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Archive - Nov 2, 2012

Latest poll shows strong opposition to ballpark bond

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video To build or not to build. That is the question facing Wilmington voters. A new poll released today may give us some insight into how Port City voters are leaning heading into the election. A poll from the conservative Civitas Institute shows that overwhelmingly Wilmington voters are expected to say no. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pedestrian struck in Downtown Wilmington

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videoA pedestrian was hit by a car on Front Street near Market Street in Downtown Wilmington Friday night. Full story...
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Tips help Charlotte police crack 5-year-old case

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Detectives say a tip from the public has led to three arrests in the murder of a woman nearly five years ago in east Charlotte. Full story...
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Outside group runs attack ad in NC court race

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A third-party political group has launched a television ad in the race for North Carolina Supreme Court race that attacks candidate Sam Ervin IV in part by linking him to former Gov. Mike Easley. Full story...
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Bounty captain claimed he chased hurricanes

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As we told you Thursday night at 11, the Coast Guard has called off the search for missing HMS Bounty Captain Robin Walbridge. Now, a formal inquiry into the sinking of the tall ship during hurricane Sandy is underway. A TV interview with Walbridge may also shed some light on what happened. In the August 12 interview in Maine, Walbridge said there is no such thing as bad weather. Full story...
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Battleship North Carolina Half Marathon using different traffic patterns

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The Battleship North Carolina Half Marathon is happening this weekend and Wilmington Police want you to be alert for runners and aware of traffic shifts. Full story...
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Kitchen Scoop: Rich Caramel Sauce

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video Are you tired of the same old chocolate sauce on top of your ice cream sundae? Alicia Ross has a decadent caramel sauce that you can make at home with just a microwave and five minutes in this week's Kitchen Scoop. Full story...
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Woman arrested for buying heroin, has child taken away

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Wilmington Police arrested a woman last night after finding her child with two aggressive pit bulls and drugs in her car. Full story...
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Local unemployment more than point higher than nation

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video The October national jobs report released today shows more than 170,000 jobs were added to the economy last month. So why is our local unemployment office as crowded as ever? Full story...
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Pleasure Island businesses have mix views of bridge work impact

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video After weeks of delays, a long-term work project on the Snow's Cut Bridge has begun. One lane in each direction will be closed for about four months But with the holidays right around the corner, businesses on Pleasure Island have mixed feelings about the timing of the project. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Bridge work to linger into late July

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Repairs on the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge are running behind schedule. The completion date has moved from spring of next year to July 27. Full story...
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Brunswick deputies find man wanted for robbery

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Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies tracked down and arrested a wanted armed robbery suspect. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: Energy In Hurricanes

One can look at total energy produced in a hurricane one of two ways:

1. The total amount of energy released by the condensation of water droplets or

Energy Star tax holiday this weekend

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You can save money and energy when you shop for certain items through Sunday. The Energy Star-rated appliance sales tax holiday is now in effect. Full story...
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Photographer offers holiday photos for familes of special needs kids

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A local photographer is teaming up with New Hanover Regional Medical Center this weekend to make the holidays special for some special children and their families. Jessica Wright-Moore will take holiday photos for families with special needs children tomorrow as part of an effort to bring those families together. Full story...
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