Archive - May 23, 2012
ONLY ON 3: Captured: Human trafficking in the Port City
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 10:50pm.

video Human trafficking is an underground crime that is intensifying across the country. Women and even young girls are trapped in lives of misery, forced to have sex with perhaps dozens of men a day. This modern-day slavery is hitting closer to home than you may expect. Human trafficking is happening right here in the Port City.

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New NC bill ties corporate break, private schools
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 10:41pm.

New legislation would jolt public education by coaxing tens of thousands of North Carolina public school students into private schools with $4,000 in tuition help from corporations getting tax breaks.

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Potential smoking ban fires up again in Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 10:40pm.

video The push for a smoking ban in Wrightsville Beach has fired up again. After the Board of Aldermen voted against a ban, supporters of the ban are bringing the issue back to the table.

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1st Air Force female to take fighter wing command
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 10:39pm.

The Air Force has chosen its first female officer to take command of a fighter wing.

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Fort Bragg Green Berets get rare Canadian honor
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 10:36pm.

Some Fort Bragg Green Berets are the first non-Canadian military unit to receive the highest team recognition from that country.

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Amusement rides come back to the beach
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 9:42pm.

Just like tourists and warm weather another popular beach fixture is coming back. Just off of the boardwalk at Carolina Beach they are bringing back the rides.

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ONLY ON 3: Developers quiet a day after mayor criticizes ballpark plan
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 4:28pm.

video One day after Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo said the proposal for a ballpark is not a good one for the city, many of the main players who pitched the plan are MIA. We contacted the private developers, Mandalay Baseball and the Atlanta Braves and got very little response.

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ONLY ON 3: Homeless high school student raising awareness about problem many face
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 4:25pm.

video With graduation approaching, high school seniors are working on their final projects. A Wilmington girl's project hits close to home... or her lack thereof.

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