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Archive - 2011

DA Jon David looking for info in Soles investigation

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It's been nearly two years after an WWAY's reporting led to a SBI investigation into then-Sen. R.C. Soles. Now the District Attorney in Columbus County says his office is still looking into the case. Full story...
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FDA issues graphic cigarette labels

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In the most significant change to US cigarette packs in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use. Full story...
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Summer program targets science, math, technology skills

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Some middle school students are getting a helping hand with math, science and technology during their summer break. They are working on those skills through fun, hands-on camp activities at the annual Junior Seahawk Academy this week at UNCW. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fewer deputies at future New Hanover Commission meetings

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Sheriff's spokesman Cpl. Jerry Brewer says there will not be as many deputies at future meetings as yesterday. Brewer says there were six deputies this week to make sure the new system worked and to cover an alternative handicap entrance. Full story...
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Former Republican, Libertarian Gilbert running for school board as Democrat

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A former Brunswick County School Board member is running to get his old office back. And for the second time, he's changed parties. Full story...
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John Edwards' criminal case delayed to July

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A federal judge is delaying the proceedings in the criminal case against John Edwards until July. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pender Co. Sheriff investigating leak of personnel file

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In response to the recent disclosure of confidential personnel information regarding Shirley Steele, the Pender County Sheriff's Department has been asked to investigate the unlawful disclosure and bring appropriate criminal charges against the person or persons responsible. Full story...
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Judge speaks before hearing on NC school districts

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The North Carolina judge monitoring the state Supreme Court's ruling requiring that every child receive the chance for a sound basic education speaks to a school group a day before a hearing about the state budget. Full story...
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