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Archive - Jul 2012

TCBY set to open next month

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Another quick serve frozen yogurt shop is set to make its debut in the Port City next month. Full story...
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Ogden Park partially reopened after fire, as crews target hot spots

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video The flames are out, but neighbors of New Hanover County's Ogden Park are still feeling the effects of what a lightning-sparked blaze last night left behind. Part of Ogden Park reopened today, as the North Carolina Forest Service spent the day clearing debris and checking for hot spots. Full story...
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Autopsy: Body found on Kerr Ave. was hit by car

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Wilmington police say initial autopsy results show the body of a man found Sunday on Kerr Avenue was struck by a vehicle. Full story...
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Oxford American Magazine profiles Britt's Donuts

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Britt’s Donuts is the Boardwalk’s longest running business, the only one that’s been a consistent draw for both locals and tourists since 1939. Full story...
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'Revolution' creates abandoned downtown

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Ever wonder what Wilmington might look like if it were deserted? That's the scene crews created to film the new TV series "Revolution" this morning. Full story...
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Tar Heels looking to James for bulk up front

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North Carolina needs freshman Joel James to provide some bulk up front this fall. The 6-foot-10 James has lost more than 50 pounds in the past 18 months, but he still weighs around 260 pounds. Full story...
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CAA may soon add College of Charleston

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Officials at the College of Charleston held an executive meeting Tuesday morning. Whether or not to join the Colonial Athletic Association was one of the items on the agenda. Full story...
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Charlotte mall stores closed longer than expected

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Some stores in a Charlotte mall will remain closed longer than expected after flooding damage last week. Full story...
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1st of 8 trials start for soldiers in hazing death

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The first of eight court-martial trials is set to start in North Carolina against soldiers accused in racial hazing that led to the suicide of a fellow recruit in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Special Olympics needs sponsors

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The Wilmington Special Olympics is welcoming more athletes, but they're in need of more sponsors too. video Full story...
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Charlotte leaders approve purchase of possible film studio

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Charlotte City Council members voted in favor of buying the $13 million vacant Eastland Mall Monday night, with proposals to build a film studio. Full story...
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Funeral scheduled for slain Lumberton officer

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A funeral will be held for the Lumberton police officer who was shot and killed when he tried to serve a warrant on a man. Full story...
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Army special ops changes generals at Fort Bragg

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The Fort Bragg command that oversees thousands of soldiers in the Army's Special Forces, Rangers and psychological operations is changing the general at the top. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 23

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video Five Wilmington Sharks were selected to play in the Coastal Plain League All-Star game. It turned out to be a long night at the ballpark due to a rain delay..... The NCAA slams Penn State with $60 million fine, strips Joe Paterno of title as winningest coach. We have reaction from an ACC head football coach... Plus the pre-season poll is out on ACC football. Full story...
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Ogden Park evacuated because of brush fire

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video Firefighters continue to contain a brush fire smoldering in Ogden Park. The fire started around 4 p.m. Monday. At this time firefighters believe a lightning strike caused the blaze. Full story...
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