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Archive - Jun 2011

FIRST ON 3: Chance for "super-fog" tonight in Pender County

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Today's storms coupled with the smoke from the wildfires in Pender County will most likely combine to create a "super-fog" tonight according to forecasters. Super-fog is a combination of smoke and water vapor that produces zero visibility over roadways. Full story...
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NC beaches receive good marks in US Beach Report

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videoWith the 4th of July holiday quickly approaching, folks making their way to North Carolina beaches are making a good decision. The 2011 US Beach Report ranked the Tar Heel State's beaches seventh out of the 30 coastal and Great Lakes states. Full story...
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Check out Jim Cantore's promo he shot at Wrightsville Beach

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The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore was recently at Wrightsville Beach filming a promotional spot for the network. Well, it's done and posted on You Tube. Full story...
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Cooper: Crime rate in NC reaches 33-year low

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Crime in North Carolina has fallen to its lowest levels since the 1970s, with the murder rate lower than at any time since record-keeping began. Full story...
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Bill about Camp Lejeune water passes Senate panel

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A bill requiring the federal government to provide treatment for veterans and their family members who developed health problems from being exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune has passed a US Senate committee. Full story...
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US appeals court upholds Obama health care law

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A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Full story...
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Parachute design questioned in Fort Bragg death

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The Army is investigating the death of an 82nd Airborne paratrooper who died during weekend training in North Carolina while using a new style of parachute. Full story...
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Kudzu Jesus discovered in Lenoir County

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Many Christians believe Jesus can be found anywhere. In southern Lenoir County, he may be found on a utility pole. Full story...
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Man walking downtown shot in jaw

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According to the victim, the assailants began to run away toward Fourth Street, but then turned around and shot him in the jaw. Full story...
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Bank of America in $8.5B mortgage settlement

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Bank of America and its Countrywide unit will pay $8.5 billion to settle claims that the lenders sold poor-quality mortgage-backed securities that went sour when the housing market collapsed. Full story...
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Sanford man shoots himself while showing safety

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Lee County sheriff's deputies say a Sanford man shot and killed himself while showing friends the safety of his new gun. Full story...
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Statesville cab driver killed over cab fare

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Police say a cab driver has been shot to death in Statesville. Full story...
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Ban on plastic bags returns to Outer Banks

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Soon there won't be a question of paper or plastic on the Outer Banks. Full story...
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Real Salt Lake shuts out Hammerheads

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The Wilmington Hammerheads showed they belonged on the same field with an MLS team on Tuesday in the third round of the US Open Cup Soccer Tournament. Two late goals in the first half for Real Salt Lake proved to be the difference in the game as Real Salt Lake advances in the national championship for pro soccer. Full story...
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Post 10 sweeps doubleheader against Laney, sets up league title game Thursday

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video Wilmington Post 10 has a chance to win the regular season league title on Thursday thanks to a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday against the Wilmington Laney legion baseball team. Post 10 will host Morehead City on Thursday at Buck Hardee Field. Full story...
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