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Archive - Aug 15, 2011

WWAY Full Court Press co-host Brett Blizzard signs contract with Italian pro team

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video Brett Blizzard is returning to the basketball court as a player after a year off from professional basketball. UNCW's all-time leading scorer signed a contract with a team in Italy on Sunday. Blizzard Athletics will remain open for player development under the direction of former pro Tre Whitted. Full story...
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Former Army official sentenced for bribes involving equipment for wounded soldiers

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A former Army acquisition official from Colorado has been sentenced to six years in prison for extorting money from companies looking to provide stretchers to military vehicles. Full story...
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New Hanover Commissioners raise rates, increase paid hours at parking deck

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It’s going to cost you more to park in a certain area of downtown Wilmington. Today, New Hanover County Commissioners approved increasing the paid parking hours at the county owned parking deck on second street to 2 a.m. Thursday through Saturday. Currently parking is free after 7 p.m. Full story...
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FROM A PACK OF NABS TO A FUNNEL ON THE GROUND

I was driving down I-40 this past weekend and took notice of the excessive traffic on the road. I saw no evidence of a wreck, and there was no holiday being celebrated.

New Hanover Co. signs petition against Monkey Junction annexation

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video Wilmington city leaders hope their annexation of Monkey Junction will survive a petition challenge from property owners. If so, they're not getting any help from the New Hanover County Commission. Full story...
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County approves Carolina Beach Inlet dredging money

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New Hanover County Commissioners approved money for Carolina Beach Inlet dredging this morning. The board voted to spend $168,000 to prevent the inlet from eventually filling in. Full story...
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N. 3rd Street work ramps up

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The North 3rd Street improvement project kicked off major construction this morning. Work crews did prep work last week. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Carlyle Group in exclusive talks to buy PPD

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Carlyle Group is in exclusive talks to buy Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc. (PPDI), a clinical research company, said five people with knowledge of the discussions. Full story...
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Diligence, WFD practice for fire onboard

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video If you noticed more activity than usual on the downtown Wilmington waterfront today, it was from a Coast Guard and Fire Department drill. It was one test that Douglas Goodwin, the new commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, thinks is very important. Full story...
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Columbus Co. man feeling lucky after lightning strike

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video What started as a typical Sunday afternoon with family quickly turned into some scary moments for a Columbus County man. That's because lightning struck nearby causing him to lose his sight and hearing temporarily. Full story...
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