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Archive - Sep 6, 2011

Berger stays quiet, commission tries to focus on county issues

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video New Hanover County Commissioners met Tuesday night for their first formal meeting since last week's controversies involving Brian Berger. Although Berger told WWAY Monday he was considering resigning, Tuesday that did not seem to be the case. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: BSL resident claims husband caught in mayor's vendetta for police department

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video One Boiling Spring Lakes resident is simmering mad at the city's mayor and says she has many reasons why. Natascha Yarolin says Mayor Richard White has a vendetta for the Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department. She says her husband got caught in the crossfire, and she won't stand for it. Full story...
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Still no answers two months after Pine Valley murder

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More than two months after a woman was found dead in her Wilmington home, police still have no updates on who killed her. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council extends time on downtown meters

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If you think downtown parking meters give too little time and encourage too many tickets, you will be happy with a new Wilmington City Council decision. Full story...
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Titans get comeback win in soccer over Scorpions; Bucs shutout Cougars

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video Laney only has one loss this season. Could they be the team to beat this year on the local high school soccer scene? Topsail and New Hanover are also having good seasons. In fact the Pirates and Wildcats will play each other on Wednesday at Legion Stadium in Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wave's beach bus numbers fuzzy math

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video You have probably heard about Wave Transit's proposal for bus routes to the beach. But some claims made by Wave and even county commissioners in support of the plan may be a bit misleading. Full story...
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Belville Board of Commissioners look to censure Mayor

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The Belville Board of Commissioners has filed a notice of special meeting. Mayor Pro Tem Mike Allen called a special meeting of the quorum of the Belville Board of Commissioners for Thursday at 7 p.m. Full story...
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AP high school football poll is out

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The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of September 6 is out. Click full story to see what teams are ranked this week. Full story...
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Judge orders negotiations between UNCW, professor

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Professor Mike Adams is suing the University of North Carolina Wilmington because he claims it discriminated against him and didn't give him tenure. But before the suit moves on, a senior US District Court Judge is sending the two sides to mediation. Full story...
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Red flags fly at area beaches as Katia churns out at sea

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Lifeguards put up red flags today meaning "No Swimming." They also advised swimmers to follow the rule of "knee deep is too deep." Full story...
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Rep. Justice appointed to Joint Legislative Committee on Local Government

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The Joint Legislative Committee's work is intended to deal with review of local (county and municipal) bond issues. Any bond over $1 million, for anything other than schools, will be reviewed by the JLC from a fiscal perspective to determine the viability of the bond proposal. Rep. Justice's prior service as a Pender County Commissioner is an important reason she was chosen to chair this committee. Full story...
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Business, religion cited in NC gay marriage events

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House Democrats say putting a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage on the ballot would discourage job creation in North Carolina. Full story...
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Raleigh woman says GPS led her onto railroad

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A Raleigh woman whose car was found stalled on some railroad tracks in Cary says she was just following the directions of her global positioning system. Full story...
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Adult smoking rate edges down slightly: CDC data

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A new government report shows fewer US adults are smoking, and those who light up are smoking fewer cigarettes daily. But the trend is weaker than the government had hoped. Full story...
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Local legend promotes new hall of fame

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Residents around the Cape Fear got a special treat this morning when boxing great James "Bonecrusher" Smith stopped by a local radio station. Full story...
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