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Archive - May 18, 2012

Wake County judge resigns in light of SBI probe

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A Wake County District Court judge who was the subject of an investigation into how she handled a dozen DWI cases has resigned. Full story...
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NC probation officer indicted on rights charges

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Federal officials say a probation officer with the North Carolina Department of Corrections has been indicted on civil rights charges for coercing a probationer he was supervising into sexual acts. Full story...
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Cape Hatteras seashore superintendent retiring

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The Cape Hatteras National Seashore superintendent who was in charge when the divisive beach access rules were written is retiring at the end of July. Full story...
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Wilmington entrepreneur wins award in wake of Facebook public debut

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video Like Mark Zuckerberg, Roy Archambault knows how to harvest a good idea. The same day Facebook went public, Archambault’s Wilmington company DryCase was named Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year by the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center. Full story...
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Saffo: Senate votes against annexation 'unfortunate, unfair'

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video After the state Senate voted to stop forced annexation, we wanted to hear from Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo about the city's plan. Today we finally tracked him down. Full story...
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Third-grader's walk-a-thon raised $600 for injured Marines

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A third grader and his friends gave more than $600 to help wounded veterans today. Jake Sullivan organized a walk-a-thon for the Semper Fi Fund, which helps injured and ill Marines. The nine-year-old and three of his friends walked a track around the playground to raise the money. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Apricot Pecan Squares

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video This week, Kitchen Scoop's Alicia Ross tempts tastebuds with Apricot Pecan Squares... Full story...
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Domino effect bringing big names to Hollywood East

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video Major motion pictures are headed for the Cape Fear and may help lure more major stars to the area. It's no secret "Iron Man 3" has big names like Robert Downey Jr. and Don Cheadle, but other big celebrities are also headed this way. Now one of America's favorite "Friends" is heading to Wilmington. Full story...
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New director named for National Hurricane Center

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The US government's hurricane forecasting hub in Miami has chosen The Weather Channel's tropical weather expert to be its next chief. Full story...
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Jurors in Edwards trial will resume talks Monday

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Jurors deliberating in John Edwards' campaign corruption trial are going home for the weekend and will resume their discussions Monday. Full story...
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Democrats' group paying for anti-McCrory ad in NC

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The Democratic Governors Association is bankrolling a television ad in North Carolina markets critical of Republican gubernatorial nominee Pat McCrory and his involvement in a Charlotte-based lending and real estate business. Full story...
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StarNews winding down ballpark survey

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The StarNews wants your opinion on the plan for a minor league ballpark in Wilmington. You can give your input through Sunday on questions like will a minor league team will benefit Wilmington, if tax money should help build it and how often you would go? Full story...
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Lockdown lifted at three Wilmington schools; alleged shooting victim not talking

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Three Wilmington schools were on lock down briefly this afternoon after a report of shots fired in the area. Williston Middle School, Gregory Elementary School and Lake Forest Academy were locked down as law enforcement investigated. Full story...
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Brunswick County man to buy house with Cash 5 jackpot

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Gregory Grainger of Brunswick County said he plans to buy a house and save for retirement with the $255,979 he won playing the Carolina Cash 5 game. Full story...
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NC unemployment rate continues slow decline

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North Carolina's unemployment rate has fallen to 9.4 percent, continuing a slow decline that began almost a year ago. Full story...
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