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Battleship North Carolina

Battleship gets $250,000 donation from Wells Fargo

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina got another big donation to help it capital campaign to repair the ship's hull and preserve the state's WWII Memorial for generations to come. The Wells Fargo Foundation today announced a $250,000 contribution to the Battleship. Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy students help get USS NC shipshape

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videoInstead of working with text books and pencils today, Cape Fear Academy eighth graders used brooms and hoses for quite a lesson in history. More than 50 students are helping swab the deck of the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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State gives $500,000 toward Battleship NC repairs

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina is getting help from the state to preserve the aging landmark. The state's World War II memorial will get $500,000 from the Office of State Budget and Management's Repair and Renovation Contingency Reserve to repair the ship's thinning hull. Full story...
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Battleship NC gets $1M donation for preservation effort

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina announced a $1 million dollar donation today from the Duke Energy Foundation. The money will go toward repairing the the ship's hull and helping preserve the state's World War II memorial. Full story...
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Council accepts man's $15,000 donation for July 4 fireworks

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video Wilmington City Council heard an emotional tribute tonight that thousands will eventually enjoy. Council voted to accept a $15,000 donation from a Wilmington businessman to make up for losing a title sponsor for the 4th of July fireworks. Full story...
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Man's love for late wife could help Wilmington July 4 fireworks

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videoA Wilmington man's love for his late wife may keep Wilmington from paying extra for this year's 4th of July fireworks. Full story...
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Study shows economic impact of Battleship on Cape Fear area

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Research found that the USS North Carolina makes a significant and remarkably consistent contribution to the economy of its community. The significance of the ship's contribution to the regional economy was magnified by the "counter-cyclical" nature of its impact. Full story...
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Battleship marks Memorial Day with 48th annual service

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video People in the Port City Celebrated this Memorial Day in a variety of ways, including the 48th Annual Memorial Day Service on The Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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Battleship hopes license plates will bring in revenue

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The Battleship North Carolina hopes your car can help keep the state's World War II memorial afloat. The Battleship is accepting applications for a new specialized Battleship North Carolina license plate. Full story...
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City considers extra $25k to cover July 4 fireworks

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video Wilmington's annual July 4 firework show lost its biggest sponsor earlier this year. The city says the show will go on, but who will pay for it? Full story...
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