Archive - Jun 19, 2013
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DAK Americas closing Navassa plant
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 10:27pm.

video Six-hundred people will soon be out of work after a Brunswick County factory closes its doors.

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NC first lady urges Senate action on breeder bill
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 9:51pm.

North Carolina first lady Ann McCrory is making a rare foray into politics by urging the state Senate to take action on a bill aimed at preventing animal cruelty by large dog breeders.

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McCrory signs repeal of Racial Justice Act
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 9:49pm.

Gov Pat McCrory has signed into law a repeal of a landmark act that allowed convicted murderers in North Carolina to reduce sentences to life in prison if they could prove racial bias.

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McCrory OKs some loan interest rate increases
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 9:48pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory has signed into law interest rate increases on installment loans. McCrory approved a bill Wednesday that increases the maximum borrowing amount and interest rates on installment loans, which are often pursued by people with poor credit histories.

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'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dead at 51
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 7:50pm.

videoJames Gandolfini, the actor who most famously portrayed Tony Soprano on the series "The Sopranos," has died in Italy at age 51, according to his managers and HBO, which broadcast "The Sopranos."

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Pender High student charged with statutory rape on campus
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 7:38pm.

videoDeputies in Pender County have charged a 19-year-old with raping a fellow student at Pender High School on the last day of school earlier this month, WWAY has learned.

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BUILDING HISTORY: Mixto
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 7:36pm.

video This former Wilmington mayor and business veteran believes in his city. Harper Peterson is part of this week’s Building History.

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Historic home moved by barge
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 5:32pm.

video The Palmgren-O'Quinn house traveled up the Intracoastal Waterway from Harbor Island by barge Wednesday afternoon. The barge carried the 120-ton home to an empty lot on Pelican Drive, where the house will sit for the night.

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