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Archive - Jun 14, 2011

New sunscreen regulations aim to block out confusion

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video Your bottle of sunscreen will soon look different. That's because the Food and Drug Administration introduced new guidelines today. The new rules will tell consumers just how well products protect against cancer-causing ultraviolet rays. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Town Council votes to reverse 'road diet' plan

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video The Carolina Beach Town Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night in favor of reversing Lake Park Boulevard back to four lanes. With so many complaints and overwhelming opposition to the “road diet,” many are saying its about time that the road goes back to the way it was. Full story...
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House to vote on possible override of Perdue's veto of state budget bill

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The North Carolina House plans to vote after midnight on whether to override Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of the state government budget bill. Full story...
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Some NC libraries to receive funding for collections, technology upgrades

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Over 120 libraries across the state will receive funding for collections and technology upgrades Full story...
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Crops in Pender County suffering because of drought conditions

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With the severe drought in southeastern North Carolina, farmers are getting hit pretty hard. Above normal temperatures and rainfall deficits in the area mean bad news for local crops. According to NCDrought.org, 17 coastal counties are currently experiencing a severe drought. Full story...
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Four people escape with minor injuries in single-engine plane crash

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Four travelers escaped with minor injuries on Tuesday morning when their single-engine plane crashed in Cumberland County. Full story...
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Contractors rush to meet July 4 opening deadline of Verterans Park

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Contractors are working weekends and long days to meet a July 4 deadline for opening NC Veterans Park. Full story...
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Hammerheads win first round Open Cup match

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video The Wilmington Hammerheads will be advancing to the second round of the Open Cup. The Hammerheads shutout Central Florida in round one on Tuesday night in Wilmington. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: Cape Fear Volunteer Center

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video We often hear from viewers who say we should do more positive news than the typical gloom and doom that fills newscasts and papers. While we do often cover positive stories, we're going to try to more consistently focus on some of the good things going on in our community and the people and groups doing them. WWAY's Asha Davé shows us how the world can be changed if you JUST ADD HOPE. Full story...
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Waltrip, Yarborough make NASCAR Hall of Fame

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The wait is over for Cale Yarborough and Darrell Waltrip. On the third try, the championship-winning drivers are headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Full story...
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