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Archive - May 29, 2012

NC House panel OKs Cherokee casino game expansion

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Changes to state gambling laws which allow the Cherokee casino in western North Carolina to offer live dealer poker and other table games have cleared a House budget subcommittee. Full story...
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North Carolina stops annexation of Monkey Junction

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video The State House of Representatives has given final approval to two bills blocking forced annexation in North Carolina. One bill overturns the annexation of Monkey Junction, areas near Southport and others across the state. That's a done deal. Full story...
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City's consultant releases ballpark survey results, potential sites narrowed down

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video The City of Wilmington is one step closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league team to the Port City. The city’s consultant, National Sports Services, presented results from a recent survey about the ballpark Tuesday night, as well as some potential building sites. Full story...
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Disabled veterans worried about jobs at Sunny Point

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video A group of disabled veterans is worried about keeping their jobs at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point. The vets serve as guards at the munitions depot, but newly enforced regulations mean they will soon have to take a physical test. Full story...
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Manager: Doc Watson dead at 89

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The manager of Grammy-winning folk musician Doc Watson says the artist has died. He was 89. Full story...
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Manager: Doc Watson dead at 89

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The manager of Grammy-winning folk musician Doc Watson says the artist has died. He was 89. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington Foundation releases annual list of threatened sites

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The Historic Wilmington Foundation announced its seventh annual list of the most threatened historic places in the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Foreclosure rates in Wilmington up again

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A new housing report out today indicates foreclosure rates in the Wilmington area are on the rise. These figures, coming from CoreLogic, show rates in March 2012 at nearly three percent. Full story...
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NC site where 'Hunger Games' was shot being sold

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The North Carolina site where "The Hunger Games' was filmed is being sold. Full story...
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Beach visitors experience minor effects from Beryl

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As Tropical Depression Beryl makes its way to Southeastern North Carolina, beachgoers have noticed some changes during their time on the shoreline this afternoon. Full story...
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TV ad targets tax money for ballpark as city consultant prepares for public meeting tonight

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video A new TV commercial hopes to tune in Wilmington taxpayers. The commercial aims to attract support from folks not interested in using tax dollars to pay for a new ballpark. Meanwhile, the city's consultant will hold another public meeting tonight. Full story...
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Charlotte Knights want $11 million from city for new stadium

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The Charlotte City Council will hear Tuesday the latest proposal for a city subsidy for a proposed new uptown stadium for the Charlotte Knights. Full story...
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John Edwards jury ends 7th day of deliberations

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The jury in John Edwards' campaign corruption trial has finished its seventh day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Full story...
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House gives final approval to anti-annexation bills

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The state House of Representatives has given final approval to two bills blocking forced annexation in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC House panel backs next year's budget changes

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House budget-writers have recommended changes to the spending plan for North Carolina state government next year that ease school district funding reductions and give public employees and teachers a small bonus four years after their last pay increase. Full story...
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