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Archive - May 2011

Students get expert advice on starting garden

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Kids at a Wilmington elementary school got some expert help planting the seeds of learning. The staff from Airlie Gardens visited College Park Elementary today to help create a garden on campus. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WFD, CFCC to get pieces of World Trade Center

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Sources tell WWAY Wilmington firefighters will pick up two pieces of the World Trade Center June 6 in New York. The pieces will arrive back here in Wilmington two days later, where they will be unveiled at Independence Mall. Full story...
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Two dead, two crew injured in Union Co. train crash

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Two CSX train crew members have been killed and two others injured when a pair of freight trains collided in Union County. Full story...
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Appeals Court denies DA's request to overturn judge's order

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals has denied Jon David's request to overturn a judge's order temporarily. Full story...
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Poll: Over half of NC voters support “Abortion - Woman’s Right To Know Act”

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Fifty-six percent of North Carolina voters support proposed legislation requiring more information be provided to women before an abortion is performed, according to a new poll released by the Civitas Institute. Full story...
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USDA lowers pork's safe cooking temp

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The US Department of Agriculture is lowering its temperature recommendation for cooking pork to 145 degrees. That's a drop of 15 degrees and a change from the agency's longstanding guideline. Full story...
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Bertie County to hold ceremony for tornado victims

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The North Carolina county where more people were killed by tornadoes than anywhere else in the state will honor victims and survivors with a special ceremony. Full story...
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Redenbaugh calls New Hanover school board "bottom of political food chain" in award acceptance speech

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videoElizabeth Redenbaugh, a New Hanover County School Board member who stood up against what she perceived as racial segregation in school redistricting plans, receives the Profile in Courage Award today from Caroline Kennedy. Full story...
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Gold could become official state mineral through new bill

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North Carolina's rich gold history could be honored with legislation by the General Assembly. The Senate voted Monday night to make gold the official state mineral. Bill sponsor Sen. Harry Brown of Onslow County said the idea came from fourth-graders in his district. Full story...
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HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT TOO...

In May 2011, our son celebrated his first birthday. As I was watching him mash birthday cake all over his face, two thoughts occurred to me.

ONLY ON 3: Woman says mechanic owes her money, scamming others

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videoGive and take is the name of the game. Jennifer Pittman says she gave her truck and $300 to Tracy Carr back in November. Now, six months later, she says she's been taken advantage of. Full story...
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Senate GOP about to roll out NC government budget

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Senate Republicans plan to unveil a budget for North Carolina government Tuesday that spends slightly more overall than the House version did and would hire 1,400 additional teachers in early grades. Full story...
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UNCW grads turn frozen yogurt into hot business

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videoThree UNCW grads are proof a cool idea can mean hot business, even in a tough economy. Their serve-it-yourself yogurt shop has three locations in the Wilmington area with a fourth on the way. Full story...
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As summer nears, "Click it or Ticket" cracks down

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As the unofficial start of summer approaches, law enforcement across the state wants to make sure you're buckled up when you hit the road. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington Foundation releases list of most threatened places

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The Historic Wilmington Foundation's sixth annual announcement is part of its campaign to preserve the unique architectural heritage of the region and raise awareness on the threatened sites. Full story...
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