Archive - Jun 18, 2012
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Shark bites child at Ocean Isle Beach
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 10:46pm.

video A girl is recovering after apparently being bitten by a shark off of Ocean Isle Beach this morning. Emergency crews were called out around 11:30 a.m. Mayor Debbie Smith says the six-year-old girl was in shallow water when it happened.

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Commissioners and Aldermen discuss countywide plastic bag ban, shoppers react
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 10:34pm.

video Paper or plastic? That's the discussion between New Hanover County Commissioners and Wrightsville Beach Aldermen. Last week, they revisited the idea of a countywide plastic bag ban to be more environmentally friendly.

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WWAY's Monday night sports - June 18
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 9:50pm.

video On Monday we found out former UNCW men's basketball coach Jerry Wainwright is headed a bit closer to home. Wainwright has decided to leave Fresno State. Congratulations are in order for the UNCW surf team. They finished in third place at the national collegiate surfing championship. On top of that a UNCW Seahawk and a former Laney Buccaneer haunted the Wilmington Sharks on Monday night.

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McCrory endorsed by NC Troopers Association
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 9:01pm.

A group representing the interests of Highway Patrol employees has endorsed Republican Pat McCrory for North Carolina governor this fall.

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NC House adds private tuition break to Senate bill
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 8:59pm.

The House has changed the Senate's public school overhaul bill to offer tax breaks to businesses that give money to nonprofits, which in turn dole out scholarships to North Carolina children to attend private schools.

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NC lawmakers override community college bill veto
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 8:57pm.

The General Assembly has completed its override of Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of a bill that gives all North Carolina community colleges the ability to refuse to participate in a low-interest federal student loan program.

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NC has new rules for selling honey at 5 markets
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 8:53pm.

North Carolina agriculture officials hope to ensure that honey is labeled correctly with new rules for selling the product at five farmers markets.

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Brunswick deputies bust alleged meth lab
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 7:12pm.

Another methamphetamine lab bust in Brunswick County. The Brunswick County Vice Narcotics Unit received information last week that a meth lab was being operated in Supply.

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