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Archive - Feb 6, 2013

Randy to the Rescue: Valentine's Day flower tips

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video For the past few weeks, Randy Aldridge has been at Fiore Fine Flowers picking up some tips leading up to Valentine's Day. Full story...
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Panetta proposes cap on military salary raises

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video Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Wednesday laid out a grim list of spending cuts the Pentagon will have to make in the coming weeks that he said will seriously damage the country's economy and degrade the military's ability to respond to a crisis. Full story...
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Repairs to Kenan Fountain are complete

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video Repairs and improvements made to the Kenan Fountain on Market Street in Downtown Wilmington are now complete after new lighting was installed this week. Full story...
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BUILDING HISTORY: Coastline Convention Center

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It's been a part of Wilmington history for more than 100 years. These days it's a great place for a party, show or convention. The Coastline Convention Center has had to change to stay on track. Full story...
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Local athletes make commitments official

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videoVerbal commitments became official commitments all throughout the region on Wednesday as student athletes put the pen to the paper on the first day of the national letter of intent signing period. Full story...
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WFD rolls out old engine, rolls in new

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video It was out with the old, and in with the new today. The Wilmington Fire Department welcomed a new truck for station No. 5. Full story...
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WCA students pack meals for hungry children overseas

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video Students from a Wilmington high school joined together today to help children in need thousands of miles away. It was a sea full of hairnets and high hopes at Wilmington Christian Academy, as students worked hard to feed the hungry. Full story...
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NC House panel OKs more meth penalties

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Additional penalties for people who make methamphetamine in North Carolina or possess a key ingredient in making it have been approved by a House committee. Full story...
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Rabon bill would mean sweeping changes to state boards, commissions

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video If a bill in the state Senate becomes law, there will be some big changes on state boards and commissions, including the NC Utilities Commission and the Coastal Resources Commission. The bill proposes dismissing members of the bodies, and letting the governor and Republican-led legislature appoint new members. Full story...
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NC Klan leader found guilty on explosives and gun charges

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Evidence at trial also revealed that Charles Barefoot wanted to kill Johnston County Sheriff Steve Bizzell. BAREFOOT blamed Bizzell for the failure of a nightclub he operated, the Enchanted Barn. BAREFOOT also blamed Bizzell for the Klan group not being able to march in the September, 2001 Mule Days parade in Benson. Full story...
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Postal Service announces unilateral plan to end Saturday mail delivery

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video The US Postal Service isn't waiting any longer for permission from Congress to quit delivering mail on Saturdays. It says it's going ahead with plans to start five-day-a-week delivery in August. Full story...
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Columbus Co. man gets 6 month jail sentence after killing friend in crash

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video A Clarkton man pleaded guilty Wednesday in a fatal drunken driving crash that claimed the life of his friend in May. Nicholas Kent Wilkson, 20,entered the guilty pleas Columbus County Superior Court to felony death by motor vehicle and driving while impaired. Full story...
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NC bill would create new vocational HS diplomas

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A new bill working its way through the North Carolina legislature would create new high school graduation requirements focusing on vocational training to help graduating students not headed to college to get jobs. Full story...
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State approves highway paving projects for Brunswick, Pender, New Hanover counties

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video The NC Department of Transportation has awarded a $13.9 million contract to S.T. Wooten Corp. of Wilson to widening, resurfacing and shoulder work on roads in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Full story...
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Panel OKs tougher funeral protest penalties in NC

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Criminal penalties for people who disrupt a funeral or memorial service would get tougher under a bill approved by a House judiciary committee. Full story...
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