Archive - Jan 24, 2012
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WWAY'S Tuesday night sports - Jan. 24
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 11:55pm.

video On Tuesday night first place was on the line in the Mideastern Conference between Hoggard and New Hanover in boys basketball. First place was also on the line between Ashley and Laney in girls basketball. New Hanover easily beat Hoggard. Laney played tenacious defense to beat Ashley. Click full story to see all of Tuesday's scores. Click play video to see Tuesday's sports.

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New Hanover Co. Animal Control Manager appeals termination
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 11:42pm.

New Hanover County Animal Control Manager Jean McNeil appealed her termination during a Health Board meeting Tuesday night.

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Study finds Titan project detrimental to health, could cause premature deaths
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 11:15pm.

video Debate over the proposed Titan Cement Plant in Castle Hayne has been going on for years, and Tuesday night, Cape Fear residents got a chance to listen to possible health impacts to our community.

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Groups come together to rebrand downtown Wilmington
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 10:38pm.

Downtown Wilmington has a lot of supporters, but sometimes groups seem to be moving in different directions. Tuesday night a group representing all aspects of downtown life and commerce came together to see how they could make a good thing better by branding.

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Two wrestling coaches fired after wrestler injured
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 9:02pm.

Two Gaston County high school wrestling coaches have been fired after an athlete was injured in practice.

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State unemployment falls one-tenth of a percent
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 5:55pm.

Since December 2010, private sector jobs have increased by 29,400 (seasonally adjusted). Over-the-year, leisure & hospitality had the largest job gain with 11,800. Total nonfarm industry employment, as gathered through the monthly establishment survey decreased slightly by 4,400 but was up 19,600 over-the-year.

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CFPUA responds to major sewer spill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 5:41pm.

A CFPUA spokesperson says they will hold off on estimating how many gallons of sewage spilled until they can get a more accurate idea. But Jim Gregson, director of the N.C. Division of Water Quality's Wilmington office, told the StarNews that based upon the average flow in the line and the amount of time it was leaking, up to 1.4 million gallons could have escaped into the New Hanover County tidal creek.

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ONLY ON 3: A look at CFPUA program to help residents without water
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 4:59pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioners want to help county residents struggling to pay their Cape Fear Public Utility Authority bills. It's a move that has some people asking why the county is getting into the charity business and wondering how the CFPUA's Neighbors Helping Neighbors program works.

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