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Archive - Jan ___, 2013

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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WWAY's Friday night sports - Jan. 25

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videoA handful of games were postponed on Friday, but we still had more than our fair share of high school basketball on Friday's Full Court Press. In the Mideastern Conference the Hoggard boys moved into sole possession of first place with a win over Ashley. In the Waccamaw Conference North Brunswick remains the first place team. Full story...
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Lorrie Dollar named NC public safety agency deputy

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An attorney who worked in then-Gov. Jim Martin's administration in the 1980s is returning to North Carolina state government as a top leader in the Department of Public Safety. Full story...
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Gaston County asks NC to keep gun data secret

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Gaston County commissioners have unanimously voted to ask North Carolina lawmakers to pass a bill that would keep the names of people who own gun permits from the public. Full story...
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WPD investigate overnight shooting

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video A robbery could have turned deadly overnight in Wilmington. A 19-year-old man was shot after three men in hooded sweatshirts stormed into his apartment. Full story...
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Explore with George: Big Read Wilmington

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video The Cape Fear Literacy Council's Big Read is an initiative to restore reading to the center of American culture. The kick-off party for the Big Read Wilmington, is going on at WHQR studios, with a celebration of the Great Gatsby. Our George Elliott is there with guests enjoying music, art and fashion of the 1920's. Full story...
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