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Archive - Sep 1, 2011

UNCW loses lead and soccer game to Campbell

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video Everything was going UNCW's way on Thursday night in the Seahawks home opener until the Hawks lost the lead. The Seahawks are now 0-2 after just two games this year. Full story...
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Week # 3 - high school football preview

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video Week number three of the high school football season will back on its normal night after a different night last week. Jesse Jones takes a look at some of the premier matchups. Full story...
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Dare County allowing residents to return to Hatteras Island in stages

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Dare County officials say residents of Hatteras Island will be able to return to their homes in stages during Labor Day weekend. Full story...
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Berger reacts to controversy

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger made headlines this week as reports surfaced that he may have tried to commit suicide. Berger has since denied those claims and accused police of wrongdoing. Full story...
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Water Quality Swimming Alerts lifted

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Bacteria levels are back to normal at the public beach access at South Shore Drive and Kinston Avenue in Surf City. Same good news for Lighthouse Park in Caswell Beach. Full story...
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One dead, another in custody after overnight shooting in Rocky Point

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video It happened around 10:30 p.m. on Brighton Road in the Summit Ridge neighborhood. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says when deputies arrived at the home of Michael Grant the 34-year-old fired a gun at the deputies. Full story...
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Investigators release few details about 9-day-old mauled by dog

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video The Bladen County Sheriff's Office and the District Attorney's Office are still not releasing very much information about what happened. But this afternoon, we finally at least found out who the child was. Full story...
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CFCC students ready 9/11 monument for 10th anniversary

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video We are quickly approaching the 10th anniversary of September 11. As the anniversary draws near, some local students are remembering the lives lost by creating what their teacher calls a "truly inspired" monument. Full story...
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DOT figures out why bridge got stuck, working on repairs

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During testing operations overnight, NC Department of Transportation personnel determined that a brake motor malfunctioned causing a short circuit in the Cape Fear River Memorial Bridge's computer system. As a result, the bridge remained open in its upright position for over an hour yesterday. Full story...
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CDC: Doctors prescribing fewer antibiotics to kids

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Health officials say a push to get pediatricians to stop prescribing antibiotics for the wrong illnesses is paying off a bit. Full story...
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Judge upholds Conn. woman's $28M tobacco award

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A federal judge has upheld a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the case of a Connecticut smoker who developed larynx cancer. Full story...
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NC damage estimates from Irene near $150M

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Local governments coping with the after-effects of Hurricane Irene say their costs for removing debris and making repairs will be about $40 million, pushing the statewide damage estimate to nearly $150 million. Full story...
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Officers seize dozens of animals from Shelby home

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Dozens of cats and dogs seized from a Shelby home are being examined to decide which can be adopted and which will have to be euthanized. Full story...
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AAA: NC, SC holiday travel to rise despite Irene

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More people in North Carolina and South Carolina are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend compared to last year despite the impacts of Hurricane Irene on the coast. Full story...
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Irene power outages in NC drop below 34,000

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The power continues to come on across eastern North Carolina, with the outages caused by Hurricane Irene now below 34,000 from a peak of around 600,000 after the storm hit last weekend. Full story...
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