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Battleship North Carolina

Battleship loses battle with tide; forced to close

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video The amount of water falling on southeastern North Carolina is making an impact in a lot of places. Along the Wilmington riverfront, the rain continues to fall, the river continues to rise, and all of this water made one of Wilmington's premier tourist attractions shut down early. Full story...
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Lieutenant Governor tours Battleship

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Walter Dalton went on a guided tour of the Navy ship docked in the Cape Fear River. Dalton got to see the parts of the ship that are on the tour path and even got to check out some parts of the ship that are off the tour path. Full story...
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Secretary of Navy coming to Wilmington

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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has accepted his invitation to come to Wilmington to celebrate the 235th birthday of the US Navy aboard the USS North Carolina battleship on October 12. Full story...
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Battleship won't leave home for repairs after all

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The Battleship North Carolina will not hit the high seas again after all. After sitting in the mud along the Cape Fear River for decades, the Battleship's hull needs repairs. Full story...
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SyFy Channel checks out USS North Carolina for spirits

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video Festival season or not, the battleship is a major attraction for ghost hunters. This isn't the ScyFy Channel's "Ghost Hunters" first time on the ship, but with Wilmington, a city rich in history, the activity doesn't stop with the ship. Full story...
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Former director of Battleship North Carolina wins state award

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Three distinguished North Carolinians were honored today at the N.C. Governor’s Conference on Hospitality & Tourism for their significant and continuing contributions to the growth and success of North Carolina's tourism industry. The 2010 Winners Circle Awards were presented to Capt. David R. Scheu of Wilmington, Bill Hensley of Charlotte and Spencer Robbins of Banner Elk. Full story...
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Battleship wants to show off 'Dirty Jobs'

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Keeping a war relic in shape is messy work. So much so the folks at the Battleship North Carolina want to feature the work on national TV. Full story...
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Ghost hunter to search Battleship NC

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Tales of ghosts aboard the Battleship North Carolina are nothing new. Next month a world-renowned expert will check them out for himself. Full story...
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Locals remember Pearl Harbor

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videoOn this date in 1941, Japanese forces attacked the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Six men who survived the attack took part in a memorial service Monday at the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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Newest Americans welcomed on Battleship North Carolina

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videoThe historic Battleship North Carolina served as the backdrop for a once in a lifetime event Thursday. Seventy-four members of the military, and relatives of service members, became US citizens. Full story...
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Preparations continue as Battleship Blast excitement grows

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videoSaturday night many of us will look to the skies to celebrate the Fourth of July. Friday, WWAY's Joe Mauceri took a look at the work that goes into getting ready for the nation's birthday. Full story...
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Realtors gather for celebration, hoping for promising summer

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Despite a slumping economy, local realtors found a reason to celebrate Thursday night. With Flag Day coming up Sunday, the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors decked out in red, white and blue for a bash aboard the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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Respect paid to veterans on Battleship North Carolina

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videoIn honor of Memorial Day, folks around the country spent time honoring the men and women who lost their lives serving our country. One ceremony in particular was held at a very poignant location Monday night, the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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