new details emerged about the audacious raid that killed the world's most wanted terrorist. The White House said it was considering whether to release photos of bin Laden after he was killed but that the photos were "gruesome" and could be inflammatory. Full story...
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Feds take action against bogus cures for HIV

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Federal health officials are cracking down on bogus pills and supplements that claim to cure sexually transmitted diseases like HIV, herpes and genital warts. Full story...
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New Hanover commissioners to talk pollution with EPA

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County Commission Chair Jonathan Barfield and Commissioner Rick Catlin are on their way to Washington, DC, to talk to the EPA about the region's air quality. Full story...
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