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Archive - Jul 2012

Mandalay, city to meet on ballpark costs, financing

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Representatives from Mandalay Baseball will be back in Wilmington next Monday. They'll meet with city leaders in hopes of coming to a reasonable agreement on the cost and financing associated of ballpark. Full story...
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McCrory campaign had $4.4M entering July

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Republican Pat McCrory's bid for North Carolina governor is in a better financial position compared to his first run for chief executive four years ago. Full story...
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NC man donates Hatfield-McCoy feud letters

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A North Carolina minister has donated letters from his great-grandfather who was convicted of killing a McCoy during the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud. Full story...
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Cherokee's casino holds job fair to fill 500 slots

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The new gaming agreement between the state of North Carolina and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is prompting operators to hold two job fairs to add 500 new positions. Full story...
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SBI agents plan to search scene of triple murder

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Agents from the State Bureau of Investigation are planning a new search inside a Union County house where the bodies of three people were found. Full story...
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Learn to care for someone battling Alzheimer's Disease

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Local program trains individuals trying to care for family members with Alzheimer's Disease. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: On the Front

There's a lot of information that the surface daily weather map contains, from high pressure areas and low pressure areas, to all types of precipitation, and of course, "fronts." Here, I'd like to tak

WWAY's Sunday night sports - July 8

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videoIt's only fitting that a team from the south faced a team from the Pacific Islands in the championship game of the 38th Annual Cape Fear Rugby Sevens Tournament in New Hanover County on Sunday. Both squads are used to playing in the heat..... The regular season is now over in American Legion Baseball. The playoffs begin on Wednesday. Full story...
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Click it: Remember to check computer for malware

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videoInternet users scanning their Twitter feeds or Facebook accounts Sunday might want to add one more quick click to check their computer for malware. Full story...
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Sharks, UNCW Alumni hold baseball benefit for Bryan Britt

The Wilmington Sharks played an exhibition game Sunday against a squad of UNCW Baseball alumni and some of their coaches at Buck Hardee Field. The event served as a fundraiser for Bryan Britt. He's a former Seahawk baseball standout who continues to battle multiple sclerosis. Full story...

Greenfield Lake Park experiencing difficulties with heat

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The past few days at Greenfield Lake may not have been the most relaxing for park visitors. Dead fish and vegetation have surrounded the outskirts of the lake all weekend, affecting both the sights and the smells. Full story...
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Hammerheads shutout Kickers; Sharks defeat Marlins

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videoThe Wilmington Hammerheads haven't lost a league soccer game at home all season. That trend held up on Saturday against the Richmond Kickers. Across the fence the Wilmington Sharks summer league baseball team also won on Saturday night. Full story...
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Little girl gets creative to prevent brain damage from hair bows

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It's an injury you may have never thought possible: a fractured skull from a hair tie. But it happened to one little girl right here in the Cape Fear, and it may be more common than you think. Full story...
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CB Farmer's Market is more than just fruits and veggies

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Summertime is here, and that means fresh fruits and veggies straight from the farm to your table thanks to the Carolina Beach Farmer’s Market. But the market that sets up around Carolina Beach Lake has lots more to offer, too. Full story...
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Man sentenced for drug deal that killed police dog

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A man charged in a cocaine bust that led to the death of a Brunswick County Sheriff's K-9 will spend more than 11 years in prison. Full story...
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