Battleship North Carolina
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Battleship gets $250,000 donation from Wells Fargo
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:10pm.

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.

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Cape Fear Academy students help get USS NC shipshape
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 03/14/2014 - 3:36pm.

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.

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State gives $500,000 toward Battleship NC repairs
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:10pm.

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.

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Battleship NC gets $1M donation for preservation effort
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 1:15pm.

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.

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Council accepts man's $15,000 donation for July 4 fireworks
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 10:30pm.

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.

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Man's love for late wife could help Wilmington July 4 fireworks
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/14/2013 - 4:30pm.

videoA Wilmington man's love for his late wife may keep Wilmington from paying extra for this year's 4th of July fireworks.

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Study shows economic impact of Battleship on Cape Fear area
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 2:01pm.

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.

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Battleship marks Memorial Day with 48th annual service
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 05/27/2013 - 9:40pm.

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.

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Battleship hopes license plates will bring in revenue
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 7:46am.

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.

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City considers extra $25k to cover July 4 fireworks
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 4:21pm.

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?

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