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Archive - Mar 2012

WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 22

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video Thursday night's sports segment featured previews for UNC and NC State's Sweet 16 matchups. We also caught up with New Hanover boys basketball coach Kirk Angel. He gives us the scoop on where some of his seniors might be playing next season. We also take a sneak peak at what the Wilmington Hammerheads will look like this season. Full story...
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Investigators found liquor bottles, straw with "white substance" in Grooms's car

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video Thomas Grooms was driving south on River Road last year when witnesses say he hit and killed Trey and David Doolittle. Witnesses today explained in great detail what they believe happened that Sunday morning when the Doolittles were hit and killed while riding their bicycles. Full story...
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CUE Center hosts national conference

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video Since it began, the non-profit CUE Center for Missing Persons has helped more than 9,000 people. Some of them are in Wilmington this weekend for the CUE Center's eighth annual National Round Table Conference. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Commissioner Warren files EEOC complaint

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Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren has filed a charge of racial discrimination with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Full story...
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Restaurant holds fundraiser for baby who needs heart transplant

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The Chick-Fil-A on Oleander Drive in Wilmington is hosting a benefit for Hannah and her family tonight. From 5 to 8 p.m., proceeds from food purchased at the restaurant will go toward Hannah's medical care. Full story...
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NC, SC state line isn't where folks thought it was

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A modern survey of the state line between North Carolina and South Carolina has sent 93 property owners into another state. Full story...
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Media seek to force UNC to turn over records

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Lawyers for The Associated Press and other media outlets are asking a judge to force the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to hand over public records related to athletics violations by the school's football program. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 3rd grader with big heart trying to help injured military

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video A small boy, with a big heart. A third grader has organized a walk-a-thon to help raise money for injured troops. His mom says altruism is nothing new for this New Hanover County student. Full story...
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U.S. Marine faces boot for anti-Obama Facebook posts

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A Marine sergeant who started a Facebook group that is openly critical of President Obama and posted comments saying he will not follow the unlawful orders of the commander in chief is facing possible dismissal from the Corps. Full story...
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NC Air Toxics Program changes get Perdue's backing

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A top environmental regulator says North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue generally supports a legislative proposal to exempt industrial plants from state pollution reduction rules if they already must comply with federal rules involving certain chemicals. Full story...
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Annual Art for the Masses sale finds new home at UNCW

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video UNCW art students will now have the opportunity to sell their work alongside local artists and get a foot in the door to the art world before graduation. The university announced today it will be home to a yearly art show. It's a community partnership that will allow students to participate. Full story...
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Construction wraps up on Oleander Drive

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One road construction project in Wilmington wrapped up a little sooner than expected. Full story...
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FDA panel: Dissolvable tobacco could reduce risks

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A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel says dissolvable tobacco products could reduce health risks compared with smoking cigarettes but also have the potential to increase the number of tobacco users. Full story...
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Romney says he's no Etch A Sketch, is conservative

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Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney is trying to shake accusations that he's an inconsistent conservative after a top adviser compared him to an Etch A Sketch toy. Full story...
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Eshelman makes another donation to namesake pharmacy school at UNC

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The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $2.5 million gift from alumnus Fred Eshelman to expand the school's research programs and help transform the classroom experience for pharmacy students. Full story...
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