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ONLY ON 3: Notes from CFPUA's "What We Learned Meeting" after Sweeney water main break

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Last week, WWAY NewsChannel 3 made a public record request for all internal e-mail from the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority regarding the water main break at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. Following is a memo distributed after it had a post-emergency follow-up meeting. Full story...
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Tours suspended aboard the "Diligence"

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DILIGENCE will be resurfacing its flight deck starting Wednesday August 11th. Due to safety concerns and the extended hours the contractors will be working, tours will not be given from August 11th to August 16th. Full story...
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New CFCC students get first taste of campus

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Today was orientation. 1,500 new students packed the Schwartz Center to learn about their new school, how to stay safe and how to succeed. The students say they have good reason for wanting to be a Sea Devil. Full story...
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Italian Festival hosts poker tourney Friday

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video Friday's poker tournament has a $50 buy-in. In addition to dinner and drinks, you get 5,000 chips plus an extra 500 if you pay in advance. There's a $1,000 prize pool. Full story...
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Mercury rules adds to Titan Cement plant's obstacles

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New federal regulations limiting the amount of mercury a factory can discharge could make it even tougher to open a much-debated North Carolina cement plant. Full story...
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WHQR-FM hires new station manager

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The Board of Directors of Friends of Public Radio (WHQR 91.3 FM) is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Cleve Callison as the new station manager of WHQR. Mr Callison’s first day on the job will be Tuesday, September 7, 2010. Full story...
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Blasts rock ILM, neighbors

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If you heard explosions near Wilmington International Airport this afternoon, there's nothing to worry about. Full story...
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Chadbourn woman flags down officer, admits to murder

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videoChadbourn Police are scratching their heads today after a woman flagged down an officer early Sunday morning and admitted to killing her boyfriend. What she asked for next has police stumped. Full story...
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Shark bites surfer off Figure Eight Island

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video A Wilmington man kicks a shark and then gets attacked. Josh Clement, 25, was surfing off Figure Eight Island with some friends Saturday. About 3 p.m., he caught a wave in. As he was jumping back on his board to paddle back out, he accidentally kicked the shark. He says the shark then turned and bit his left foot. Full story...
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Dosher sponsors drug disposal event

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Throwing medications down the drain or the toilet can pollute the water supply. And with prescriptions now the drug of choice for many teens, leaving old meds at home can be a bad idea. Full story...
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