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Archive - Jun 7, 2011

Post 10 gets bumped off the mound by a new Wilmington legion baseball team

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video Wilmington Post 10 is not the only Wilmington based American Legion baseball team in New Hanover County this year. There's a new team in town. In fact the new kid on the block is the new king of the hill, at least they were on Tuesday night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: District Attorney says no laws broken releasing Berger unemployment info

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To date, there is no evldence to conclude that any crime has been committed. If facts are developed in the future that laws were violated, my office remains open to ensuring that these violations are addressed in a court of law. Full story...
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Several local players are selected on day two of MLB Draft

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video A UNCW Seahawk, two future Seahawks, a Whiteville native, a New Hanover High School graduate, and an East Bladen Eagle highlight the list of area players selected on day two of the Major League Baseball draft. Full story...
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Wilmington's budget gets city council's preliminary approval

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video Wilmington City Council met tonight for a preliminary vote on the 2011-2012 budget and unanimously approved it. With the city facing a fourth year of budget shortfalls, council members say they are attempting to compensate as best they can. Full story...
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State legislature pushing through election-related bills

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The Republican-led Legislature is pushing through several election-related bills that would make it easier for third-party candidates to get on the ballot, make judicial races partisan again and eliminate straight-party voting. Full story...
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House backing pro-life license plates

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The North Carolina House is backing an effort to put an anti-abortion message on license plates and rejecting tags bearing an abortion rights phrase. Full story...
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DOES ANYONE REMEMBER THAT RESTAURANT IN WHITE LAKE?

Does anyone remember the name of a certain seafood restaurant in White Lake, NC? I'm not sure if the building is still there, but I remember eating there as a child.

Travis Pait named West Bladen basketball coach

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Ken Cross shook up Bladen County when he left the West Bladen Knights in order to coach the East Bladen Eagles. Today the Knights introduced the replacement for Ken Cross. It'll be Bladenboro native Travis Pait. Full story...
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Shoppers fed up with bad customer service

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video Americans are fed up with poor customer service, with 64 percent walking out of stores due to poor assistance and 67 percent hanging up on a call before their problems are even addressed, according to a new survey. Full story...
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Social media conference teaches lessons Weiner didn't learn

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video Social media experts are meeting at the Wilmington Convention Center this week trying to teach businesses the benefits of the new technology. But as the controversy surrounding Rep. Anthony Weiner shows, there are also many risks. Full story...
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Kindergartener gets surprise birthday gift: Dad home from Afghanistan

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video The men and women who serve our county sacrifice a lot. Some leave their families for long periods of time and miss important moments. Today, one little girl got an early birthday present all the way from Afghanistan. Full story...
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NC graduation could require Founding Fathers tests

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Republican legislators believe the survival of the American republic requires graduating North Carolina students to understand the principles which helped form the country. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Castle Hayne Incorporation Bill passes senate

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Castle Hayne is a step closer to becoming a town. The North Carolina Senate this afternoon approved a bill to let voters decide whether to incorporate. Full story...
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Pelosi formally requests Weiner ethics probe

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House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has formally requested a House ethics panel probe of New York Rep. Anthony Weiner. Full story...
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Tiger Woods skipping US Open

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Injuries to his left knee and Achilles' are bad enough that Woods decided Tuesday to skip the U.S. Open for the first time since 1994. The Masters is now the only major he has never missed as a pro. Full story...
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