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Brunswick County checking up on emergency plans
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/28/2009 - 3:41pm.

With the recent cases of swine flu, Brunswick County is preparing for the worst. Brunswick County Emergency Services is making home visits to nearly 200 special needs patients to assess their ability to evacuate and find shelter in an emergency.

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Seniors take part in Heritage Arts Festival
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/28/2009 - 3:33pm.

Seniors entered their work into a contest Tuesday during the Heritage Arts Festival. Categories included different types of painting, wood carving, and knitting.

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Shots fired at North Kerr, two arrested
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/28/2009 - 9:32am.

Shots were fired into a house on North Kerr Avenue Monday night. Deputies tell WWAY two men pulled up to the house and got into an argument with someone who lived there.

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Teen airlifted to hospital after crash in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/28/2009 - 8:51am.

A teen was airlifted to the hospital after an accident in Brunswick County Monday. The crash occurred just before 5:00 p.m. at Maco and Goodman Roads near Leland.

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Opt-out policy for school districts that use corporal punishment
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/28/2009 - 8:36am.

The State House of Representatives wants school districts that use corporal punishment to provide an opt-out policy to parents. The legislation cleared the House Monday.

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Wilmington artist has work discovered online
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/27/2009 - 5:02pm.

videoFrom hometown to Hollywood, one local artist has been discovered online. His work to be used as part of a set in a hit TV series.

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Burn ban in Bruswick County, safety tips to prevent wildfires
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/27/2009 - 4:33pm.

South Carolina officials said a back yard trash fire may have contributed to the Highway 31 fire. Because of the fire, a burn ban is in effect for Brunswick County.

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Oak Island sees ashes from Horry County fire
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/27/2009 - 4:21pm.

Horry County fire ashes made their way to Oak Island. A video was shot at the South East 74th public beach access. Residents said the ash has progressively washed further from the shore line.

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Carolina Beach doctor surrenders license
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/27/2009 - 4:04pm.

A Carolina Beach doctor has surrendered her medical license in the face of an investigation. As of last Tuesday, Sara Lynn Christiansen, was no longer allowed to practice medicine.

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Man accused of drunk driving after motorcyclist dies
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/27/2009 - 3:57pm.

A Burlington man has died, after a motorcycle accident here in Wilmington on Sunday. Stanley Barnes was riding his bike on Market Street around 8:00 last night, when a SUV turned into his path.

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