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City Council approves funding for WPD gang investigative unit
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 10:18pm.

videoWilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous asked for and received more than $142,000 for a new gang investigative unit, and reinforcements are coming to his department not a minute too soon.

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YOUR VOICE YOUR VOTE: Council candidates discuss ideas for fighting Wilmington's gang problem
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 4:17pm.

videoThe election for Wilmington City Council is less than four weeks away, so we decided to ask the candidates for their ideas about fighting gang violence in the Port City.

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City Council tackles parking issues
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 11:38pm.

video Wilmington City Council looked at the issue of parking in the city, passing an ordinance to spend just over $130,000 to pay operating expenses and help city parking decks pay debt. The council also addressed the parking deck on Water street

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Ballpark referendum strikes out
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 1:08am.

videoAfter several months of campaigning both for and against building a ballpark in the Port City, results are in, and voters overwhelmingly said no. Seventy percent of Wilmington voters decided against the city building a $37 million ballpark.

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Latest poll shows strong opposition to ballpark bond
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 10:59pm.

video To build or not to build. That is the question facing Wilmington voters. A new poll released today may give us some insight into how Port City voters are leaning heading into the election. A poll from the conservative Civitas Institute shows that overwhelmingly Wilmington voters are expected to say no.

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ONLY ON 3: Watch the Wilmington ballpark debate
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:10pm.

video Thursday night WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-fm hosted the only live debate focused on the ballpark bond referendum. Mayor Bill Saffo and Councilman Kevin O'Grady represented the city and Vote Yes Ballpark. Businessmen Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty spoke on behalf of Vote No Ballpark Tax.

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Ballpark debate sparks fireworks from both sides
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 10:49pm.

video WWAY and WHQR hosted the only baseball stadium debate Thursday night. Appropriately, with a big game comes fireworks, and the exchange was full of them.

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ONLY ON 3 & WHQR-FM: The only 'official' baseball stadium debate TONIGHT at 7 p.m.
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 7:22am.

video WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-FM 91.3 will co-host Wilmington's only "OFFICIAL" baseball stadium debate featuring Mayor Bill Saffo and City Councilman Kevin O'Grady along with "Vote No Stadium Tax" spokesperson Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty, who is also with the group. The debate will be TONIGHT at 7 p.m.

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Potentially contaminated sites could still be good for ballpark construction
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 10:24pm.

video According to experts, there are currently 80 to 90 potentially contaminated properties in the Wilmington area, also known as brownfield sites. Two of the properties are being considered by the city to build a minor league ballpark on the land.

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FIRST ON 3: City didn't reach deal with Mandalay/Braves this week
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:47pm.

video The City of Wilmington's talks with Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves are done for the week, but there is still no deal for the proposed ballpark. With an August 7 deadline looming, Councilman Kevin O'Grady says there is still a lot to work out.

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