Archive - Mar 19, 2012
Former NC teacher charged with sex with students
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 10:38pm.

A former middle school teacher in Clayton is facing a sixth charge of having sex with a student.

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'Dancing with the Stars' buzz helps business boom
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 9:46pm.

video ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and other shows like it not only provide entertainment but also motivation for folks to get up and move. For some, dancing may seem a bit daunting, but the rise of shows all about it has helped people realize that even the stars sometimes need a little help shining.

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Feds seek to limit information before Edwards jury
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 9:45pm.

Prosecutors have asked a federal judge in North Carolina to bar those in the upcoming trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards from mentioning his poor health because of concern it could create sympathy among jurors.

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Jury selection underway for man charged with killing father and son cyclists
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 4:50pm.

Thomas Grooms is charged with two counts of second degree murder and driving while impaired. Troopers say Grooms hit and killed Ronald Doolittle and his 17-year-old son Trey last April as they biked on River Road in Wilmington.

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Drivers hit roadblock as Oleander work begins
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 4:07pm.

Drivers unaware of road construction on Oleander Drive in Wilmington were in for a rude awakening today. Part of the busy road is closed at the railroad tracks near Dawson Street.

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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington council considers electric car charging stations in parking deck
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 3:50pm.

video Electric cars used to seem like something of the future, but the future is now, and more folks around the nation and locally are buying hybrid and electric cars. The City of Wilmington and Progress Energy are teaming up to encourage more folks to get plugged in.

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