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Archive - May 2011

Hot enough for you? City pools open this weekend

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If you're trying to beat the summer heat this weekend, the City of Wilmington has you covered. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington Foundation plaque honors historic federal building

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The Historic Wilmington Foundation honored a piece of Port City history today. The group presented its James and Rosalie Carr Memorial Plaque to the historic US Customs House, which is better known as the Alton A. Lennon Fderal Building downtown. Full story...
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Habitat helps another family reach home dream

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Habitat for Humanity has built more than 400,000 houses around the world and more than 100 of those houses were right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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AP Interview: NAACP wants NC threat investigation

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The NAACP's national president is asking investigators to find the person responsible for a death threat he says was made against the leader of the organization's North Carolina chapter. Full story...
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Ex-NC State guard Harrow picks Kentucky

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Former North Carolina State point guard Ryan Harrow says he's transferring to Kentucky. Harrow announced his decision on Twitter, saying "I am a Kentucky Wildcat!" Full story...
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Zahra's stepmom held on drug charges

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A North Carolina woman accused in the death of her 10-year-old disabled stepdaughter has made her first appearance in federal court on charges of trafficking prescription medications. Full story...
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Magistrate who released rape suspect put on leave

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A Charlotte magistrate who allowed a rape suspect to go free has been placed on leave while police search for the man, who they say is extremely dangerous. Full story...
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Graham teen collapses, dies following gym class

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A 14-year-old boy has died after collapsing in the Graham Middle School gym while playing basketball. Full story...
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Winston-Salem man dies in shootout with police

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A Winston-Salem man has died after a shootout climaxed a nearly two-hour standoff with police. Full story...
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WPD arrest man for shooting at nightclub

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videoWilmington Police have arrested a man for a shooting at a nightclub early this morning. Walter Rogers Harvin, 32, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, after a shooting at The Edge at 1219 S. 5th Street. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Suspect wanted in Brunswick Co. shooting arrested

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A man wanted for allegedly shooting his mother and another man is in jail. Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies arrested James Ivan Lewis yesterday. Full story...
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Two Guys owner responds to RBC lawsuit, news reports

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After reports of an ongoing lawsuit by RBC Bank against the owner of a Two Guys Grille in Wilmington, the restaurant owner responds. Full story...
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Twin-engine plane crashes in Western N.C.

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Authorities say a twin-engine plane en route from Georgia to Kentucky has crashed in a mountainous western area of North Carolina, killing people aboard. Full story...
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It's down to the wire in the high school baseball & softball playoffs

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Between the high school baseball state playoffs, the high school softball state playoffs and the CAA baseball tournament there's going to be a lot of tournament action around our region the next few days. Click full story for a schedule of playoff games and times. Full story...
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CAA baseball tourney preview: UNCW plays ODU on Thursday; Pope earns first team All-CAA

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video The UNC Wilmington Seahawks haven't won the CAA baseball tournament since 2006. Will the Seahawks be able to win the tournament this week? If they do they'll earn an automatic bid to next month's NCAA tournament. Full story...
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