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Archive - May 2012

UPDATE: NHRMC moves to electronic patient records

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videoThe way doctors access your medical records may soon change. But what will it mean for you? New Hanover Regional Medical Center is hoping to better connect with their patients thanks to a new electronic health records system, NHRMC Connect, which is going online Saturday. Full story...
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NC Senate responds to chicken nuggets school case

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North Carolina lawmakers are reacting to a recent chicken-nuggets lunchroom controversy that raged on conservative talk shows and web sites by banning school officials from looking at the nutritional balance of home-packed meals. Full story...
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NYC proposes ban on sale of oversize sodas

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New York City officials say they believe their proposed ban on large sodas and other sugary drinks in eateries will prove popular with residents and start a national trend. Full story...
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Cameron family offers land for baseball stadium, but says don't use tax money to build it

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The Cameron family, who owns large tracts of property in New Hanover County, has offered to donate land to the city of Wilmington for a proposed baseball stadium. But the family is against taxpayer money being used for the facility. Full story...
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NC lawmakers promise more fracking protections

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North Carolina lawmakers are adding new protections for neighbors and landowners in a proposed law to legalize a form of underground gas drilling. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: Naming Hurricanes

Why are hurricanes named and other storms, in particular tornadoes, not?

Deputy demoted after car accident with wife

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A Brunswick County Sheriff's deputy has been demoted after wrecking his cruiser yesterday while his wife rode with him. Full story...
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CFPUA hit gas line, homes evacuated in Wilmington

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Several homes were evacuated this morning in Wilmington because of a natural gas leak at 7th and McRae Streets in Wilmington. Full story...
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State grant to help expand Castle Hayne Park

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A state grant will help expand a New Hanover County park. The county got a $287,817 matching grant from the NC Parks and Recreation Trust Fund to buy 33 acres on the south end of Castle Hayne Park. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Beryl's gone; Check out rain totals and wind gusts

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video Beryl is out to sea, and our weather is turning nice. Here's a look at the storm totals from the system. Full story...
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