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Archive - May 2012

Group against tax-funded ballpark collects last-minute signatures

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It's no doubt the idea of bringing a ballpark to the Port City is a hotly contested issue. There are passionate folks on both sides of the plate. The group against a tax-funded stadium is preparing to turn their petitions in to Wilmington city leaders. Full story...
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City pools open for unofficial start of summer

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This weekend is the unofficial start of summer. That means folks are firing up the grills, making waves at the beach and jumping into our city pools. Full story...
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Flea market to help Wounded Warriors

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Organizers are hosting a flea market today with 100% of the money raised going to to Wounded Warriors project. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - May 25; Whiteville wins 2A East & UNCW moves into CAA title game

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video Whiteville High School earned a spot in next week's 2A baseball state championship best of three series. The Wolfpack won the eastern title on Friday night on the road against Northwood High School. The UNCW baseball team also won on Friday. The Seahawks edged Delaware 3-2 to advance to the CAA Baseball Championship on Saturday. Full story...
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Dudley Mansion items for sale, preview the goods this weekend

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video Built in 1825, the Dudley Mansion was home to our state's first elected governor Edward Dudley. The estate's most recent owners are moving out, which means you have a chance to get your hands on some of the home's most luxurious items. Full story...
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Body of Lincoln County man found in river

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The body of a missing Lincoln County man has been found in the South Fork River near High Shoals. Full story...
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Charlotte among sites for 'American Idol' tryouts

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The producers of "American Idol" are visiting Charlotte for the first time in search of talent. Full story...
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Man charged with murder in 2 Fayetteville deaths

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A Fayetteville man is facing murder charges in the deaths of a man who was found shot to death and his girlfriend, who was missing for more than a week until her body was found in a wooded area. Full story...
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Edwards juror issue arises; case stops for weekend

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The judge in the John Edwards trial says she is dealing with a juror issue and she is warning the panel not to deliberate outside the jury room or in small groups. Full story...
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Threat of storm not dampening Memorial Day at the beach

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video Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and many people are excited to spend the long weekend outside, but those outdoor activities may have to wait. Full story...
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Knock on door alerts man to early-morning house fire

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A Wilmington man is homeless after an early morning house fire. Firefighters say the fire started a few minutes after midnight in the back corner of the home at 103 Wayne Drive. Full story...
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NC gov's race heats up with litigation over TV ad

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Pat McCrory's gubernatorial campaign and political committees behind a television commercial that McCrory wants off the air have filed competing legal actions in a North Carolina court. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Jon Favreau coming to Wilmington for 'Iron Man 3'

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Former franchise helmer Jon Favreau confirmed on Twitter that – while he won't be directing the threequel – he will be returning to the franchise as Tony Stark's bodyguard, Happy Hogan. Full story...
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Unemployment drops in Wilmington area

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Unemployment rates fell in 93 of North Carolina’s 100 counties in April, including all five in our area. As a whole, the Wilmington metro area say a 0.7-point drop from March to 9.2 percent in April. Full story...
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New J.J. Abrams TV show 'Revolution' to film in Wilmington

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A new television series from executive producer J.J. Abrams that will air this fall on NBC will be shot in the Wilmington area. Full story...
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