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Archive - Mar 6, 2012

WWAY'S Tuesday night sports - March 6

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videoOn Tuesday night we went in-depth on UNCW's victory over nationally ranked NC State in men's tennis. UNCW is currently ranked #43. The Wolfpack is #21. We also made a stop at Brogden Hall in order to check out the New Hanover boys basketball team. The Wildcats will play for the 4-A state championship on Saturday in Raleigh. Full story...
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Brunswick County Board of Education approves school calendar

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The Brunswick County Board of Education approved a 2012-2013 school calendar. The board voted to approve a draft that conforms to all requirements of state calender law. Board members also approved another draft that would allow the system to convert five additional instructional days. Full story...
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Vigil held on murdered woman's birthday

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videoA crime scene became the site of a vigil this evening, as the community gathered to remember a young woman, the victim of a brutal murder Full story...
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School board focuses on budget amid civil rights complaints

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videoThe New Hanover County Board of Education meeting Tuesday was business as usual, focusing on the budget with little discussion about the controversy surrounding seclusion rooms or two complaints filed against the county. The topic of seclusion rooms was not on the agenda, until the public comment portion of the meeting. Full story...
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Jordan's former coach arrested again

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The man who coached Michael Jordan at Laney High School is back in jail tonight. Clifton "Pop" Herring is in the New Hanover county jail under a $600 dollar secured bond for failure to appear on a misdemeanor charge. Full story...
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'Run and You're Done' law hasn't yet paid out in New Hanover Co.

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videoLast night we told you about a new law that lets law enforcement seize and sell cars that lead them on chases. There are a handful of cases in New Hanover County that have fallen under the "Run and You're Done" law. So far, though, none have paid off. Full story...
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Marsh Oaks residents sue Wilmington over re-zoning of annexed area

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videoThe battle over rezoning one section of Market Street is not over. Some Marsh Oaks residents have filed a lawsuit against the City of Wilmington. Full story...
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Family, friends mark murder victim's birthday with candlelight vigil

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Family and friends of a woman killed in Wilmington early this year continue to mourn her loss. Tonight they'll mark what would have been her 25th birthday with a candlelight vigil. Full story...
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NC court rules in lawsuit over Miley Cyrus tickets

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The state Court of Appeals says a website that allows people to sell event tickets is not responsible for a North Carolina couple's payment of almost three times the face value to see a Miley Cyrus concert. Full story...
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President plans visit to NC truck plant

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President Barack Obama is planning another trip to North Carolina, this time visiting a truck plant that has been hiring new workers to help fill an uptick in orders. Full story...
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NC revenues remain ahead of targets for budget

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North Carolina state government revenues remain slightly ahead of projections during this fiscal year, but the Legislature's top economist warns that slow employment and potential recessions in other countries could drag collections down. Full story...
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Dalton rolls out endorsement list for NC governor

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Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton says he has the support of more than 100 current and former elected officials in his bid for North Carolina governor. Full story...
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UNC's Zeller, Duke's Rivers earn top ACC honors

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North Carolina's Tyler Zeller is the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year, and Florida State's Leonard Hamilton has won the coach of the year award for the second time in four years. Full story...
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Phil Ford, Patrick Ewing lead class of 10 into college Hall of Fame

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Georgetown great Patrick Ewing and North Carolina's Phil Ford lead a 10-member class that will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in November. Full story...
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Students spend spring break sorting Civil War shipwreck artifacts

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While most college students spend their spring break in warm, tropical locales, a few from and UNCW and East Carolina are at Fort Fisher this week digging up artifacts. Full story...
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