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Archive - Feb 7, 2012

School board defends seclusion rooms, reopens Virgo

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video As a parent, no one wants to have their child locked in a seclusion room, while intended for the child’s safety, the rooms can be frightening. Full story...
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Candidate names filed ahead of NC presidential primary, majority in Libertarian party

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More than half of the candidates expected on North Carolina's presidential primary ballots in May come from the Libertarian Party. Full story...
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Suspects plead guilty in 2009 Bladen County murder

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video An Elizabethtown murder investigation is now closed. More than three years ago, a shootout at a fast food restaurant ended with a 19-year-old dead. Today, the last two defendants entered a plea in court. Full story...
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75% of married women say sex is 'very important'

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A whopping 75% say a good sex life with their spouse is extremely or very important. A majority of married women are not only happy with their sex life, but also believe their spouses are happy with their sex life. Full story...
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Warm winter having impact on crops, azaleas

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video The relatively warm winter has many people saying, "This is why I live in the south." But that weather raises some concerns among farmers, who say some of their crops are now at risk. Full story...
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Sue Myrick won't seek re-election to Congress

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US Rep. Sue Myrick of Charlotte says she won't run again for re-election to North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. Full story...
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NC court backs trooper who kicked canine partner

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld a judge's ruling that ordered a state trooper who was fired for kicking his dog to be reinstated with back pay. Full story...
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Americans for Prosperity speaks out against ballpark plan

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Critics are crying foul on a plan to build a baseball stadium with taxpayer money in Wilmington. Many people are questioning why city leaders would consider the possibility of raising property taxes to help fund the ballpark, instead of letting the private sector build it. Full story...
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UNCW named 'Best Value'

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For the fourth consecutive year, Princeton Review has named UNCW one of the nation's "Best Value" public colleges and universities. Full story...
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CFCC offers short sessions for students who couldn't get classes

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Good news for students who missed the opportunity to register for classes at Cape Fear Community College. CFCC is offering two special mini-sessions for this spring semester. Full story...
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Kure Beach mayor explains profanity-laced tirade at fellow commissioners

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video An area mayor known for saying it how it is says he'll continue to speak his mind despite a recent outburst. Dean Lambeth is known as Kure Beach's straight-shooting mayor, but some have questioned a recent outburst during a town retreat. Full story...
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Report: Building Trader Joe's on College & Oleander wouldn't make traffic worse

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Building a Trader Joe's in the empty lot on College and Oleander wouldn't cause much more congestion says a study done for the city. Full story...
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Atlanta Braves and Mandalay reps in town for tonight's city council meeting to talk new stadium

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Former Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox, as well as Atlanta Braves General Manager Frank Wren and Mandalay Baseball CEO Art Matin are in town to attend tonight's Wilmington City Council meeting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wrightsville Beach wants to spend $2,300 to display pictures at convention center

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About this time last year, leaders of the beach towns voiced their concerns about not being visually represented on the walls of the new convention center. When it launched, only historic photos of Wilmington were hanging. Full story...
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State GOP leaders report fundraising advantage over Democrats

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Republicans now in charge of the North Carolina Legislature are benefiting from newly-earned political power in their campaign coffers, too. Full story...
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