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Archive - Dec 20, 2012

NC father accused of breaking 3-month-old's leg

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An Arden father is facing a felony child abuse charge after police say he fractured his 3-month-old child's leg. Full story...
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6th grader at NC middle school killed at bus stop

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Authorities say a sixth grader at a Forsyth County middle school has died after he was hit by a sport utility vehicle as he crossed a road to board a school bus. Full story...
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CFCC students on path to success

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video What’s better than graduating from college? Many students at Cape Fear Community College say it’s having a job when you’re finished. Full story...
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Explore with George: Winter wonderland in our future?

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video We've been pretty lucky around the Cape Fear this holiday season, but could a winter wonderland be in our future? WWAY's George Elliott has our storm outlook. Full story...
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StarNews: Grief forum planned in response to CFCC student's slaying

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video An open forum on grief and loss sponsored by the Thalian Association will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center on Second and Orange streets in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Top prospect Parker chooses Duke

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Prized prospect Jabari Parker of Chicago's Simeon Career Academy, one of the most highly touted recruits in years, is headed to Duke. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission to consider plan for deputies at more schools

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Wednesday night, the New Hanover County Board oE education called a special meeting to discuss ways to protect students. One possibility is having deputies stand guard at elementary schools. Now they need county commissioners to support the plan. Full story...
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B.J. Wright pleads guilty, heads to prison for 12.5-17 years

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videoEarlier this week a judge gave B.J. Wright a nearly $4 million bond. On his way out of the courtroom Wright reportedly told a bailiff, "I'll be home by Christmas." But today he found out he won't be going home any time soon. Full story...
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NC joins Connecticut for 'Day of Mourning' Friday

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video Gov. Bev Perdue has joined Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy in declaring a "Day of Mourning" tomorrow in the wake of last week's school shooting. Full story...
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Contributions help CFCC students make sure families have merry Christmas

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video Workers at Cape Fear Community College are playing the roll of Santa's elves again helping make sure the families of some CFCC students will have a very merry Christmas. Full story...
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2012 record breaking for NC film industry

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video North Carolina witnessed another year of record-breaking film numbers in 2012. Year-end projections show productions had direct in-state spending of more than $376 million and created more than 4,100 crew positions for the state's workforce. Full story...
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Vigil planned for missing elderly woman

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video The CUE Center for Missing Persons will hold a candlelight vigil this weekend for 83-year-old Alma Lawson, who's been missing since November 4. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court says no to sweepstakes halls

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video North Carolina's video sweepstakes halls could be closed soon after the state's highest court refused a request from industry officials to delay those closings while they appeal to the US Supreme Court. Full story...
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McCrory makes 3 cabinet appointments

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A former legislator, mayor and federal prosecutor are among those who will serve in key cabinet positions for incoming North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory. Full story...
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Probe finds UNC academic fraud started earlier

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A months-long investigation of academic fraud at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill finds the problems go back a decade earlier than an earlier probe uncovered. Full story...
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