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Archive - Apr 18, 2012

TONIGHT ON NIGHTLINE: Tony Stark, 'Iron Man 3' will be 'very different,' says producer Kevin Feige

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Marvel Studios president and “The Avengers” producer Kevin Feige told “Nightline” his next project, “Iron Man 3,” will be “very different” and just because it’s a sequel doesn’t mean the audience will know what’s coming. Full story...
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NC Senate panel sets 1st marker for fracking laws

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A North Carolina legislative panel offers a proposed law that would bar a natural gas drilling method called fracking for more than two years while regulations are being developed. Full story...
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Flash mob surprises retiring CFCC president

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video Students and staff at Cape Fear Community College put together a special tribute for retiring president Dr. Eric McKeithan today. McKeithan got a flash mob. Full story...
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'American Bandstand' host Dick Clark dead at 82

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Dick Clark, the television host who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," has died. He was 82. Full story...
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White House announces Obama visit to NC

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The White House says President Barack Obama is planning another visit to North Carolina. A White House official said Wednesday that the trip is scheduled for April 24 to the Research Triangle area. Full story...
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Romney says Obama has failed to help create jobs

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Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama is over his head and swimming in the wrong direction when it comes to the economy. Full story...
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Special Olympians shine in spring games

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Some athletes got to shine today at UNC Wilmington. The New Hanover County Special Olympics held its spring games on the campus track today. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Wilmington misses out on anti-bullying documentary

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Wilmington fell just short of pulling in enough votes to bring a documentary on bullying to the Port City. Full story...
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THE RANT: When did Mandalay Baseball start running the City of Wilmington?

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First, let me be absolutely clear, the WWAY NewsChannel 3 Newsroom is neither pro nor anti baseball or ballpark. It's our ultimate goal to just cover the story as it progresses and keep Cape Fear residents, as well as the taxpayers of Wilmington, informed. However, it's also our job to ask tough questions of our leaders and last night's city council meeting left me with a list of them. Full story...
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All-time winningest coach Summitt steps aside

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Pat Summitt is stepping aside as Tennessee's women's basketball coach and taking the title of "head coach emeritus". UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson used to coach with Summitt at Tennessee. "One of the best basketball minds to ever coach the game, Peterson texted WWAY about Summitt. "She was such a tremendous communicator with her players. I was blessed to work beside her and to eat her excellent country cooking." Full story...
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