Archive - Jul 2012
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Photographer gets close-up look at 'Iron Man 3' stunt shoot
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 11:47am.

We're getting a better look at "Iron Man 3" shooting this week in Oak Island. Tanya Hume sent us these photos of her up-close and personal look right in her own backyard.

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Man found guilty of misdemeanor death by vehicle in friends' deaths
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 11:16am.

A Brunswick County jury Friday found Joseph Moreno not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 vehicle deaths of Caleb Diaz Hawkins and Jacob Moseley.

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Wilmington OKs loading point for Amtrak bus service
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 11:09am.

Amtrak may have found a loading point in Wilmington for its buses. The city of Wilmington has given Amtrak permission to use a downtown intersection for a bus stop after Wave Transit rebuffed a request from Amtrak to use Forden Station.

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FIRST ON 3: Boiling Spring Lakes police chief suspended
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 10:49am.

Boiling Spring Lakes has suspended its police chief as it launches an investigation of allegations against him. City Manager Jeff Repp says Chief Emmett Ballree was suspended this morning.

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Unemployment up in Wilmington area for June
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 9:16am.

Unemployment rates rose in 84 of North Carolina's 100 counties in June, including all five in our area.

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NC reviews 'Extreme Makeover' home in Fayetteville
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 8:14am.

The Secretary of State's Office in North Carolina is reviewing operations of an organization that serves homeless female veterans in Fayetteville in a facility that was constructed by the television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" last year.

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$1 million Powerball prize yet to be claimed
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:58am.

Someone bought a Powerball ticket in North Carolina worth $1 million but hasn't yet claimed their winnings.

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