Archive - Apr 5, 2012
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UPDATE: Monkey Junction annexation may cost City of Wilmington $1.7 million; Rivenbark says money budgeted
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 10:23pm.

video Wilmington's rush to annex the Monkey Junction area may cost the city an extra $1.7 million according to a New Hanover County Commissioner.

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Gastonia police arrest 3 men after bank robbery
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 7:34pm.

Police in Gastonia have three men in custody following a third recent bank robbery along the same section of road.

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New Belgium picks NC for East Coast beer expansion
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 7:31pm.

New Belgium Brewing is building its East Coast brewery in western North Carolina, potentially creating more than 150 jobs.

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NASCAR legend drives convention fundraising
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 7:30pm.

The former president of Charlotte Motor Speedway is making an interesting pitch to help raise money for the Democratic National Convention.

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NC-based Marine dies of wounds in Afghanistan
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 7:27pm.

Military officials say a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died in Afghanistan.

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ONLY ON 3: Gone and forgotten? Messy cemetery upsets family members
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 5:17pm.

video A final resting place, or so they thought. Friends and family of loved ones buried at Calvary Memorial Cemetery in Wilmington say they're not only discouraged with the conditions of the ground but at this point, they don't even know where their loved ones are buried.

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Pantano, Rouzer tangle over immigration amnesty
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 3:52pm.

Seventh District Congressional candidate Ilario Pantano is calling out his opponent state Sen. David Rouzer. Pantano held a news conference today to show video of Rouzer discussing his role in support of amnesty for illegal aliens. Pantano claims he has hounded Rouzer for six months trying to get him to admit the truth.

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Beach town leaders discuss $60M in coastal projects
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 3:02pm.

video The Army Corps of Engineers says it is going to work on $60 million worth of projects this year in and around the Cape Fear waterways. That's good news for many elected leaders of beach towns in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties. They say beach renourishment and dredging are critical to both the local and regional economy.

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