Archive - May 4, 2012
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Animal expert wants to bring exotic animal sanctuary to area
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 4:15pm.

video Recent issues with exotic animals in Pender County have some residents worried about a potential new sanctuary that may be coming to the Cape Fear. Scott Lope is an animal activist who started an organization based in Wilmington. The catch? We're not talking about dogs and cats. We're talking about lions and tigers and bears.

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VOTE 2012: Hamilton faces primary challenge from Knox in House 18 race
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 3:27pm.

video The primary election is now just four days away, and we want to help you get to know the candidates. We sat down with the Democrats fighting to represent District 18 in the North Carolina House of Representatives: James Knox and incumbent Susi Hamilton.

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Family of geese make Government Center their home
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 2:55pm.

It was business as usual today at the New Hanover County Government Center: campaigning, early voting and geese? That's right. A pair of geese have laid four eggs and nestled into their new home in a flower bed in front of the Government Center.

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New Hanover Co. has some of the lowest ozone levels in the state
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 2:48pm.

New Hanover County residents can breathe a bit easier, with the recent announcement that the county’s ozone levels are some of the lowest in the state. That’s according to Tom Mather, spokesman for the North Carolina Division of Air Quality.

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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Resident catches raccoon on camera
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 1:29pm.

video Susan Prater sent us these photos of a raccoon on the roof of a condo in her complex around 2:15 this morning. She says she captured this one coming out of a window eve and then going back into the opening when her camera flashed. She says she also continues to hear scratching inside the walls of her condo.

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Romney and Santorum meet in Pittsburgh
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 11:51am.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has met with former rival Rick Santorum. Friday's meeting in Pittsburgh came nearly a month after the former Pennsylvania senator left the race, clearing the way for Romney to become the nominee.

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Early voting ends Saturday
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 11:24am.

Did you beat the crowds to the polls? Early One-Stop Voting ends tomorrow afternoon. It's the last chance you'll get to vote until Election Day on Tuesday.

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Brunswick Co. Sheriff moving north end substation
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 10:40am.

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is moving its north end substation. Starting May 14, the substation will be at the Leland Fire/Rescue Station 5 on NC 133.

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