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Archive - Feb 21, 2014

EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Art for All 4

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videoAll for art, art for all! Wilmington's cutting edge art show is back in Downtown Wilmington this weekend, featuring amazing local artists. Full story...
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Flu expert discusses deadly season across North Carolina

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videoThis winter has been a particularly tough flu season. Last week eight people in North Carolina died from complications associated with the flu, including one person in Pender County. "The flu is just not the common cold," NHRMC epidemiologist Dr. Paul Kamitsuka said. "It kills." Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 'Secrets & Lies' director gets tips from WWAY as crews prep neighborhood for shoot

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video"Secrets & Lies" is ready to start shooting its pilot episode next week here in Hollywood East. Meanwhile crews are busy transforming one New Hanover County neighborhood for the show. Full story...
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WHA: Gang heroin bust a sign of residents helping fight crime

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says six gang members are in jail charged in a heroin ring. NHSO spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says in a news release the investigation intro heroin trafficking by validated members of the Blood gang started in November in partnership with Wilmington Police and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force. Full story...
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82nd Airborne paratrooper killed during training

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A military official says an 82nd Airborne paratrooper has been killed and two others seriously injured in an explosion during a training exercise at Fort Bragg. Full story...
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Cold front brings severe weather, but quiet conditions return for weekend

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A fast-moving cold front brought severe weather to several counties Friday afternoon. Full story...
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NC judge blocks taxpayer money to private schools

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videoA North Carolina judge is blocking a new law that would have allowed taxpayer money to go for tuition at private or religious schools. Full story...
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DAK files federal suit to get back pension overpayments

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videoDAK Americas' pension plan overpaid 15 former employees of its shuttered Navassa plant and now wants that money back, according to a suit filed Thursday in federal court. Full story...
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WPD: Gang members, brothers targeted in Thursday shootings

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videoWilmington Police say two brothers were the targets of separate shootings yesterday in Wilmington. Full story...
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CFCC celebrates construction milestone for fine arts building

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videoCape Fear Community College celebrated a construction milestone this morning as the school's new Humanities & Fine Arts Center begins to take shape in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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WPD investigates series of explosions

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videoWilmington Police say they are investigating a series of explosions around the city last night. Full story...
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NC university board considers no tuition hike

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North Carolina's public university system is about to do without tuition increases next year for undergraduates who live in the state, though out-of-state students would see higher costs. Full story...
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James Taylor appears in anti-fracking TV ad

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Singer-songwriter James Taylor is starring in a television ad for an environmental group urging North Carolina viewers to challenge efforts to allow natural gas exploration through fracking in the state where he grew up. Full story...
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NC election overhaul lawsuits returns to court

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Lawsuits challenging North Carolina's elections overhaul law are returning to federal court. Full story...
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