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Archive - Feb 27, 2012

Fourth case of rabies this year in New Hanover County

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New Hanover County Animal Control says the fourth case of rabies this year in the county has been confirmed. Full story...
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Commerce chief Crisco considering lieutenant governor run

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North Carolina Commerce Secretary Keith Crisco is not ready to say yet whether he'll run for lieutenant governor. Full story...
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Critics quiz Durham DA over feud with NC judge

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Durham County's embattled top prosecutor is facing critics who charge she's not fit for the office for feuding with a judge. Full story...
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McIntyre files to run for ninth term in Congress

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Rep. Mike McIntyre has filed to run for re-election in North Carolina's 7th District seat in the US House. Full story...
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Spill forces lane closure on S. College Road for hours

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The truck hauling road paving material began to leak while traveling north on S. College Road. The driver said he thought a cleaning liquid mixed with the tar he was carrying, causing it to expand and spill over the top of the truck. Full story...
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Daytona 500 now set for 7 p.m. start

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NASCAR president Mike Helton says the Daytona 500 will start Monday night at 7 p.m. Heavy rain soaked Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, forcing NASCAR to postpone the event for the first time in its 54-year history. Full story...
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Work on lines could shut off water in parts of downtown Tuesday

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Some homes and businesses in downtown Wilmington could be without water tomorrow. CFPUA crews will repair a water main break near 2nd and Orange during the day. There will also be a line switch on N. 3rd Street overnight. Full story...
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First house listed at more than $3 million sold since 2010

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Intracoastal Realty reached a significant sales milestone this month, with the $3.15 million sale of 14 Southridge Road on Wrightsville Beach, NC. This is the first sale over $3 million in Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties since October 2010 and the first $3 million-plus sale on Wrightsville Beach since September 2009, according to local MLS data. Full story...
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Meth lab busts reach record high in NC

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North Carolina law enforcement officials say an easier way to produce the drug methamphetamine has prompted a record number of meth lab busts across the state. Full story...
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Jurors in NC can get psychological counseling

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People who serve on juries are sometimes exposed to graphic or traumatizing evidence, and now North Carolina wants to help them cope with that responsibility. Full story...
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Marine dies after training in California desert

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Officials say a Marine has collapsed and died after a day of training in the California desert in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan. Full story...
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