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Archive - Sep 4, 2012

ONLY ON 3: McCrory talks jobs in county with highest unemployment rate in North Carolina

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video As the Democratic Party collects in Charlotte, the GOP candidate for governor in North Carolina went to Scotland County this afternoon. The topic isn't who's running for the job of president, but where are the jobs in North Carolina? Full story...
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Commissioners approve Pleasure Island beach renourishment, discuss incinerator's future

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a more than $14 million renourishment project for both Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Part of the price tag is being funded at the federal and state level, something that commissioners say could soon come to an end. Full story...
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City Council meets, baseball discussed in closed session

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The Wilmington City Council meet Tuesday night on the agenda a presentation on the Convention Center presented by General Manager Susan Eaton displaying awards and announcing business increases with 113 events in the past year, the convention center is on track to keep growing in 2013. Full story...
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Clinton, Obama set aside rivalry with speech

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Bill Clinton's speech on behalf of President Barack Obama at the Democratic convention will be a key step on the path toward reconciliation for two former rivals. Full story...
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Wreck kills expectant NC woman; baby survives

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Authorities say a pregnant woman on her way to the hospital died in a wreck in Alamance County, but her baby survived. Full story...
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Pro-immigration reform protesters arrested at DNC

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Ten illegal immigrants are under arrest after blocking an uptown Charlotte intersection near the site of the Democratic National Convention. Full story...
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Jay Ross signs contract with Buffalo

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On Monday on WWAY we informed you that Wilmington resident Jay Ross would be signing with the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday. That turned out to be true. The former New Hanover Wildcat is now back in the NFL as a member of the Buffalo practice squad. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Apartment complex overrun with bed bugs

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Residents of a Wilmington apartment complex can’t sleep tight because the bed bugs will bite. Full story...
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Values Bus makes a pit stop in New Hanover County

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The Democratic National Convention is in Charlotte, but the Values Bus is in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Rose dies

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Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Rose of Fayetteville died Monday afternoon, his wife Stacye Hefner said this morning. He was 73. Full story...
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US home prices rise in July by most in 6 years

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U.S. home prices jumped 3.8 percent in the 12 months ending in July, according to a private real estate data provider. The year-over-year increase was the biggest in six years, further evidence that the housing market is steadily recovering. Full story...
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82nd Airborne to participate in naming ceremony

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Approximately 100 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division who are currently serving and those who served in Vietnam are scheduled to participate in a ceremony that will rename a dining facility at Fort Bragg. Full story...
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Foxx, Perdue speaking to convention's on 1st day

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Gov. Beverly Perdue, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and some elementary school children are among the North Carolina voices taking center stage at the start of the Democratic National Convention. Full story...
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1 valid bid for light tower off North Carolina

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Only one proper bid has been submitted for a light tower 13 miles off Cape Hatteras. Full story...
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Coyotes causing problems in Onslow County

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The Jacksonville Daily News reported that farmers have reported the coyotes are eating watermelons. Full story...
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