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Archive - Apr 3, 2013

Developer, philanthropist Bruce Cameron dies

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Developer and philanthropist Bruce Barclay Cameron Jr. died Wednesday in Wilmington, friends of the family confirmed. He was 95. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - April 3

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videoOn Wednesday Brett Blizzard informed us that he'll likely miss the season opener for the Wilmington SeaDawgs, but UNCW's all-time leading scorer will remain on the roster. The number one college baseball team in the country rolled into Wilmington on Wednesday. The UNC Tar Heels shutout UNC Wilmington 10-0. Plus more! Full story...
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Four in the hospital after crash on 3rd Street including a police officer

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videoFour people, including a police officer and a child are in the hospital tonight after an accident on 3rd Street. Full story...
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Proposed resolution rejects federal courts

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A North Carolina legislative leader says a resolution asserting the state can make its own laws regarding the establishment of religion won't be heard in its current form. Full story...
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Cobey elected NC education board chairman

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Former North Carolina congressman and state Republican Party chief Bill Cobey is the new chairman of the State Board of Education. Full story...
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NC journalist Roy Parker Jr. dies at 83

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Roy Parker Jr., a journalist whose career covered newspapers across North Carolina, has died. He was 83. Full story...
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Mothers of Twins host consignment sale on children's items

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videoGet in on some steals for the kids, and help out a Leland family that grew by five last year while you shop. Full story...
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McCrory signs Monkey Junction tax bill into law

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videoGov. Pat McCrory has signed into a law an exemption that will keep residents in Monkey Junction from having to pay property taxes to the City of Wilmington. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WPD posts video of controversial arrests, chief applauds officers

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video A Wilmington man is behind bars after police say he stole about a dollar in change at a bank yesterday. But the way that police took Roy Smith II into custody has some asking if the they acted too harshly. Full story...
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Former Carolina Beach mayor a no-show for criticism of town insurance costs

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video Carolina Beach's former mayor is making waves criticizing town council getting health and dental insurance paid for with tax money. The question, though, is why Ray Rothrock did not try to speak up when he was in office. Full story...
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Senate approves Goolsby's Racial Justice Act repeal

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videoThe state Senate agrees that the Racial Justice Act should be repealed completely in North Carolina as one way to restart executions after a more than six-year hiatus. Full story...
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Pender Co. principal named best in state

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videoSouth Topsail Elementary's principal is getting statewide recognition. AnnaMaria Romero-Lehrer is the North Carolina Association of Educators' Principal of the Year. Full story...
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NC bill seeks to legalize sweepstakes cafes, games

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A bill to legalize and tax sweepstakes cafes in North Carolina has been filed by legislators whose campaigns accepted cash from gaming operators. Full story...
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Groups challenge Racial Justice Act repeal

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Opposition groups and some North Carolina lawmakers are voicing their disapproval of a bill they say will kick-start executions in the state. Full story...
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McCrory offers plan to privatize NC Medicaid risk

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videoGov. Pat McCrory's administration wants to privatize North Carolina's $13 billion Medicaid program to hold down the spiraling costs of delivering health care for the elderly and disabled. Full story...
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