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Wilmington parents upset NHC schools arent warning about H1N1 cases

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videoParents at a Wilmington middle school are upset because they were not notified when several students at the school came down with H1N1. School administrators said they are not required to share the information. Full story...
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Azalea Festival announces art contest winner

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Azalea Festival organizers announced the winner of a student art contest Thursday. Her work will be featured on souvenirs at the upcoming festival. Full story...
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Lights on Afterschool program celebrated in Wilmington

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videoAfterschool programs prove to be important for kids who might otherwise have no where to go. As part of a national celebration, one Wilmington program was recognized for its positive effects on the kids who take part. Full story...
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Nighttime delays on MLK Parkway

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Expect nighttime delays on MLK Parkway for a couple of months. The Department of Transportation said there will be intermittent lane closures on MLK... Full story...
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Tigers look to win one for Coach Murphy

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videoThe Mason-Dixon Semi-Pro Football Championship game is in Wilmington Saturday. The hometown Wilmington Tigers will be playing with heavy hearts though. Head coach William Murphy died unexpectedly on Sunday. Full story...
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Two Wilmington men involved in heroin bust

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Two Wilmington men are charged with trafficking heroin. Deputies arrested 22-year-old Jamar Keshawn Parker, and 32-year-old Kevin Robinson Monday. Full story...
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Wilmington turns green Wednesday, locals win awards

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Folks in Wilmington were seeing "green" Wednesday night. The Green Living Expo, sponsored by the Greater Wilmington Business Journal and WWAY, featured more than 40 vendors. Each of them exhibited ways for folks to be a little more eco-friendly. Full story...
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Vets remember their not-so cherished meals

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videoMemories of the war live on in the men and women who served their country. Wednesday morning, some of them gathered to share memories and a favorite wartime breakfast with an off-color name. Full story...
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Mayor Saffo claims October 21 Disability Employment Awareness Day

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Several disabled workers were acknowledged in a ceremony at Wilmington City Hall Wednesday afternoon. Their employers were also recognized for their role in helping the disabled. Full story...
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Marching band showcase - Smashing Hit

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videoAshley, Hoggard, Laney and New Hanover all performed on the same field Tuesday night. It was the 13th Annual New Hanover County Marching Band Showcase. Full story...
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The Titan Cement timeline

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videoThe whole process began with a plan to reopen the Old Roanoke Cement Plant that has sat deserted on the banks of the Cape Fear River for about twenty years. WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo picks up the story from there. Full story...
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Wilmington hosts climate conference

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The National Weather Service of Wilmington is hosting the Regional Climate Conference. It features more than two dozen presentations over two days. Most of the talks focus around the future of the climate here in North Carolina. Full story...
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Parents, students push to stay in schools close to home

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New Hanover County will have a new middle school next year; Holly Shelter Middle School. But it requires shifting students around. The second of three public forums on redistricting took place Monday night at Noble Middle School. Full story...
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Air draft permits up for discussion at two Titan Cement forums Tuesday night

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The next step in the Titan Cement saga takes place Tuesday. Carolina Cement, a Titan subsidiary, hopes to open a cement plant in Castle Hayne... Full story...
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Wave Transit eyes trolley system for Port City

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A new proposal may have the Port City looking more like the San Francisco Bay area. County commissioners heard a Wave Transit proposal that would bring a trolley system to Wilmington in the next few years. Full story...
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