Archive - Jul 19, 2012
NC taking info again about sterilization victims
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 10:48pm.

A North Carolina government office will continue to verify additional victims of the state's defunct forced sterilization program even though legislators failed to set aside money to compensate those who are still alive.

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The Dark Knight's star rises again
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 10:41pm.

video With big budget movies shooting in Wilmington right now, don't forget some films are ready for premier. "The Dark Knight Rises," the sequel to the wildly popular "Dark Knight," shows at midnight, and one local theater invited fans to get in on the fun.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - July 19
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 10:33pm.

video On Thursday night we checked out another Sharks victory at Buck Hardee Field. The Sharks tied a franchise record on Thursday for most home games in a season.... On Thursday we also checked the season ender for Columbus County in the baseball state championship for 12 year olds.... Plus more!

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Leland police stepping up fight against elderly heat cases
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 9:34pm.

The dangers of heat can especially impact the elderly community. The Leland Police Department is expanding their efforts to keep at risk residents safe through these hot summer months.

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StarNews: Three arrested after heroin sale at fast-food restaurant
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 9:27pm.

Counter narcotic agents arrested three people – including a reputed Bloods gang member – after witnessing a man sell heroin at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Wilmington, officials said Thursday.

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Leland approves offering services to three neighboring towns
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 9:22pm.

video Leland Town Council passed an agreement Thursday night to extend services to Belville, Navassa and Sandy Creek. They agreed to offer both animal control and building inspection services to the three Brunswick County towns if they choose to accept.

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FIRST ON 3: City didn't reach deal with Mandalay/Braves this week
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:47pm.

video The City of Wilmington's talks with Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves are done for the week, but there is still no deal for the proposed ballpark. With an August 7 deadline looming, Councilman Kevin O'Grady says there is still a lot to work out.

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Pleasure Island Chamber sponsors survey on proposed smoking bans
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:27pm.

The Pleasure Island of Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a survey about proposed smoking bans in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach.

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