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Archive - Jan ___, 2013

NC legislators offered tax overhaul options

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A Washington-based conservative-leaning think tank is providing options to North Carolina elected officials on how to overhaul the tax system so that it says the state's tax climate would improve significantly. Full story...
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Fire on the Dock pairings set

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video The 2013 "Got To Be NC" Competition Dining Series has announced the sixteen chefs chosen to compete in the preliminary rounds of Fire on the Dock, which kick off Feb. 18. Full story...
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Group: McCrory should try to live on $350 a week

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Advocates for the unemployed are calling on North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory to live for one week on the maximum weekly unemployment benefit of $350 that lawmakers are considering. Full story...
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Arguments set for February on NC redistricting

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A three-judge panel has set aside two days next month to hear arguments whether new boundaries for North Carolina legislative and congressional districts should be thrown out or upheld. Full story...
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UNC, Kentucky to resume hoop series next season

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North Carolina says it is resuming its men's basketball series with Kentucky. UNC said Monday that the two schools will play next season in Chapel Hill. Full story...
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New Hanover Commissioners cancel Feb. 4 meeting

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A lack of agenda items has led New Hanover County Commissioners to cancel their next regular meeting scheduled for Monday, Feb. 4. That means the commissioners' Agenda Review meeting scheduled for Thursdayis also canceled. Full story...
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Crew members from ship at port go to hospital

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video Four crew members from a ship at the State Port of Wilmington went to the hospital this morning. Full story...
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Fire in Myrtle Grove area total loss, cause unknown

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videoCrews are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a Myrtle Grove neighborhood Sunday night. Full story...
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Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival kicks off Friday

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video The Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival kicks off Friday, but you can get a sneak peek now and find out how to win tickets. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - Jan. 27 "Seadawgs on the move"

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videoThe Wilmington Seadawgs are on the move. The Dawgs will not be playing the 2013 season in downtown Wilmington at the Schwartz Center. We're going to let Brett Blizzard explain all you need to know about the new home of Wilmington's minor league basketball team. Plus more ! Full story...
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Wastewater overflows at CFPUA plant; sludge reaches Cape Fear River

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has stopped a sanitary sewer overflow that started at a wastewater treatment plan on River Road Sunday. Full story...
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Non-native plants threatening area ecosystem

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video From the backyards of Wilmington to the waters of Lake Waccamaw environmentalists are spreading the message of invasive species faster than Kudzu. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: Winds of the World

All kinds of winds, and all kinds of names.  I've taken these out of the AMS glossary, and where noted other sources, plus the NWS archives.  Have at it.  Kind of a fun tour across t

Mystery at the Museum

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videoSomeone stole a fossil this weekend from the Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, and a group of kids played detective. Mystery at the Museum engages kids in science and problem solving through a pretend crime scene investigation. Kids investigated clues and even did their own lab work to solve the mystery. Full story...
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Shots fired lead to car chase

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videoDeputies arrived at 7212 Morley Ct. around 9 o'clock Friday night after reports of possible gun shots fired. Phillip Michael Donaldson II was inside the home and in possession of a handgun and long gun. He had fired the gun towards the ground on his property. Deputies advised Donaldson of county ordinances against discharging a firearm in the county. He agreed that he would not discharge the firearm again. Full story...
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