Archive - Mar 8, 2013
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Wilmington, New Hanover Co. talk cooperation
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 3:54pm.

video New Hanover County and Wilmington leaders came together this morning for a power breakfast at the Wilmington Convention Center. The goal of the event was expanding cooperation between the two governing bodies and when it comes to the region's economic development strategy.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Former Leland cop not among those who lost certifications
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 3:48pm.

video The North Carolina Department of Justice now says one of five former Leland Police officers it said had lost their law enforcement certification was not part of the criminal investigation.

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Deer crashes into Market Street business
Submitted by IE on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 3:35pm.

video A Wilmington business got quite a surprise today when a deer crashed through its front window. Around noon today, employees and customers at the Plant Place on Market Sstreet heard a loud bang followed by the sound of breaking glass and merchandise. The buck stopped halfway in the window but then fled on hoof.

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New charter school to open in Carolina Beach
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 3:33pm.

video A new charter school is ready to open this fall in Carolina Beach. Today Island Montessori Charter started accepting applications from families in New Hanover and the surrounding counties a day after the state approved its request to be a charter school.

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Proceeds from Lo Tide Run support local cancer victims
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 10:52am.

The Steve Haydu St. Patrick's Lo Tide Run kicks off in Carolina Beach next weekend, and all the money raised stays in New Hanover Co., helping cancer victims suffering from financial problems that result from the disease.video

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FIRST ON 3: CFCC getting new ship for Marine Technology program
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 9:01am.

video The ship has finally come in for Cape Fear Community College. After a nearly decade-long search for a new training vessel for the college's marine technology program, CFCC will acquire the nationally-known research vessel the R/V Cape Hatteras.

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NC among states penalized for being too lax on drunken driving
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 8:53am.

Less than a year after President Barack Obama approved a piece of sweeping highway legislation, the U.S. Department of Transportation has penalized 33 states, North Carolina among them, for failing to comply with mandates aimed at curbing drunken driving.

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