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Archive - Jan 2012

Funding approved for Carolina Beach dredging project

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Congressman Mike McIntyre's office announced today Carolina Beach is one step closer getting much-needed dredging. Full story...
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Laney wrestler breaks 21 year old record with 5 second pin

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videoIn wrestling the name of the game is beat your opponent. Getting a pin is even better, especially when it's a record pin. A Laney junior broke a long standing 21 year old wrestling record in New Hanover County over the weekend. Full story...
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ECU will start football series with BYU

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The BYU Cougars are coming to North Carolina. The ECU Pirates will host Brigham Young in 2017. This will mark BYU's first appearance in North Carolina for a football game. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Civitas Poll - Romney leads Obama in NC

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A new Civitas Institute poll shows Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney leading Democratic incumbent Barack Obama by nine percent among North Carolina voters. Full story...
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Travelers get high shine and Seahawk pride at ILM

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UNCW school spirit is soaring at Wilmington International Airport. Shoeshiner Anthony Nixon is now sporting some Seahawk pride. Full story...
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CFPUA crews stop million-gallon sewage spill

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videoSewage spills are nothing new in Wilmington, but the latest accident off River Road is especially significant because of its size. The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority estimates there were between one and two million gallons of waste released into the county tidal creek. Full story...
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Flights between Port City, Windy City grounded; future up in the air

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videoWhat went wrong? A few weeks ago hope soared that American Airlines filing for bankruptcy in November would not affect travelers at Wilmington International Airport. But Tuesday night, airport leaders got the phone call. Full story...
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UNC's Stilman White used to be a "big-school hater"

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Stilman White spent nearly half of his childhood growing up in Wilmington, but he was never much of a Tar Heels basketball fan. Full story...
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Carolinas Cement statement on ICF International study on Titan Cement

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The conclusions cited in a recent study from ICF International on the potential health impacts of the proposed Carolinas Cement plant are fundamentally flawed for three reasons... Full story...
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WHA, Sparks trial delayed

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Another delay in the trial involving the Wilmington Housing Authority and a former City Council member. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Assistant County Manager also retiring

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Assistant County Manager André Mallette has announced he will retire effective May 1, 2012, with more than 31 years of service to New Hanover County. With an additional four years of prior service, Mallette is retiring with over 35 years of local government service. Mallette has served as Assistant County Manager since April 2006. Full story...
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Mayor Saffo, other local mayors, support Gov. Perdue's proposal to raise taxes

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Mayors from across North Carolina, including Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and Wrightsville Beach Mayor David Cignotti, who every day see in their schools the damage from the General Assembly’s education cuts, have issued an open letter asking the people of North Carolina to support Gov. Perdue’s plan to reverse the deep and unnecessary cuts the Republican-controlled General Assembly imposed on our schools. Full story...
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Sierra Nevada chooses NC for East Coast expansion

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West Coast craft beer-maker Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is opening a production site in North Carolina to expand its East Coast reach. Full story...
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Sykes says run for Brunswick Co. Commission "nothing to do with Charles Warren"

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videoA political battle in Brunswick County just entered a new arena. Social Services Board member Pat Sykes said today she will challenge Charles Warren for his seat on the Brunswick County Commission. Full story...
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NC State campus alert may be tied to 'Zombies vs. Humans' fundraiser

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NC State's emergency alert system is warning students of two unconfirmed reports of subjects carrying guns on campus. Some students speculated the sightings could be related to the weeklong "Zombies vs. Humans" fundraiser on campus where students battle other students dressed as zombies with Nerf guns and other weapons in a charity fundraiser. Full story...
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