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Archive - Jan 3, 2014

UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard successfully rescued five people Friday from a disabled sailboat about 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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DHHS sent nearly 49,000 Medicaid cards for kids to wrong addresses

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videoThe North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says it mailed nearly 49,000 new Medicaid cards for children to the wrong people. DHHS says the cards show the child's name, Medicaid identification number, date of birth and primary care physician. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Two of three suspects in Columbus Co. murder were out on bond

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video New details have emerged about two of the suspects accused in the New Year's Day murder of a Hallsboro woman. Court records show that Derrick Devon Pierce and Antwan Jahmal Johnson have both had multiple run-ins with the law in the last year. Full story...
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WRAR drops beleaguered eShowings

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videoThe Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors has ended its relationship with eShowings serving up another hit to the beleaguered company and its workers. Full story...
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Some 911 cellphone calls lack accurate information

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A coalition pushing a federal agency to update wireless technology for emergency callers is pointing to problems in North Carolina to raise awareness of the issue. Full story...
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Owner blames logs in river for sinking his boat, business

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videoA boat docked in the Cape Fear River sank last night...And is still there today. Crews spent hours this afternoon trying to salvage the boat named Sea Star. Full story...
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After initial confusion Brunswick Co. School Board votes to keep 'The Color Purple'

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videoA Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will stay in Brunswick County Schools despite a county commissioner's objections. After months of debate about the educational value of "The Color Purple," the school board today turned the page on the controversy, but not before their own bit of drama. Full story...
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Report: Clay Aiken considering run for NC Congressional seat

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Singer Clay Aiken is reportedly considering running for one of North Carolina seat's in the US House of Representatives. Full story...
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NC's 2013 average gas price lowest in past 3 years

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The AAA Carolinas motor club says gas hit its lowest average price in three years in 2013 in North Carolina, and the downward trend is expected to continue this year. Full story...
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Man wanted in theft of presents

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videoA Rocky Point man is wanted in connection with the theft of a family's Christmas presents, according to the Pender County Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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NC councilman resigns in Klingon

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Call it a politician boldly going where no one has gone before. On Thursday, David Waddell used the Klingon language to write his letter of resignation from the Indian Trail Town Council. Full story...
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Problems persist with NC State Health Plan

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North Carolina officials say thousands of current and retired state workers are still having problems with their State Health Plan coverage. Full story...
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NC begins issuing free IDs for voting

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North Carolina has starting issuing free photo identification cards in preparation for new voter requirements. On Thursday, the state Division of Motor Vehicles started issuing the photo ID cards to people who don't have other forms of identification. Full story...
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Artifacts from Blackbeard's ship at Tryon Palace

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Artifacts from the flagship of Blackbeard the pirate will be on display at Tryon Palace in New Bern. Artifacts from the Queen Anne's Revenge, including cannon balls, a wine bottle and nautical tools, are on display in the Duffy Gallery from Friday through Feb. 15. Full story...
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NC gang conference to be held in Mount Olive

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A detective from Virginia will speak at a gang conference in North Carolina about the intersection of gangs and human trafficking victims. Full story...
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