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THE RANT: When did Mandalay Baseball start running the City of Wilmington?

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First, let me be absolutely clear, the WWAY NewsChannel 3 Newsroom is neither pro nor anti baseball or ballpark. It's our ultimate goal to just cover the story as it progresses and keep Cape Fear residents, as well as the taxpayers of Wilmington, informed. However, it's also our job to ask tough questions of our leaders and last night's city council meeting left me with a list of them. Full story...
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UPDATE: Monkey Junction annexation may cost City of Wilmington $1.7 million; Rivenbark says money budgeted

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video Wilmington's rush to annex the Monkey Junction area may cost the city an extra $1.7 million according to a New Hanover County Commissioner. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council member denied reimbursement for travel by audit committee

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video Wilmington City Council member Laura Padgett requested to be reimbursed about $700 for a trip she took to Washington D.C. in March, but the city’s audit committee denied her request. Now Padgett is saying she doesn't think the committee handled it properly. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Rivenbark's son out of ICU, not expected to walk again

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video The son of a Wilmington City Councilman may never walk again. Travis Rivenbark was seriously injured in a bike accident earlier this month. Today his father, City Councilman Charlie Rivenbark spoke exclusively to WWAY. Full story...
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Rivenbark in critical condition; No charges filed while he's in hospital

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Wilmington City Councilman Charlie Rivenbark's son Travis is in critical condition Monday after being hit by a car while on his bicycle Saturday night. He suffered severe injuries including a broken neck. Full story...
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City Councilman's son hit by car

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At approximately 9:45 p.m. Saturday night a man on a bicycle was hit near the 7200 block of Eastwood Road heading towards Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington's budget concerns highlighted in New York Times

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Wilmington, N.C., is not Camden, N.J., which laid off half its police force this year. It is not Detroit, which is closing half of its public schools. But like local governments across the country, the City of Wilmington has been demonstrably diminished by five years of unyielding economic despair. That a place like Wilmington, until recently a real estate boom town, would defer a purchase as essential as a fire truck for even one year, much less five, speaks to the withering toll. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington City Attorney "too tired" to answer tough questions after council meeting

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When we took the mayor the bond language and asked him to show it to us, he told us the only person that could answer that question was City Attorney Carolyn Johnson. So, we went to Johnson to ask her, but she rudely responded that she was "too tired" to answer our question. Full story...
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