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Wilmington golfers react to Tiger's apology

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video Before teeing off on the course, golfers gathered around the the TV in the clubhouse at Echo Farms to watch Tiger's apology. They listened intently, but they weren't buying it. Full story...
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Goo Goo Dolls, Collective Soul to rock Azalea Festival

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A couple of big name bands will rock the Azalea Festival. Organizers announced today the Goo Goo Dolls and Collective Soul will play Trask Coliseum Thursday, April 8. Former American Idol contestant Chris Sligh headlines Contemporary Christian Stage. Full story...
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Movie version of 'Blood Done Sign My Name' opens

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A movie about the killing of a black man in 1970 in North Carolina and the trial that resulted in the acquittals of white men is opening nationally. Full story...
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Elderly bus driver charged in Wednesday crash

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video Wilmington Police charged 80-year-old Otis Hames with failure to yield the right of way yesterday, but school officials say prior to the accident Hames had a clean driving record and all of the qualifications for the job. Full story...
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Setting a new course: The Life & Career of Samuel L. Gravely, Jr.

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video This fall, Wilmington will play host to another Naval commissioning. This time for the USS Gravely. Coming up tonight on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 11, we learn more about the ship's namesake. Full story...
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Parents Concerned About Elderly Bus Driver

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video A New Hanover County school bus accident is under investigation, while the 80 year old driver has been suspended with pay. Some parents are surprised by his age. Full story...
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Heart disease killed woman left in home

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The woman who's body was found in her daughter's Ogden home months after her death died of natural causes. An autopsy report says Blanche Mathilda Roth died of heart disease. Full story...
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Pilot season takes flight in Hollywood East

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video It's that time of year for TV and movie producers to come to Wilmington to scout locations for pilots. Full story...
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Viewers step up to help apparent scam victim

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It never ceases to amaze us how kind and generous some of our viewers are. Full story...
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Getting tired of Front Street mess

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video Wilmington City Spokesperson Dylan Lee says the end product will be well worth the frustration, but our question is what will front street be like for the Azalea Festival in April? Full story...
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PPD opening two international offices

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PPD, Inc. announced the opening of offices in Manila, Philippines, and Bangalore, India, expanding its Phase II-IV clinical development services in response to growing client demand in Asia Pacific. PPD will provide clinical management services in key therapeutic areas from both locations. Full story...
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What are "White Spaces" and how will they affect you?

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video WiFi access throughout the city, intelligent traffic systems, water systems, power systems are all possible with this white space technology. Wilmington is going to be the first test market in the country. Full story...
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Mold forces changes at New Hanover County school

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An environmental test at Wrightsboro Elementary School found mold in six of 12 classrooms tested. Full story...
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Trailblazing police officer leaving the beat

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Ofc. Verna Atwood is the first African-American woman to reach full retirement as a Wilmington police officer. Full story...
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Halyburton Park set ablaze

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About 15 to 20 acres were scorched in an effort to minimize the risk of wildfires while removing undergrowth, making it easier for native plants to grow. Full story...
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